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SEAL, unconditional mother love (058)

SEAL, unconditional mother love (058)

Have you ever wondered why the Common Seal with its beautiful large round heartmelting eyes wins you over before you even know it? This is one of the many tales about the Ark of Noah. But it is also a moving tale about unconditional mother love. In long gone times when the earth was being […]

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HIMALAYAN BALSAM, The fatal wedding dress (80)

HIMALAYAN BALSAM, The fatal wedding dress (80)

HIMALAYAN BALSAM The fatal wedding dress Take the time to enjoy the beautiful flowers of the tall Himalayan Balsam with this fairy tale in mind as you do. A story of determination and strife. A fairy tale about beauty which refuses to bow to evil influences. This touching story of Meying (extraordinarily beautiful flower) and […]

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Why the great tit wears a tie and the blue tit a cap (050)

Why the great tit wears a tie and the blue tit a cap (050)

Great tits and blue tits have adapted to human beings. They are happy to visit our gardens in wintertime and enjoy the strings of peanuts and fat balls. Just take a look some time at the black stripe across the breast of the great tits. They vary in width from one bird to another. Did […]

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SEAGULL, Rough, clever and noisy (079)

SEAGULL, Rough, clever and noisy (079)

Lying with my back against the dunes I often enjoy watching the white seagulls with their black wing tips standing out against the blue sky while they quietly let themselves be carried on the thermals. Then I fantasize about the origins of their behaviour. This resulted in the story below. At the end of the […]

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How the sea eagle came to have sharp eyesight, the SEA EAGLE (78)

How the sea eagle came to have sharp eyesight, the SEA EAGLE (78)

What a powerful presence an eagle emanates. No wonder the Greeks saw the bird as being the right hand of the supreme god Zeus. And that kings, emperors and other rulers have been keen to use this king of the birds as a symbol to enhance their own  importance: its image decorates many flags, weapons […]

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