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Maybe the reason I love animals so much, is because the only time they have broken my heart is when theirs has stopped beating.

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Hi, I’m Maree Clarkson, living on my little piece of African soil in Ballito, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, and this is a photographic journey of the wildlife and other happenings in and around my area.

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Hedgehogs, Chooks, Nature, gardening and other rambles. In summer I always enjoy an early-evening walk on our smallholding. No need to get in my car to find nature, I have 8.5ha right here to explore, always hoping to see the Barn Owl or some Guinea fowl, but always enjoying the Bluegum trees and beautiful grasses, weeds and wild flowers along the way.

I am also an avid collector. I am drawn to things that other people have abandoned. The items I covet and the reasons for seeking them out vary wildly. In any case, there is much to love about abandoned stuff!

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My life in Tarlton



Maree Clarkson Fine Art

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I am also a watercolour artist and you can find all my artworks on RedBubble here

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Jewellery inspired by Nature

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Quote of the Week

I think this is what hooks one to gardening: it is the closest one can come to being present at creation.
— Phyllis Theroux


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  • Age: 72
  • Joined: May 2016

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Having fun on RedBubble (and sales)

A Southern Masked Weaver building his nest in my garden / I joined RedBubble in February 2010 and in the beginning I up-loaded my art, obviously, but also up-loaded “random” (photographic) images just for the fun of it, enjoying the comments and interaction of friends and the wonderful community here. As time went by, I started selling more and more products and also, my portfolio just grew and g…
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