Life has been rather serious. Doing lots of things that require focus. Proof-reading, editing, planning,  teaching preparation, organising. It’s time to play.
The karo flowers, with their deep red curling petals, are dropping everywhere. What would they look like on the green moss down by the beach. Ouch. It’s quite a contrast.

 It helps to have a small companion when entering Nature’s playground. Off she goes to gather things along the sea’s edge. Today spotted leaves are a favourite.

 Look, we can make marks by cutting into the sand with a shell.

 We can trace out marks in the sand with a hand.
 ‘I’ll be the collector and you can be the put-ter,’ she says. And so together we make magic on the sand.

Here it is. We did it together.

Nature’s playground gives us everything we need.