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It's been an interesting few months since the last journal update. Photos have been coming thick and fast - a sporadic jaunt to Alberta for licensure exams led to a trip to Banff and the Rockies; a road trip round Cornwall last week gave rise to some Caribbean-esque vistas of the Atlantic and yesterday we ventured to London after winning a trip up the Shard. Which is embarrassingly high. A plan to visit Catania later in the year is afoot which sounds exciting not least because apparently they have ice-cream for breakfast. I SAID THEY HAVE ICE-CREAM FOR BREAKFAST.

In London last night we went to the excellent London Jazz Café in Camden where the elegant demigods of South African popjazzafrobeatfusion Freshlyground were playing to an audience of about 200. We were front row and thoroughly entertained. We chatted with the band afterwards and they were extremely personable and friendly - great night out!

Also this last few months has been food food food. Baked goods are everywhere (scones, Nanaimo bars, breads of all shapes and sizes) - and I've been experimenting with a cold-smoker in the garden and am now a purveyor of fine alder smoked salmon and oak-smoked cheddar. Crazy times. Foraging has been at an all time high this year too - many litres of Elderflower cordial and associated derivations have been produced. Our visit to Cornwall generated obscene amounts of culinary pleasure as well - tonka bean delights, the best fish and chips I've ever tasted and nouveau British tapas abounds. Truly it is a great time to be eating in the UK despite the reputation we used to have.

Also mum's the word but I'm organising a photography exhibition which is probably long overdue but it turns out these things take a lot of effort so bear with me!

Finally, if you get chance please do check out my updated wildlife photography portfolio video for 2014 - you can see it at youtube here:
  • Mood: Joy
  • Listening to: Mowbray Kaap - Freshlyground
  • Reading: 1001 Arabian Nights
  • Watching: Hawai'i 5-0
  • Playing: Sensible Soccer (!)
  • Eating: Nanaimo Bars
  • Drinking: Caipirihnas

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Ubhejane
Animal Medic
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United Kingdom
Current Residence: Cambridge, UK
Favourite genre of music: Mbaqanga, Kwassa-Kwassa and Jiti
Favourite photographer: Steve Bloom, Art Wolfe and Themba Hadebe
Favourite style of art: Cel-rendered CGI
Operating System: Various. XP usually...maybe Amiga OS shortly...
MP3 player of choice: mpMan
Skin of choice: My own!
Favourite cartoon character: Killface
Personal Quote: Copro diem
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JadasArtVision Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
:hug: thanks for the :+fav: :la:
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byzho Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Professional Artist
Thanks so much for the Watch!
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SoFDMC Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
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Ubhejane Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
merry christmas to you too and have a good new year!
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DKMphotography Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013  Professional Photographer
Thanks for watching... Much appreciated!! Glad you like. Absolutely Love your work.
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Ubhejane Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:D
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SoFDMC Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday.
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Ubhejane Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks :D
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marob0501 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday  tomorrow 
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Ubhejane Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks :D
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