I spent the afternoon baffled by cracking sounds coming from a pine tree (you will hear it if you listen closely to the video audio below). At first, I thought it must be an animal picking at its bark or branches; then it occurred to me that today is the first hot day (35°C/95°F) of the South African spring—it is the pine cones opening in the heat!

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  1. wow! that’s incredibly serene and somewhat rhythmical. life feels like it takes deeper breaths and moves more languidly there. thanks for sharing. 🙂

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