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It's not always easy to keep in touch ~

Liz trying to post a letter.

but we will post our news when we can.

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Liz is a member of the Society of Scottish Artists and has an artist's page there.






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Birds of the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve

Mike has launched another two versions of his Birds of the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. This latest book is in full colour and illustrated throuought with stunning photographs. You can find a link to the interactive Apple iBook on iTunes here and a PDF version here. Both versions are FREE.

Birds of the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve - South African iBook

The iBook can be downloaded for FREE directly from here, as it is not yet available in South Africa through iTunes. This can only be read on an iPad, so visit this page on your iPad and open it directly from there. Choose open in iBooks.

The original detailed account of the birds of the reserve is still available in the electronic journal 'Biodiversity (formerly Ornithological) Observations'. This can be downloaded as a free PDF from here.



Exhibitions that have included paintings from The Smallest Kingdom

A number of paintings from the book are now part of The Shirley Sherwod Collection, London.

'Botanical Art in the 21st Century', Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art, Kew Botanic Gardens, Richmond. February 8 – August 10 2014.

In 2013, Liz's Haemanthus painting was included in the 'Botanical Art into the Third Millennium' exhibition at the Museo della Grafica, Pisa, Italy.

Plants in Peril exhibition at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art, Kew Botanic Gardens until 9th April 2012.


Pisa exhibition 2013

Waiting for opening time at the Museo della Grafica, Pisa.