Farm Documentary: Fire and Smoke

It seems everything is on fire. The autumn leaves are alight with colour, a golden dust

Cane Fire

Cane fire in Mozambique

cloud hovers above the farm roads and the farmers are burning fire breaks in preparation for potential runaway fires during the dry Winter months.

It’s the last bout of fiery life before Winter sets in…

I took these images a few days ago, escaping the hours of editing and web design! I love a good fire! It reminds me of our time in Mozambique, when the cane fires burned so high, their flames would engulf the sun!


“There may be a great fire in our soul, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.” 
― Vincent van Gogh

And now, in South Africa….

Fire fighter

Fire burning in KwaZulu-Natal


Smoke Break

Smoke Break

Fire Beater

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