The terror and delight of the invisible glass trap

The terror and delight of the invisible glass trap

Posts Stories from the farm – a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarm As a human invention, glass is a remarkable thing. It helps us see, keeps the elements at bay and holds our precious liquid tonics. If you have even watched a...
The versatile banana holds special secrets

The versatile banana holds special secrets

posts Stories from the farm - a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarm Bananas - what's the deal? The humble banana is not a fruit but a berry! Furthermore, it is not a tree but a herb! Yes, a banana plant is technically a large herb,...
The Mormon Butterfly

The Mormon Butterfly

Posts Stories from the farm – a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarm Butterfly poetry Never has black been so velvet. Stare for even a moment, and it draws you into a vast abyss of mesmerising travel. It is the black of all...
Scale and the ant

Scale and the ant

Posts Stories from the farm – a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarm The leaves of the ornamental lime, not precisely a lime, more a limequot tree, had turned black. “It wasn’t like this the other day,” said...
Ghost in the rock

Ghost in the rock

Posts Stories from the farm – a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarm There was some tension in the air. The air itself was thick. After-noon, tropical and plush. But today it seemed more oppressive than usual. The guys were...