Current Rock Art research generally agrees that most Bushman paintings and engravings are a metaphor for their complex religious, mythical and spiritual beliefs. These images show how they might have made meaning from their contact with wild animals, other groups and finally the white settlers.

I took five generations of women from my family tree, showing each mothers roughly 400 fertile eggs she naturally produces during her lifetime of ovulation. Each egg represents one monthly cycle, blue shows a boy foetus and pink a girl.