Monthly Archives: February 2009

My first conversation with Connor …

….. was yesterday (Friday) afternoon! I was thrilled .. and quite taken aback! His ‘talking’ has increased by leaps and bounds since starting school in January – we knew it would. I usually have a little chat with his teacher … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday : Table Mountain …

….. Cape Town, South Africa … Not-a-spectacular-sky .. just plain blue with clouds peeping over Table Mountain just before it wafts over the cable car house. This is for you Marcelle ….. For more beautiful skies, visit the Skywatch link … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday :

Gordon’s Bay:Western Cape For more Wordless Wednesday wonders go here

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Basket ware ..

… is an art that the African rural women have a real talent for .. as well as their beading. Firefly mentioned their beadwork a little while ago so I thought I would focus on their baskets. There is a … Continue reading

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Weekly Winners : 15 – 21 Feb

Cutie Pie ….. not listening … ! Cutie Pie with sucker! Bradley with goggles TWO TODAY !! Hands and fingers! Dirty face I love shoes …. Shiney spot “Missing my ‘Lainey” – lying on her bed “Will she be here … Continue reading

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Thokozisa .. the happy meeting of ways

This is the Central Drakensberg’s version of a mall …. African curios galore ….. Several sculptures are scattered around the ‘mall’ … Art Gallery is up the slope in this rondavel … Beautiful 100% woollen rugs are woven here by … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday : Peeping through …

… the clouds … .. are majestic mountains in Central Drakensberg. I have added the photo below to show the whole range viewed from the Champagne Castle Hotel at the foothills of this magnificent mountain range. The highest peak – … Continue reading

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Mmmmmm!! …. Mmmmmm!!

Didn’t want to open this gorgeous box but I had to … just had to try one … after I was given very explicit instructions on firstly .. how to open it … then .. open the package … ‘slowly … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday :

Sadly neglected …. For more Wordless Wednesday entries visit here

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Connor is TWO !!

‘Granny’s speciality’ birthday cakes! (Nana to Connor .. he insists!) Granny to the others but I am HIS Nana! The Birthday Boy with big brother and Aunty ‘Naine A not-very-well birthday boy – poor little sausage had a fever by … Continue reading

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