Monthly Archives: July 2009

Skywatch Friday : Sky in a bubble

Not rain droplets but from watering my garden … Winters on the Highveld are extremely dry … dry air, dry ‘veld’ (grassland and bush), dry ground, dry skin, dry lips … dry … dry … dry ….. … and gardens … Continue reading

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We are there ….

… we have reached the main chamber of the Catedral de Sal (Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira, near Bogota, Colombia) This photo is taken on the same balcony as the statue of the salt angel. Note the salt at the foot … Continue reading

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Let’s keep walking ..

… down the tunnel that leads to the Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira … … passing deposits of salt on the walls …. Not sure what these are for … these large dome shapes which reflect blue light … I … Continue reading

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Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira …

… is an hours drive from Bogota in Colombia. That’s where my hubby is at the moment .. in Bogota … on a business trip but whilst there he will be attending the wedding of our friend, Mr T to … Continue reading

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Weekly Winners : 19 – 25 July

What have we today, for our Weekly Winners ?… … ummm … let’s see …. we have the odd rose … singled out from a bunch I bought for the vase … … the purples/mauves/lilacs of the lavender flower … … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday :

A cold front sweeping along the coastline of Kwa Zulu Natal (Ballito – north of Durban) … The weather on this coastline is usually magnificent at this time of year – that’s why we always took our family holidays in … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday : Littlest cousins

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She wanted to change someone’s life so she chose me ..

I am gullible … a little bit … I do admit that. When strangers ask me something I will reply, either with a nod and smile, if I think they are ‘cagey’ looking or I will have a quick word … Continue reading

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The art of icing a birthday cake for Grandpa!

…. as passed down by “my Gwanny” … .. “first you have to lick the icing off the whizzing thing ….. ” … then you have to squish the smarties on .. like this …. ” … then you get … Continue reading

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Weekly Winners : 12 – 18 July

“Oranges … .. and lemons … .. say the bells of St Clements …” Old leather … … on the handle of my granny’s heat-diffuser … Another old wooden handle … … on my grandmother’s long-floppy-knife-thingy used for flipping crumpets/flapjacks … Continue reading

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