Monthly Archives: July 2009

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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Skywatch Friday : Keeping to the blues …

When a cold front hits the Southern African Cape … ….. the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town with Table Mountain completely shrouded with cloud … … it usually travels up the country … and several times during … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday : Come with me

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Hubby’s been there too …

A few years ago my hubby, on a business trip, went to Elmina in Ghana and visited the slave castle where President Obama and his family have been to recently. There must be tons of websites with the story but … Continue reading

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WE love you .. M !!

Have been thinking of my friend, M who hubby and I bumped into yesterday. She felt totally rejected! She makes the most exquisite dolly and teddy bear clothes! Putting all her passion for sewing into these beautiful little outfits and … Continue reading

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