Monthly Archives: August 2009

While the treefellers …

… are sawing, cracking and felling old branches and trunks of these once-magnificent conifers in my garden …. and making me very nervous watching branches hurtling down on my plants, garden wall, neighbours garden …… (ooh she’s not going to … Continue reading

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Weekly Winners : 23 – 29 August

“Hello … my name is Erin …. “I spent last Sunday with my Grwanny and Grwampa while my mommy and daddy went to play golf. We had a lovely day celebrating their friend’s birthday who is visiting from a long, … Continue reading

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Jackie’s friend …

… came to visit today! He’s a miniature doberman who lives down the road … and who is so small and thin, he hops through the gate … … and comes to play!! Robbie sometimes chases him away .. or … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday : "I see the moon ..

… and the moon sees me” …. through the spring blossoms of the Flowering Plum (prunus x blireiana)… Hello … another little bird watching me while I take photos of the blue sky – I think he’s a Chaffinch .. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday :

For more Wordless Wednesday photographs, like these bucket fulls of proteas … go HERE

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Birthday celebration .. far from home!

M celebrated her birthday yesterday. Our three South American friends, who are out here on business, came on Sunday for a braain/bbq but as it was the day before M’s birthday, we decided to make it special … she’s so … Continue reading

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Weekly Winners : 16 – 22 August 2009

I love this time of the year … … when little buds burst into new growth … … with shiny new green leaves … .. and white flowering quince open … … and embrace the warm sunshine … … when … Continue reading

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