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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Skywatch Friday :

A cold front swept up from the Cape to the Highveld on Wednesday … … bringing with it dark clouds … blocking out our blue skies and winter/spring sunshine .. The clouds stayed awhile then were blown away by an … Continue reading

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Giraffe day …

Yesterday was ‘Giraffe Day’ …. according to Janet and Firefly !! So here are my contributions …. baby giraffes taken on an early morning game drive two years ago! Shocking .. that’s the last time we went to a Game … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday : Empty nest …

For more contributions to Wordless Wednesday go HERE

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