Monthly Archives: February 2011

I can’t get onto Facebook …

.. is anyone else having a problem ? Another birthday !!  This time it’s my son, Carl, whose birthday was during the week.  We celebrated yesterday with a family braai and of course … a ‘Granny/Mom Speciality’ birthday cake … … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday :

Keeping to the theme of raptors at Falcon Ridge, Bird of Prey Centre, as in last Friday’s Skywatch … …. the magnificent Black Eagle with the backdrop of the Drakensberg mountains, patches of blue sky and clouds building up for afternoon … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday :

Champagne Valley -Central Drakensberg For more contributions to Wordless Wednesday go here and here

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Wind beneath my wings ..

 Firefly .. this is for you … Crowned Eagle (Hugo is his name!) landing on Alison’s glove for his little titbit of chicken at Falcon Ridge, Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg

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Skywatch Friday :

During our recent short trip to the Drakensberg, hubby and I went to the ‘Falcon Ridge – Bird of Prey Centre’ where Greg and Alison enthusiastically share their knowledge and expertise on the rehabilitation of raptors.   There are flight displays … Continue reading

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Oh no !!! … no birthday cake !!

 Well …. not the usual ‘Granny Speciality Chocolate Birthday Cake with Smarties’ !!! My oven was not repaired in time to make it.  My Mum had written down a microwave choc cake recipe a few years ago but there were … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday :

Falcon Ridge – Bird of Prey Centre – Central Drakensberg (see previous post) For more Wordless Wednesday contributions go here and here

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Falcon Ridge – Bird of Prey Centre

Hubby and I finally managed to see the flight displays at Falcon Ridge – a rehabilitation centre for birds of prey.  Every time we’ve been to the Central Drakensberg the Centre has been closed due to bad weather.  On our … Continue reading

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A 4th birthday party with a difference !

Connor’s 4th birthday party yesterday cannot be topped by the ‘Jones’s’ !!   Jeanette has the full story on her blog with the most amazing photos.  In essence, we had the cake, which I had great fun decorating … not making … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday :

What a day !!!!!  .. on the go all day … but it’s still Friday … Skywatch Friday !!!!!   Just had to submit a photo which my friends on Facebook have seen already but it’s so breathtaking had to put on my blog … Continue reading

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