Monthly Archives: March 2011

Wordless Wednesday :

A country road in Ireland – 2009 For more Wordless Wednesday contributions go here and here

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Housewifery …

… is a derivative of ‘housewife’ which according to the Oxford Dictionary means  :   “a married woman whose main occupation is caring for her family and running the household” – Yippee for modern appliances !!!    I can do all this AND go … Continue reading

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Sunday Selections # 12

Thought a change was in order!!!!   Yay! I hear you say …. instead of more door photos 🙂 … or is it 😦   … and before peeping through the keyhole …    …check out the gates …. there are big gates …  … small gates … … Continue reading

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Earth Hour : 8.30-9.30 : 26/03/2011

Did you turn your lights off?  I did …

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Skywatch Friday :

Angel in the sky ….  Not the best photo but was quite taken aback when I saw it whilst driving from gym to the shopping centre.    Had to stop the car, take out my cell phone and capture this ‘vision’ in … Continue reading

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They say life was simple in the old days …

It may have been simple but it was jolly hard work!!!! I found ‘amongst-my-Mum’s-recipe-books’ …. …..one of her school books which makes fascinating reading … (my Mum’s youngest sister had the same book a year later)   Even though they … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday :

  Drakensberg … again !! For more contributions to Wordless Wednesday go here and here

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Amongst my Mum’s recipe books

This is a page from a very well used recipe book from Tennyson Primary School, Bulawayo, Rhodesia (my older brother and I were founder pupils of the school).  The recipe book was compiled for school fundraising and all the Mum’s submitted a recipe … Continue reading

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Sunday Selections #11

To continue with my ‘doors’ theme, as I featured a few weeks on Sunday Selections, here are some small/short doors from our trips to England, Wales and Ireland People from way back must have been very short !!!!   I am 5’5″ … Continue reading

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No time …

…. to look for a nice Skywatch photo … this morning I walked a primary school ‘fun’ 5 kms walk .. then grocery shopping .. tip all the shopping onto kitchen table .. now off to do the lunchtime/karate afternoon at the boys’ school … Continue reading

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