Monthly Archives: May 2011

Max and the Cat

Meet Max …. … who snoozed in the late afternoon sun at the door of our room (stables converted into very comfortable rooms!) .. and the cat … who snoozed with hubby after we arrived at Kuilfontein Stable Cottages Time for … Continue reading

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An evening stroll …

…. along the farm road at De Zeekoe Guest Farm just outside Oudsthoorn in the Klein Karoo, hubby and I walked passed the farm sheds  ….. to the enclosures with families of ostriches.  As we approached the first one, daddy Ostrich rounded up his … Continue reading

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The Snail and the Whale

“The sea snail slithered all over the rock “and gazed at the sea “and the ships in the dock Port Alfred Harbour “And as she gazed she sniffed and sighed “The sea is deep ”  and the world is wide! … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday :

Hubby and I have been on a road trip under our glorious African skies.  Down the Garden Route, nipping inland to Oudsthoorn, then down to Hermanus and Somerset West with the route back home again through the Karoo.  We live … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday :

Tokara Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, Western Cape For more Wordless Wednesday contributions go here and here

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In the beginning …

I thought that would be the best place to start !!!!   We travelled to a different part of our beautiful country … new to us anyway, as ashamedly, hubby and I have never been down the Garden Route.  We’ve had children ‘forever’ and most family holidays … Continue reading

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I’m back !!

  Magnificent panoramic views from the Swartberg Pass between Oudsthoorn and Prince Albert Just when I’ve got used to WordPress and the layout etc, I come back from a glorious 3 week holiday and find there are changes !!!  Challenges … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to my dear Mum!

 R-bottom – Feb 2011 … others – Nov 2005    You are only 83 today and should have been enjoying life to the fullest as you always did.  Wish I could take you out for a lovely fish lunch, share a … Continue reading

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