Monthly Archives: January 2012

Prospects of a beautiful day

Hillbrow Tower, Braamfontein and Jo’burg Gen. Hospital (on left) zoomed in from the (veld)  greenbelt.  Facing easterly direction and maybe a little smoggy over city!  Around 7 a.m. on our (Jackie and me) morning walk   …  

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Another rainy Sunday afternoon

… another thought of another rainy day last year … during our Garden Route holiday, specifically Plettenberg Bay …  We drove from Knysna through Plettenberg Bay, stopping to take a ‘damp and drizzly’ photograph from Robberg Nature Reserve overlooking the … Continue reading

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Happiness is ….. it’s Friday !

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Skywatch Friday :

These were my first sky/moon/clouds photos I took with my new camera – 29 December 2011 For more spectacular skies around the world visit Skywatch

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Je parle trés peu le français

Need to brush up on my old schooldays French from way .. way back ..   ‘cos, look where hubby and I are going in July 🙂

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Picking veld flowers

It was Jeanette and Lance’s 15th wedding anniversary yesterday.   I stopped the car at the veld (greenbelt) on the way home after collecting the boys from school, for them to pick a bunch for their mom and dad … The … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday : Erin

For more contributions to Wordless Wednesday go here and here

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Veld flowers

A handful of veld flowers from the greenbelt this morning  … Pretty !!!    The ‘grass cutting chappies’ have only cut along the river bank which makes it easier for walking dogs.  I shall make the most of the wild flowers … Continue reading

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It’s the simple things …

… like tripping over the sticking-up-corner of a doormat with a washing basket in arms … seeing yourself falling … trying to soften the blow on the hard bricked floor by stretching out one arm  .. twisting in order to avoid hitting … Continue reading

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Rain this afternoon ..

Having had quite a storm this afternoon, the sky is still dark and gloomy which reminded me of the rainy morning we had at Leopard Mountain (forgive me for always going back to this game lodge, but I took many … Continue reading

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