Monthly Archives: April 2012

My hubby officially retired today …

I have to share the following …. We moved to Johannesburg from Salisbury (Harare), Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) in 1974 when hubby started working for Map Studio as a cartographer.  After a few years, he moved to the company where he was … Continue reading

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800 !! This is my 800th post !!

Whoo hoo !!!   I need to go back to my first one and have a squizz .. I know it was a disaster!!  I knew nothing about downloading, editing, and all the stuff that goes with blogging !!!!   🙂  🙂 Not … Continue reading

Posted in baking, cake, flowers, garden, Jackie | 4 Comments

Skywatch Friday :

Leaving Cape Town airport last Sunday to return home – Groot Drakenstein, Helderberg and Hottentots-Holland Mountains in distance … Circling over False Bay … Strand and Gordon’s Bay with Koeëlberg and Buffelstalberg Mountains in distance .. Above the clouds … … Continue reading

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Tea with the elderly

While I was in Somerset West visiting my Mum at Silver Oaks Lodge, Kathy and I enjoyed a fundraising tea held in the main lounge of the Old Aged Home It’s an annual event organised by the very sparkling M, whose parents lived … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday :

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Making corrugated cardboard boxes

That’s what my younger brother does.  As I said in my previous post, Ian was left jobless about 2 years ago and having worked in the cardboard box industry all his life, he knew there was a need for the … Continue reading

Posted in Cape, Ian, odd stuff, Somerset West | 4 Comments

I’m back ..

… after a weekend away to Somerset West to visit my Mum.  She’s the same.   As she was when I was there last time – a body so frail and small.  But I can see my Mum deep in her eyes in flashes … Continue reading

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