Monthly Archives: June 2012

I love Mom

From Connor with love to Mommy .. He wrote this note on the fridge after icing his special cake for his mommy’s picnic tomorrow. I must say .. he has grown in leaps and bounds during this year at school.  … Continue reading

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Just because …

… I haven’t had time to do a post …. I am waiting for a cake to cool down before icing it …. so shall tell you briefly about yesterday’s walk in the veld and coffee  .. and yes, it … Continue reading

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Jeanette turned 40 yesterday !!

Gosh .. how do I feel to have a forty year old daughter?   No different actually …  so many years ..  so many memories going right back to 1972 !!  I remember the day clearly.  Well, it was two days before Monday … Continue reading

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Boys only

Bradley got spectacles for the first time last week – doesn’t he look really cool?  .. and … naturally … I had to take photos while he was doing his reading homework … He reads with expression 🙂 Last night they … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday :

Wispy clouds white-washed and lightly brushed across a blue wintry sky …. Monday 18.06.2012 For more spectacular skies around the world visit Skywatch

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Cappuccino at The Pudding Shop

Tuesdays are my days off .. meaning I don’t go to yoga, pilates or gym, and neither does hubby.    It’s Jackie’s walk-in-the-veld-day first thing in the morning, and then what?  !!  Before hubby retired, I used to potter around at … Continue reading

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Dads and chocolate eclairs ..

… go together, hand in hand !!!  Well they do in our house, anyway  !! 🙂 We didn’t have all our children here today to celebrate Father’s Day, sadly 😦   Carl and family were not able to share the day … Continue reading

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Flowers from the Cestrum shrub

No time for a post .. loads of ironing to do (need to teach boys how to iron 🙂 ! )   Update on Sina .. she’s still in hospital hopefully being well cared for.   I have very bad memories of … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday :

Cape Robins are regular visitors to my garden.  It’s not often they’re still enough to get a decent photo as they usually forage in the undergrowth, with jerky movements.   This one was a perfect subject with the pale blue sky as the backdrop … pity … Continue reading

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Helping hands

Our domestic helper, Sina, is in hospital with a lung infection.   I am always prepared for her absence when she takes her leave over Christmas, but when she goes off sick, it takes me a few days to get into the … Continue reading

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