Monthly Archives: June 2012

Flowers from the Cestrum shrub

No time for a post .. loads of ironing to do (need to teach boys how to iron ūüôā ! )¬†¬† 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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Coffee at Moemas

Yesterday’s walk in the veld was¬†a little¬†icy .. .. so hubby and I decided to try Moemas in Parktown North, for morning coffee and something yummy to eat, like this custard slice for instance … perfect !! Definitely needs a … Continue reading

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Monday’s blues

After a freezing weekend, when I hardly ventured outside, this afternoon, with camera in hand.¬† A perfect subject of a crested barbet eating Connor’s apple core flew away when he saw the said camera .. so blue flowers in the … Continue reading

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Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland

It’s such a miserably windy, icy day today, although the sky is completely clear of clouds.¬†¬† It’s warm in a sheltered sunny spot, like inside near a north facing window with the sun streaming across the room – but away … Continue reading

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Winter has arrived

A¬†wind blew yesterday bringing¬†a cold front from¬†the south.¬† The¬†normally clear blue sky clouded over and by afternoon it was cold and grey ūüė¶¬†¬† ¬†Overnight, the clouds disappeared and the air was icy. This morning, when I looked out of the … Continue reading

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