Monthly Archives: January 2013

Musée du Louvre – Paris

Hubby and I had two days on our own after our amazing Trafalgar Tour, Best of France, came to an end in Paris (July 2012)   We knew we couldn’t see and do everything in two days.   Having done guided bus tours with both Mark and the … Continue reading

Posted in art, France, garden, Paris, sculpture, travel | 3 Comments

Evening cruise on the River Seine

A perfect way to end our Trafalgar Tour, July 2012, ‘best of France’ … a cruise on the River Seine on a gorgeous evening, after our dinner at Au Pied le Cochon .. come and join us … Pont Alexandre III … Continue reading

Posted in bridges, France, rivers and canals, travel | 1 Comment

Farewell Dinner : ‘Best of France’ Trafalgar Tour

After our very busy last day of sightseeing on the most amazing 13 day tour around France (July 2012)  with Trafalgar Tours with our fabulous bus driver, Marc, who was always at the foot of the steps to give a helping hand … Continue reading

Posted in decor, dining out, food, France, restaurants, travel | 2 Comments

I taught them how to sew !

Yesterday the boys had a lesson in sewing!!   I must say, Connor did extremely well!  Bradley, who’s proud to say that he was taught cross-stitch in Grade 2 and therefore ‘knows how to sew’ ,  decided not to stick to … Continue reading

Posted in Bradley, Connor, learning curve, play | 4 Comments

A weekend in the Midlands

Hubby and I, with Elaine and Bryan, went to the Midlands, Kwa Zulu Natal last weekend.  It’s about a 4 hour trip from Johannesburg.  Not the best weekend weather wise, as it rained lightly the whole time until Sunday morning when blue … Continue reading

Posted in animals, Elaine, hotels, Kwa Zulu Natal, Landscape, travel, weddings | 9 Comments

Pied Piper of Grade 4

Bradley started his Grade 4 year this morning and Jeanette asked if we would like to watch the tradition at the morning assembly where the Grade 4’s, who are now going into the senior primary, are piped through a corridor made up … Continue reading

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A boy in his great grandpa’s cap

I have been going down memory lane recently, paging through old photograph albums and re-discovering my family history.   Amongst the albums, old Bibles, one of which dates back to 1897, belonged to my maternal granny’s Aunt Polly,  delicately laced handkerchiefs and silk and … Continue reading

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