Monthly Archives: February 2013

Ronnies Sex Shop

Hubby and I are travelling down by car to the Cape at the end of next week.  We haven’t motored down in two years, the last time being our wonderful Garden Route holiday, part of which was driving down Route 62.   … Continue reading

Posted in Cape, holiday, travel | 1 Comment

‘is it a bird .. is it a plane ‘..

… ‘it’s superm..    .. it’s a .. dragonfly!!  Another rescue mission under my belt – same as the drowning baby bird!    This little fellow was sitting on the lawn, motionless.  Hubby needed to mow and didn’t want to chop him into … Continue reading

Posted in garden, insects | 2 Comments

Another choccie birthday cake

My son turned 38 last week !!  !!  !!   He popped in after work on Friday for tea and cake and the obligatory blowing-out-candles ‘ceremony’  .. mainly for the delight of the boys, especially Connor, who had the honour of lighting … Continue reading

Posted in birthday, cake, Carl, home | 3 Comments

Soccer stars ..

Tuesday’s extra murals at school are Soccer Stars for Connor and cricket for Bradley.  I remembered to take my camera along last week to capture Connor for Mom and Dad.   There is a huge group of littlies, girls included, split into smaller groups … Continue reading

Posted in Connor, school | 1 Comment

When I grow up I want to be …

Elaine is having her wedding dress made .. not by me ..  by a dress designer 🙂   When we first walked into her studio I felt comfortable and inspired .. I knew we’d found the right person for the job, for this very … Continue reading

Posted in me, weddings | 1 Comment

What now ?

I’m feeling a little lost!  I’ve finished my epic account of our fabulous holiday in France.  I wish there was a way to print the entire thing and keep it as a journal !! Now .. what do I blog … Continue reading

Posted in flowers, Jackie, neighbours, rose | 4 Comments

Connor turned 6 today !!!

Cannot believe how fast these boys are growing up !! I made the usual ‘Granny’s Speciality Choccie Cake’ .  Connor’s instructions were to put on cherries but NO nuts!    He loves cherries!  Had no idea where to place them so they ended … Continue reading

Posted in baking, birthday, cake, Connor, party | 4 Comments

Flowers for a Friday

What a week !!   All the ugly ‘stuff’  going on in our beautiful country as well as our neighbourhood being on edge after the senseless murder of our friend and neighbour and all the recent break-ins to houses around us  … … Continue reading

Posted in flowers, garden | 2 Comments

Walk-about in Paris # 3 .. final!

Last bit 🙂    our last walk-about in Paris.   We left the following afternoon, not before taking a slow stroll along the Allée des Cygnes from Pont de Grenelle to Pont de Bir Hakeim   Children’s Dior shop … Music … Continue reading

Posted in France, Paris, shopping, sunset, travel | 1 Comment

This is our neighbour ..

..  he was murdered today 😦 A defenceless man in his mid-seventies. Tied up and beaten to death by intruders, this morning at around 9.30, in his home. His home ..  opposite ours. A wonderful man, a special couple, a … Continue reading

Posted in neighbours | 5 Comments