Monthly Archives: April 2013

The early bird catches the worm

.. or it could be titled … ” Willy Wagtail and his tasty morsel ” … While hubby and I were having breakfast yesterday on a glorious autumn morning on the patio, Willy Wagtail had his too !! .. and … Continue reading

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Kathy’s 60th birthday celebration

Kathy, my sister in law, turned SIXTY yesterday, celebrating her birthday surrounded with family and friends here, in Johannesburg – Lifestyle Garden Centre to be exact.   They .. Ian, Kathy and their daughter Daniella .. flew up from the Cape for the weekend so … Continue reading

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Kudos to Audi

For those who know my hubby … he loves Audi’s  🙂 For those who don’t know hubby … he is a huge fan of the Audi motor car 😉    He has had five consecutively since 1998 and has recently purchased his sixth … Continue reading

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Nature’s magic

After a weekend of rain bringing winter temperatures, the sky cleared today .. brilliant sunshine and blue, blue sky.  The air is quite nippy though. Jeanette and family are away on a well deserved holiday at the coast where temps … Continue reading

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Rainy day thoughts

Dripping grey skies with cold creeping in.  Winter is on it’s way 😦  I do love the rain though.  It means I don’t have to water my garden and everything is wet, wet, wet Hubby and I went, this morning, … Continue reading

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Morning on the guest farm

Last few photographs from Kuilfontein Stable Cottages taken in the early morning before our delicious breakfast in the ‘Feed Room’ .  A meal one needs to linger longer over  savouring the fresh farm flavours, mingling aromas of coffee and freshly baked muffins … Continue reading

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On the farm .. in the Karoo

Following on from my previous post on Kuilfontein Stable Cottages : Hubby and I went for a late afternoon/evening stroll before pre-dinner drinks with fellow travellers in the charming pub Mommy cow and baby cooling off in the shadows Isn’t he … Continue reading

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Our favourite stop-over in the Karoo

Whenever hubby and I travel back to Gauteng from the Cape our usual, and favourite, stop-over is Kuilfontein Stable Cottages just outside Colesberg.  Its owned and run by  Penny and Leigh Southey, and their daughter,  who always make you feel so very welcome.  … Continue reading

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Karate kids

Bradley and Connor’s karate classes were open to parents yesterday.  Jeanette was there to see her boys .. please read her blog here .    They were graded last week and this was a demonstration to show parents how their kiddies are … Continue reading

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Lunch at Tokara

It was our last day in Somerset West before heading back home the following day and as I mentioned previously we had hoped to picnic at Vergelegen.  Having been cancelled due to rain – well .. a spit and a spot … Continue reading

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