Monthly Archives: May 2014

On a happier note in the Cape ….

… having arrived in Cape Town at midday, Kathy and I, later that afternoon, sat on the stunning deck of the Radisson Blu Hotel at the Waterfront overlooking the sea drinking cappuccinos while we waited for a friend of hers.  They had … Continue reading

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Spending time with my Mum

I have returned, today,  from a few days in Somerset West (Western Cape) visiting my Mum who, for readers who don’t know, is in Frail Care in an old aged home.  It’s a visit I try and do as often as I can (we live in … Continue reading

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Cobbled streets of Rye .. Travel Reminiscences

While Hubby and I were in London in 2008, we spent a lovely day in Kent with my brother and SIL, Richard and Pauline, whom we hadn’t seen for a couple of years.  Family catch-up time !!!  It was wonderful … Continue reading

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Bradley turned Eleven yesterday !!

Can hardly believe my Bradley ‘Bear’ is ELEVEN !!   My first grandchild is 11 ! He’s having a paintball party on Saturday, but alas .. I am not going to be here to make his cake.  I am visiting my … Continue reading

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Travel reminiscences from : London

To be exact …  my very first trip overseas !!!!  .. in 2008!  Yay!!  Finally!!  My very first trip out of Africa!!    At the ripe-old-age of 55! I come from an English background.  I was born and grew up in Rhodesia.  … Continue reading

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Travel reminiscences from … Avignon, Provence

I’m having difficulty keeping to the ‘Fave Five Photos’ !!   So I shall change the ‘series’  to travel reminiscences but it won’t be an overload of photos  ;)!!!! I love, love, love lavender!  I have many bushes in my garden.  … Continue reading

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