Monthly Archives: October 2014

Silence is golden

Hubby and I are going down to the Cape for 11 days .. leaving tomorrow morning, early, and returning next Friday. It’s time to visit my Mum as well as spending time with our great friends Ray and Carol and our family, … Continue reading

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Fun in the pool

One hot day + two boys = fun in the pool! Jeanette dropped off Bradley and Connor the boys off on her way to a wedding photo shoot           …

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Throwback Thursdays : Highlights of 1983

First summer with swimming pool … In April, we holidayed at the Blyde River Canyon in Mpumalanga My photographs of the Bourke’s Luck Potholes were not very good hence B&W shows up rock formations better …   For added interest on Bourke’s Luck Potholes, … Continue reading

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In my garden ..

A few piccies from my garden just to say hello .. and I’m still here 😉  I am putting together an ‘exploring Dublin’  post … it’s coming .. soon 😉  In between all the things I do during the day, for … Continue reading

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Walk-about in Dublin, Ireland: Travel Reminiscences

Bear with me … back to Ireland …. nearly done and dusted 😉  !!  but a holiday never to be forgotten ! Having gone around most of Ireland on our 10 day self-drive tour, I will jump back to the beginning … Continue reading

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My first road race !!

This morning Jeanette and I participated in the Spars Women’s Race – I did the 5km and Jeanette did the 10km.  Jeanette has been a member of Run/Walk for Life since the beginning of the year, increasing her distances gradually and doing extremely well, … Continue reading

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Sharifa … one of my favourite roses

October means it’s rose time.  I don’t have many rose varieties in my garden but those that I do have are grown for specific reasons  .. except the icebergs  .. which I love as they are easy to care for and … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursdays : It’s their first anniversary !

On Sunday the 12th of October will be Elaine and Bryan’s FIRST wedding anniversary!!!  A whole year ago we were in the throws of celebrating their wedding at Providence Country Weddings in Nottingham Road, Midlands, surrounded by friends and family.   … Continue reading

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Just flowers

I know I planned to do a post or two on Dublin (our 2009 holiday) but have been busy in the garden lately.  With spring/early summer there are jobs that need doing 🙂     Soooo .. here are some flower photos I’ve taken recently.. Red … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : highlights of 1982

Thursdays are coming around rather quickly lately !!!   Time for photos from way-back-when 😉 My son Carl was given a kitty for his 7th birthday !!  One of his little school friends came to his party with a kitten on her shoulder … Continue reading

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