Monthly Archives: December 2014

Cheers to the old !

Last evening of 2014 … Sunset is hiding …   A clear patch to the North where the three quarter moon shines bright .. Tomorrow … a New Day, a New Year .. may it bring happiness, good health and … Continue reading

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Mornings at Kuilfontein Stable Cottages

On our recent trip to the Cape ….    last chapter 🙂 Mornings on the farm are quiet.  Birds … and cows, mooing while milking.  There are sheep but you don’t see them – except there was one in a pen bleating his little … Continue reading

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Overnight stop at Kuilfontein Stable Cottages

On our recent trip to the Cape .. Kuilfontein Stable Cottages , situated on the south side of Colesberg on the N1, is our favourite overnight stop en route back from the Cape to Johannesburg.  I have written and posted many photos on Kuilfontein … Continue reading

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Sunset in the Karoo

On our recent trip to the Cape … Before the year is up, I would like to be up-to-date with photographs = blog posts.  Starting afresh for 2015 seems like an excellent idea 😉 The Karoo has absolutely stunning sunsets … Continue reading

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Our Christmas: 2014

I’ve passed the baton well!!!   I am pleased 🙂   Jeanette is making scrumptious mince pies and shortbread  … and Christmas day spent at Elaine and Bryan’s new home was fabulous!!   For the first time in many many years I was not … Continue reading

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From our home to yours …

Wishing you all a very Joyous and Blessed Christmas  !! For the first time in many years I am not ‘doing’ Christmas.    Elaine and Bryan decided to have our family Christmas in their new home.  It feels quite strange for … Continue reading

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Homeward bound from the Cape..

On our recent trip to the Cape …  I took a few photos on the road between Hermanus and Colesberg (Kuilfontein Stable Cottages), our regular overnight stop on our return trip between Cape Town and Johannesburg Leaving Hermanus in the … Continue reading

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Holidaying in a retirement village!!!!!!

True !!! On our recent trip to the Cape … Hubby and I spent our last few days with his sister Cheryl, and Bob in their new home in Hermanus.  A few months ago when their name came up on … Continue reading

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Babysitting – bring’em one, bring’em all !!

As most of my readers know,  I am a hands-on Granny .. I take care of my two grandsons every day while mom’s at work .. and I have done since Bradley was 4 months old.  He is now 11 … Continue reading

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Walking through vineyards and fynbos part 2: Bouchard Finlayson

On our recent trip to the Cape .. Let’s get straight to it !!!   From the top of the ridge overlooking the vineyards of Bouchard Finlayson and Hemel en Aarde Valley in Hermanus, our walking trail continued .. I was quite surprised at the … Continue reading

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