Monthly Archives: May 2015

Sea and sand .. and a bit more

Same pretty sunrise as in second last post but there are birds in this one 😉 Cormorant watching people on beach … Flypast of Egrets .. That’s us 🙂   Sitting where we do the families with littlies don’t disturb us.  Have … Continue reading

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Breakfast at the Blueberry Café in the Midlands

I am going jump around with my posts in case boredom sets in with sea and sand posts one after the other 😉 Hubby and I could only book into Granny Mouse after lunch – our destination in the Midlands … Continue reading

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We are back !!

Hubby and I came home a few days ago and I always seem to hit the ‘home’ ground running … fetching kiddies, grocery shopping, gym and yoga!   Came home to a dry garden too.  Thank heavens I didn’t plant seedlings!  Seeds … Continue reading

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We will be away …

… for the next two weeks 🙂 Hubby and I are motoring down to Kwa Zulu Natal, leaving early tomorrow morning … firstly for the weekend to spend some time with my cousin Barry in Ramsgate, then we are self-catering … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : 6 May 2000

15 years ago yesterday, on 6th May,  Carl and Nicole were married!!!   Carl has written a blog post:- https://carlsstuff.wordpress.com/2015/05/06/6-may-2000/ He mentions in his post how nervous he was.   Carl used to get fever blisters in those days, when he was … Continue reading

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Bradley turned 12 today !!

Our first grandchild .. our first grandson .. my ‘Bradley Bear’ .. is growing up.  I’ve looked after him since he was 4/5 months old when Jeanette went back to full-time work And now he’s twelve!!!   Connor ‘photo bombing’ his photos … Happy … Continue reading

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Clambering over Melville koppies

Well … over a small part of Melville koppies to be exact.  I went with Jeanette and the boys yesterday afternoon as she wanted to take a ‘bird’s eye view’ photo for her blog:   http://www.therealjenty.com/2015/05/1752-birds-eye-view/    She wasn’t happy with her … Continue reading

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