Monthly Archives: July 2015

I am an inspiration

That’s what I was told today by my yoga teacher!  It floored me!! I’ve been doing yoga for many years and love it.  I love the inner focus and peace it gives me .. I love the me-time .. I am … Continue reading

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A weekend at Champagne Castle, Central Drakensberg

Final weekend of our fortnight holiday, in May … to Ballito, Midlands and lastly,  Champagne Castle Hotel  in Central Drakensberg. Very pretty at this time of the year.  We’ve been to this part of the Berg on several occasions in mid-summer when everything … Continue reading

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Mountain reflections

I’ve been going through my photographs from our two night stay, at Champagne Castle Hotel, on our return trip from Ballito and the Midlands, and will be putting together a blog post.  Our first evening there .. a perfect one … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : 9 July 2012 : France

On this day, three years ago, hubby and I were on a Trafalgar Tour in France 🙂  It was my first time, ever, in Europe !!!   And .. on this day, on 9th July, we were on our first day of the tour around … Continue reading

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Room with a view at Granny Mouse

As I wrote previously, today’s post is featuring  ‘ our very comfortable and tastefully decorated room with fireplace, and a super bathroom complete with floral touches, essential oils and bath salts (all from Lavender and Co.) ‘ plus our walk down to the Lions River   🙂 Isn’t … Continue reading

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Granny Mouse Country House and Spa in the Midlands

Years ago I had read about Granny Mouse in a magazine and always longed to either pop in for a look-see, or to stay, even for a night.  When we were in the Midlands for Elaine’s wedding at Providence, we didn’t get a … Continue reading

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Our Midlands Meander continues

Following on from my last post on the Dargle Valley,  hubby and I  ‘meandered’ along the Lions River Road – D369 – to the Curry’s Post Road and drove as far as the turn-off before Providence Country Weddings – where Elaine and … Continue reading

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