Monthly Archives: August 2015

Max graduated from Puppy School

  Our puppy classes came to an end yesterday¬†with a fun day for all the pups, as they graduated ūüôā¬† I wrote a post about¬†Max’s classes¬†a few weeks ago : I didn’t include a link to the Puppy School … Continue reading

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Bees are busy .. it must be Spring !

Spring or summer ?¬†¬† The weather has changed.¬†¬†Global warming perhaps?¬† Spring is usually chilly at night with warm days.¬† It’s supposed to be Spring but even though the nights are chilly-ish, the days are warmer than warm.¬†¬†¬†¬† But anyway .. … Continue reading

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Elaine’s birthday picnic in the park

A week has passed since we celebrated Elaine’s birthday enjoying a picnic with friends and family on a glorious day in Delta Park.¬† Before she gets any older, ūüôā ¬†let me share some photos¬†ūüėČ Max and Lily met for the … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : Mauritius 2010

Busy me !¬†¬†¬†¬† No time to sit down to do a post continuing ‘memories and highlights of 1997’ but here’s a throwback memory of our fabulous holiday in Mauritius in August 5 years ago ..¬† this is one of the … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : Memories and highlights – 1997

Sooo¬†¬† …¬†¬† let’s go back to some memories and highlights!¬†¬† My last post on 1997 was Jeanette and Lance’s wedding in January.¬† After the wedding,¬†we took my Mum, for a few R&R days, to the Mont-aux-Sources in the Drakensberg.¬† Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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This is Lily

Yesterday hubby and I met Lily.¬†¬† She is Elaine and Bryan’s new 8 week old Beagle pup and playmate for Hardy.¬† Isn’t she the cutest little thing ūüôā¬† … with puppy dog eyes, wrinkles, fat paws, cute little nose, four … Continue reading

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Hint of spring in my garden

When Connor and I were in the garden today, I spotted the late afternoon sun shining on¬†the first, one and only, ¬†flower of the pink flowering quince¬† : Chaenomeles.¬†¬† Unfortunately the shrub is now in the shade having been planted … Continue reading

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Reading homework with Connor

Connor’s reading today was about Biff, Chip and Nadim spending the half-term week with their Gran, but their teacher put a spanner in the works by giving them homework which was to write a nature diary.¬†¬† Disappointed children said they … Continue reading

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Last blooms

It always seems so sad to prune roses¬†when there are blooms on said roses ūüė¶¬†¬†… and I’m always late in this yearly chore, but roses are forgiving and bloom anyway around October time. Sooo ..¬†in¬†a vase the last blooms go … Continue reading

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