Category Archives: autumn

Along a country road …

…. at the foothills of the Drakensberg.  Leaving the hotel gate … Basket sellers outside the entrance to catch tourists .. and me !    When in the Berg buy basket ware, it’s strong, durable and made by rural women The … Continue reading

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Chapel in the mountains and mist

Who doesn’t love a wedding?!!  A perfect spot for memorable nuptials in the mountains of the majestic Berg …   I took this photo through the closed glass doors :  chapel was ready for influx of wedding helpers the following day .. … Continue reading

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A weekend in the Central Drakensberg

Moving on from our idyllic holiday in the Transkei, hubby and I spent a weekend at one of our favourite spots in the Drakensberg … Champagne Castle Hotel. As usual, I’ve taken more than enough photographs!!!   Majestic mountains are like the sea.  One … Continue reading

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More autumn pics from my garden .. my sanctuary

We appear to be leading quite a dull life at the moment with no photographs of exciting places or events.     Hubby and I have been involved with personal stuff at home.  Me, with my focus on the hip/bum/piriformis issue .. .which … Continue reading

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Hydrangeas’ autumn show

Not only leaves have autumn shades, some flowers’ petals also deepen in colour at this time of year. My hydrangeas turn a crunchy light brown but sometimes they turn to deeper shades of blues and purples …  before turning a crunchy light … Continue reading

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Happiness is …. we have internet !!

Apologies for the silence !! Our internet has been down for the past 7 days and at last, today, we have had success with getting a Telkom technician to the house to fix our landline .. yay !! Isn’t it incredible how our lives have … Continue reading

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Flowers for Friday

How sad.  I’ve nothing to blog about at the moment.  I could give an update on my ‘pesky piriformis’  resulting in stiffness and pain to my entire hip area and now I’m seeing another biokineticist who, with basic pilates muscle identification and strength, will ‘fix’ it !!!!! Sooooo … Continue reading

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