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Klein River Cheeses in Stanford

Hubby and I spent a few wonderful days with his sister Cheryl and hubby Bob in Hermanus … the place where Southern Right Whales frolic in the bay, Walker Bay.  They come to warmer waters at this time of the year to … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : Memories from end-of-year 1997

Memories and highlights of 1997 is drawing to a close, but not before Elaine’s ballet school end of year concert, a quick trip up to Zimbabwe to see my Mum and Dad and our new puppy, Robbie !!! Elaine, winner of the tennis … Continue reading

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‘The Wine Kingdom: Celebrating conservation in the Cape winelands’

It’s a book.   It’s a beautiful book.   And my first published images are in this book 🙂 🙂 🙂 A short intro ….   In November last year, when hubby and I were visiting family in the Cape, we decided to do a … Continue reading

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Max graduated from Puppy School

  Our puppy classes came to an end yesterday with a fun day for all the pups, as they graduated 🙂  I wrote a post about Max’s classes a few weeks ago : https://momsmeanderings.wordpress.com/2015/07/28/max-goes-to-puppy-school/ I didn’t include a link to the Puppy School … Continue reading

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Ardmore Ceramics in the Midlands

Ardmore Ceramics is a member of the Midlands Meander : Quoting the Meanders brochure – “The idyllic surroundings of the Midlands Meander are a rich source of freedom, inspiration and creativity for its local artists and crafters.  It was a handful of … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : 1994 highlights and special moments

Jeanette’s Graduation, hubby’s parents Golden Wedding anniversary, a trip to Zimbabwe, Ballito holiday.. again, cousins reunion, Carl’s first car and a few more memories in 1994 February :   Carl’s first car 🙂   he saved all his weekend student job money … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : 1993 – milestones and special moments

Thursdays come around rather quickly these days !!! 1993 .. a year of milestones and special happenings.   Elaine started primary school …  … Jeanette turned 21 … Carl’s Matric year (final year of high school) … Elaine’s first ballet exam and ballet … Continue reading

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It wasn’t Kalky’s but wine and lunch at Steenberg was superb!

Our two night stay at The Vineyard came to an end with a leisurely scrumptious breakfast.  The plan was to make our way to the elusive Kalky’s in Kalk Bay.   I say elusive because we’ve tried to find it on a … Continue reading

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My cousin Barry

While holidaying in Ballito, hubby and I drove down to Ramsgate on the South Coast to spend a couple of very special hours with my cousin, Barry We are all Rhodesian born and as children, we grew up together … … Continue reading

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Our six year olds have graduated !!

Both Erin and Connor are at the end of their  last year in pre-primary school.  Cannot believe how time has flown!!  It wasn’t long ago they were littlies!!  Next year they’ll both be in Big School .. Grade 1. We, unfortunately, couldn’t go to … Continue reading

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