Category Archives: Ballito

Pastel shades and shimmering sands

A quick post in-between load shedding, gym, puppy, grandsons, cooking .. .. … …   Ballito holiday – North Coast – KwaZulu Natal – May 2015

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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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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 : 1995 highlights and special moments

In the year 1995 … we made our annual holiday trip to Ballito, another to Harare, Jeanette bought her first car, and she got engaged!!!! January :   Jeanette’s first car – Honda Ballad 🙂 Cousins (and a friend) at Daniella’s 7th birthday … 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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Throwback Thursday : 1992 highlights and special memories

My Mum and Dad had moved from Cape Town up to Johannesburg during the latter part of 1991.  Our thinking was that my Dad would be happier being closer to us all.  That didn’t happen. January :    New Years Day … Continue reading

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