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Bradley turned 12 today !!

Our first grandchild .. our first grandson .. my ‘Bradley Bear’ .. is growing up.  I’ve looked after him since he was 4/5 months old when Jeanette went back to full-time work And now he’s twelve!!!   Connor ‘photo bombing’ his photos … Happy … Continue reading

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Cake and scones down memory lane

Hubby and I have a coffee date almost every Tuesday 🙂   It’s the only weekday morning that we don’t go our separate ways.    We have tried most places in and around our area, and depending on how far we want … 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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Carl’s 40th birthday

My son turned 40 on Saturday !!    He wanted a casual relaxing day with friends and family.  It was perfect!   The venue:  Kaya Beach in Kempton Park.  We live in Johannesburg, nowhere near the sea but there is this amazing … Continue reading

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Connor turned 8 today!!

My youngest grandson is eight today !!  How time is flying!  Even though I am making his birthday party cake .. the party being on Sunday .. of course I cannot let his actual birthday go by without the usual ‘Granny speciality … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursdays: 1987 favourites

Is Throwback Thursday theme still relevant for 2015?  Hope so .. I’m having fun going back to the old photos … The number of photographs in this year increased!!   Taking photographs became important for me to record our family in … Continue reading

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Dingle Peninsula 2 : Travel Reminiscences

Continuing our drive around the Dingle Peninsula (see previous post) .. having left Fahan and the beehive huts, our next photo-opportunity-stop was Slea Head ..  As you round the Slea Head (Ceann Sléibe) promontory there is a sculpture of the Crucifixion … Continue reading

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