Category Archives: Carl

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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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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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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Throwback Thursday : Ten years ago

My son, Carl, turns 40 on Saturday !!!   Forty!!   Four-oh!!   I will then have two children in their 40’s  !!   Holy moly!! Ten years ago, Carl and Nicole were living in Durban and Nicole organised a surprise 30th birthday party … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : 1991 highlights and favourites

Best of the bunch for 1991 January :   Picnicking at Hartebeespoort Dam (with Mum and Dad) Love this photo.  Carl was still determined to catch a fish!!   (he didn’t :() Elaine kept him company March :  Easter egg hunt ! … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursdays : 1990 part 1- snippets of Cape Town 25 years ago

I’ve split the year 1990 in two parts mainly because I went down to the Cape Town twice during that year.  As I mentioned in my previous 1989 ‘throwback’ my Mum and Dad make the big move to Cape Town … Continue reading

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