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Here she is … baby Emma Rose

Our little ‘ Moose ‘ decided to make her entrance into this world at 2.10am on Sunday 13th August weighing 3.37kg.   Elaine had natural birth after nearly 24 hours of labour, and half-epidural (she could feel her feet and legs) about 4 hours before … Continue reading

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A few photos from Elaine’s baby shower

A diversion from Umngazi posts and pics (they will be back!)  I have been a busy bee lately, hence lack of communication via my blog… one thing has kept me occupied has been organising and preparing for Elaine’s baby shower which was on … Continue reading

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Celebrating 50 years of marriage !!

A very special occasion indeed !!!   Cheryl and Bob celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with us at Umngazi !!!   I thought couples celebrating 50 years were old !!  These two are not in that category at all !!!  Not even close … Continue reading

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Happy New Year : 2017

I don’t make New Year resolutions but I must say my blogging is slacking.  I need to get my act into gear and do something about it 😉   I do still take photographs, mainly of flowers in my garden, so … Continue reading

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Donna’s baby shower

Donna’s very early baby shower was on Saturday.  Her little baby boy is only due in May next year but as her sister is emigrating soon, Robyn didn’t want to miss the opportunity of holding a baby shower for Donna.  … Continue reading

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Today is National Heritage Day in South Africa

…  or as it’s commonly known, National Braai Day.  We will have a braai tomorrow,   not because of today’s significance, but because our children will be coming for Sunday lunch ! This is a day when one should be reflecting … Continue reading

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Sharon and Ronald’s wedding in the Midlands

Two weekends ago hubby and I were in the Midlands at the wedding of my niece, Sharon, to the love of her life, Ronald, held at a gorgeous boutique hotel, the Lords of the Manor. It was a beautiful wedding … Continue reading

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