Category Archives: church

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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Throwback Thursday : memories and highlights – 1997

Time for a TBT me thinks !!    If I recall, I was in 1997 with memorable moments, and luck would have it I was about to reach October of that year.    Soooo .. exactly 18 years ago hubby and I, … Continue reading

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My last walk-about and salute to breathtaking golden peaks

Final weekend of our fortnight holiday, in May … to Ballito, Midlands and lastly,  Champagne Castle Hotel  in Central Drakensberg I went for a walk-about in the afternoon … Potting shed it was … aviary it is now .. and filled with all … Continue reading

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A weekend at Champagne Castle, Central Drakensberg

Final weekend of our fortnight holiday, in May … to Ballito, Midlands and lastly,  Champagne Castle Hotel  in Central Drakensberg. Very pretty at this time of the year.  We’ve been to this part of the Berg on several occasions in mid-summer when everything … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : 9 July 2012 : France

On this day, three years ago, hubby and I were on a Trafalgar Tour in France 🙂  It was my first time, ever, in Europe !!!   And .. on this day, on 9th July, we were on our first day of the tour around … 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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Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin : Travel Reminiscences

Travel reminiscences of our wonderful holiday in Ireland 2009 Christ Church Cathedral, the Mother Church of the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough in the Church of Ireland, part of the world wide Anglican Communion. Viking Dublin’s first cathedral was a … Continue reading

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