Category Archives: church

Chapel in the mountains and mist

Who doesn’t love a wedding?!!  A perfect spot for memorable nuptials in the mountains of the majestic Berg …   I took this photo through the closed glass doors :  chapel was ready for influx of wedding helpers the following day .. … 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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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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