Category Archives: clouds

Drakensberg landscape

Today was an indoor .. tea and homemade scones topped with strawberry jam and fresh cream .. yummy beef stew supper .. cuddle under blankets .. kind-of day.  It has rained the entire day.   Very light rain to a good soaking rain off … Continue reading

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Walking in the Berg

Hubby and I arrived in the rain at The Cavern, Northern Drakensberg, from the Midlands.  It rained most of the night and by morning, even though cloudy, the rain had stopped.  We had had visions of spending most of the … Continue reading

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Getting to the beach .. option one

Our first walk on the beach at Umngazi River Bungalows and Spa was after lunch on the day we arrived. We couldn’t wait to get our feet in the sand and toes in the sea!!  By afternoon, it had clouded … Continue reading

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Reunion with my cousins in Somerset West

My apologies for being a little quiet on my blog. Hubby and I returned a week ago, from six days in Somerset West, visiting my Mum and having the most amazing time reuniting with my cousins Barry and Gavin.   Unfortunately we only … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : Memories from end-of-year 1997

Memories and highlights of 1997 is drawing to a close, but not before Elaine’s ballet school end of year concert, a quick trip up to Zimbabwe to see my Mum and Dad and our new puppy, Robbie !!! Elaine, winner of the tennis … Continue reading

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Some flower pics

We are getting rather desperate for rain.  We had a short sharp shower a few weeks ago and since then there’s been nothing !!  And to top it all, we’ve had really hot weather!!   Yesterday the wind blew and dark clouds … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : Mauritius 2010

Busy me !     No time to sit down to do a post continuing ‘memories and highlights of 1997’ but here’s a throwback memory of our fabulous holiday in Mauritius in August 5 years ago ..  this is one of the … Continue reading

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