Category Archives: Elaine

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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Lily looking rather regal

Lily loves grandpa’s chair and sits with him while he reads.  This morning she had obviously had had enough boisterous play with Hardy and James and hopped on his chair … hoping for a moment or two of grandpa’s company … Continue reading

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Waiting for Baby Moose

Any day now Elaine and Bryan’s baby girl – or Moose as she is known 🙂 – will make her appearance  .. There are bets as to when she will arrive.  Hubby’s day has passed and my day is today !   At … Continue reading

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The old brown suitcase

The tales it would tell !! I’ve had it for many years .. ever since Elaine was a little girl in fact.  My Mum and Dad brought it from Zimbabwe filled with stuff for me, as they did often when they … 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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Jack Russell vs Beagle

Hubby and I are ready for another puppy 🙂  The question is, which breed.  Do we choose another Jack Russell like our adorable little Maxie, and our little girlie, Jackie?  Or do we choose a Beagle like cuddlesome, gorgeous Lily. Their … Continue reading

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Coffee date at Terbodore Coffee Roasters in the Midlands

On the morning of Sharon and Ronald’s wedding, hubby and I met Elaine and Bryan at Terbodore, a fabulous coffee roastery on a farm, close to Providence Country Weddings where Elaine and Bryan were married nearly three years ago The … Continue reading

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