Category Archives: England

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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Carla’s Golden Thread Pottery

My niece, Carla, is an extremely talented young lady !! She makes the most amazing ceramics.  I have been following her on Facebook and have admired every exquisite piece she creates.  What a surprise I got when she brought me … Continue reading

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Cake and scones down memory lane

Hubby and I have a coffee date almost every Tuesday 🙂   It’s the only weekday morning that we don’t go our separate ways.    We have tried most places in and around our area, and depending on how far we want … Continue reading

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Cobbled streets of Rye .. Travel Reminiscences

While Hubby and I were in London in 2008, we spent a lovely day in Kent with my brother and SIL, Richard and Pauline, whom we hadn’t seen for a couple of years.  Family catch-up time !!!  It was wonderful … Continue reading

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A touch of luxury down memory lane

Doing my post on Business Class travel made me think of the several ‘posh’ places we have been lucky enough to stay in – one of them being the Westbury Hotel in Mayfair, London.   Hubby has been to many places … Continue reading

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Sunday Selections #11

To continue with my ‘doors’ theme, as I featured a few weeks on Sunday Selections, here are some small/short doors from our trips to England, Wales and Ireland People from way back must have been very short !!!!   I am 5’5″ … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday :

Japanese Gardens, Kew Gardens, London For more Wordless Wednesday contributions go here and here

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