Category Archives: fire

Spending a few days in the Drakensberg

  Hubby and I have been to The Cavern, a friendly family hotel  over the years, the last time being February last year when I celebrated my 60th birthday with all our children and grandchildren.  That was very, very special! At that time, mid-summer,  it … Continue reading

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We’ve been back a week already !!

I feel so bad .. I haven’t blogged since our return, a week ago,  from a fabulous holiday by the sea (Ballito, KwaZulu Natal) and in the mountains (The Cavern, KwaZulu Natal) !! As this was the first ‘seaside’ holiday … Continue reading

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Safety first

There have been, sadly, a couple of fires breaking out at Old Aged Homes and Care Centres leaving quite a few injuries and deaths as well as, of course, tremendous damage and destruction to buildings.   A fire ripping through any building housing sleeping … Continue reading

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A tragic fire …. an annual squeeze and a knight!

I’ve been squished and squeezed .. it’s an annual event!! I go yearly for a mammogram and have been for years now as I have fibroadenosis. It doesn’t usually lead to anything “sinister” as my GP says but I need … Continue reading

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Fire in Hermanus – Jan 2008

I seemed to have got imaginations stirring with my photo of the chimney. Sadly there was no romantic, mediaval, or goblins tale to tell. It was a devastating fire that swept along the mountain range in Hermanus last year. We … Continue reading

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