Category Archives: Grandparents

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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This little cutie is Georgia

She is the nearly-8months old baby girl of Robyn and Mark (Elaine and Bryan’s good friends) and I have a playdate most Thursdays with her and coffee with her Granny Sandy 🙂  Last Thursday I remembered to take my camera in … Continue reading

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My Mum : 01.05.1928 – 10.03.2016

Sylvia Frances Keay (nee Thorne) It is with great sadness I share the news of my Mum’s passing on Thursday night, 10th of March. Our holiday was coming to an end … our last night being at The Cavern in … Continue reading

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Robyn’s baby shower

We spent a wonderful day yesterday, celebrating Robyn’s baby shower at Elaine’s beautiful home.  I must say, Robyn’s pregnancy seems to have flown by .. and not long from now ‘Little Bean’  will present herself to the world 🙂  The morning overflowed into the afternoon … Continue reading

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Carols service and Nativity for grandparents at Erin’s school

Hubby and I went to Erin’s school in Benoni for the grandparents Carols service and Nativity yesterday morning.  We arrived at the school while all the children were on their morning break.  Hundreds of children !!!  Erin and her little friends were … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : A centenary celebration in Nov 1997

On 4th November 1897, two weeks after the arrival of Cecil John Rhodes and his construction train, the first passenger train arrived in Bulawayo, Rhodesia from South Africa. My great grandmother, Mary Milne was the only woman passenger on this … Continue reading

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Reading homework with Connor

Connor’s reading today was about Biff, Chip and Nadim spending the half-term week with their Gran, but their teacher put a spanner in the works by giving them homework which was to write a nature diary.   Disappointed children said they … Continue reading

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