Category Archives: Ian

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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Throwback Thursday : 4 years ago – 23 July 2011

It was fours years ago today, hubby and I were in Somerset West, for a few days.  It must have been a weekend.   My dear SIL Kathy had been diagnosed with breast cancer and was going through chemo, as a … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : 1997 – Jeanette and Lance’s wedding

Before Thursday comes to an end, let me go back to my TBT theme of my photos in the chronological order in which I began.  I am now at 1997, January to be exact.   A BIG year for us!!!  Our eldest … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : 1996 special memories and highlights

Before Thursday comes to an end  … 1996 !!     Two trips to Zimbabwe, two weddings, Carl’s 21st birthday, and Jeanette leaves home !!! January :  Hubby, Elaine and I went up to Harare for New Years.  We met Pauline, Richard’s … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : 1994 highlights and special moments

Jeanette’s Graduation, hubby’s parents Golden Wedding anniversary, a trip to Zimbabwe, Ballito holiday.. again, cousins reunion, Carl’s first car and a few more memories in 1994 February :   Carl’s first car 🙂   he saved all his weekend student job money … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : 1993 – milestones and special moments

Thursdays come around rather quickly these days !!! 1993 .. a year of milestones and special happenings.   Elaine started primary school …  … Jeanette turned 21 … Carl’s Matric year (final year of high school) … Elaine’s first ballet exam and ballet … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : 1992 highlights and special memories

My Mum and Dad had moved from Cape Town up to Johannesburg during the latter part of 1991.  Our thinking was that my Dad would be happier being closer to us all.  That didn’t happen. January :    New Years Day … Continue reading

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