Category Archives: Jeanette

Another milestone for Connor

Being a full-time-hands-on granny, I have witnessed most of our grandsons milestones. Today I watched Connor walk the ‘short walk’, (as I did when Bradley advanced to Grade 4)   a tradition held at the school for 20 or so years, whereby, when … Continue reading

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So proud of Bradley at inter-house school athletics

Ooops .. I haven’t done a post for ages !   Time runs away with me is my first excuse.  Secondly .. before hubby retired, we got up before the crack of dawn for him to avoid traffic congestion into work,  leaving me with time to spare before … Continue reading

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Sharon and Ronald’s wedding in the Midlands

Two weekends ago hubby and I were in the Midlands at the wedding of my niece, Sharon, to the love of her life, Ronald, held at a gorgeous boutique hotel, the Lords of the Manor. It was a beautiful wedding … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to my Mum

I’m sure not many people blog about a family funeral or memorial but as, over the years of having a blog, my beloved Mum has featured in many.  We had a memorial service for her in Somerset West on Wednesday, … 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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Connor’s birthday party at City ROCK

Connor’s 9th birthday … and cannot get it into my head that these kiddies are growing up way too fast!!  … was last week with his party on Sunday at City ROCK in Johannesburg.  What an awesome place !!  Walking through … Continue reading

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Our family Christmas .. 2015

I hope everyone has had a wonderful Christmas with family and friends, love and laughter .. good food and wine .. and lots of prezzies This was ours … Christmas Eve was spent under a full moon on Jeanette and Lance’s … Continue reading

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Elaine’s birthday picnic in the park

A week has passed since we celebrated Elaine’s birthday enjoying a picnic with friends and family on a glorious day in Delta Park.  Before she gets any older, 🙂  let me share some photos 😉 Max and Lily met for the … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : Memories and highlights – 1997

Sooo   …   let’s go back to some memories and highlights!   My last post on 1997 was Jeanette and Lance’s wedding in January.  After the wedding, we took my Mum, for a few R&R days, to the Mont-aux-Sources in the Drakensberg.  Unfortunately, … 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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