Category Archives: music

Picnic concert with Watershed at Warwick Wine Estate

Ian, Kathy, hubby and I spent a lovely relaxing day out at Warwick Wine Estate in Stellenbosch on our last day in the Cape, enjoying a picnic with Warwick wines and listening to chilled music of a local South African band, … Continue reading

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Culamoya Chimes in the Midlands

Our next stop along the Midlands Meander was a place of peace and tranquillity with the gentle sounds of wind chimes, large and small, at Culamoya Chimes I absolutely love the sound they make, no matter the size or whatever they’re … Continue reading

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Doolin, Co. Clare : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 From the Cliffs of Moher, we drove a short distance to the village of Doolin, which is near the port for the Aran Islands ..   Inside the Music Shop .. … Continue reading

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Pied Piper of Grade 4

Bradley started his Grade 4 year this morning and Jeanette asked if we would like to watch the tradition at the morning assembly where the Grade 4’s, who are now going into the senior primary, are piped through a corridor made up … Continue reading

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How the music has changed in my car

A slight diversion from France …. I’ve always had music in the car while carrying Bradley and Connor in my car .. sometimes local stations .. but mainly CD’s.  When they were both babies I tuned into the classical music station.  … Continue reading

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Happy New Year to all !!

Hubby and I went out on New Years Eve – quite unusual for us – as we normally stay at home. The dogs, especially Jackie – the Jack Russell – is petrified of fireworks. They are banned except for organised, … Continue reading

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Weekly Winners – 9 Nov – 16 Nov

This was a sticker on the envelope given to Bradley at his graduation ceremony. Oh my… time has flown .. seems like the other day Pete and I were celebrating the birth of our first grandson and now he was … Continue reading

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"I am a music man … "

… and I come from far away What can you play I play the trumpet ………………..” This lone figure from the Salvation Army came walking, very slowly, down our road late yesterday afternoon, playing Christmas Carols on his very old … Continue reading

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