Category Archives: New Year

Striped Kingfisher (Halcyon chelicuti)

A new bird in our garden !!!   And a New Year !!   Well ..  actually he was perched on the telephone wire yesterday, which is close enough to the first day of 2017 ! Wished I had a super duper lens to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year : 2017

I don’t make New Year resolutions but I must say my blogging is slacking.  I need to get my act into gear and do something about it 😉   I do still take photographs, mainly of flowers in my garden, so … 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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Sunset number one !!

First of January … sunset number 1 of 365 !!    I wanted to get sunrise this morning as it would have followed yesterdays sunset but there didn’t seem much point as there wasn’t one.   It was really really cloudy and many … Continue reading

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A friendly wave ..

… a toast to the New Year … Wishing you all a very Happy New Year filled with laughter and love, health and prosperity … and may you always take a little time to stop and enjoy life … … just like … Continue reading

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What we did on New Years Eve …

… was … instead of having a quiet last day of 2008, which was the plan … we visited the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens in Roodepoort. It’s only a few kilometres away from where we live and I am … Continue reading

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