Category Archives: odd stuff

Patterns and circles

We had a lovely short downpour the other evening, filling the dips in the garden as well as giving my garden a decent watering.   Being on sloping ground, it dries quickly so any rain is most welcome.  I sat on … Continue reading

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A short’esh’ drive up the West Coast of South Africa

In the limited time between power cuts, putting together a blog post is challenging!!! On our recent trip to the Cape …. Driving up the West Coast from Cape Town is something hubby and I have never done and something … Continue reading

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My first road race !!

This morning Jeanette and I participated in the Spars Women’s Race – I did the 5km and Jeanette did the 10km.  Jeanette has been a member of Run/Walk for Life since the beginning of the year, increasing her distances gradually and doing extremely well, … Continue reading

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My cousin Barry

While holidaying in Ballito, hubby and I drove down to Ramsgate on the South Coast to spend a couple of very special hours with my cousin, Barry We are all Rhodesian born and as children, we grew up together … … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday : Popcorn pegs

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Making corrugated cardboard boxes

That’s what my younger brother does.  As I said in my previous post, Ian was left jobless about 2 years ago and having worked in the cardboard box industry all his life, he knew there was a need for the … Continue reading

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Sparkling Monday

As Firefly says in his status on Facebook this morning …”  it’s Monday ” Here’s to a sparkling one 🙂   !! I was going to leave it at that but can’t resist in adding a few more ‘blue’ photos 😉  some with … Continue reading

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