Category Archives: Peter

Dressing wounds

I am not a nurse or have anything to do with the medical field – although I have a son who is a paramedic, who clearly, did not get his calling from me – but being a mom and granny I’ve dressed and … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : Hubby retired 5 years ago

Five years ago today – 30th July 2010 – my hubby retired Is he enjoying retirement ?   I think so 🙂 …

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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 : 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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Walking a trail through vineyards and fynbos : Bouchard Finlayson

On our recent trip to the Cape … What a fabulous day we had!!!! ” Bouchard Finlayson Wine Estate, established in 1989 covers 125 hectares,  of which some 20ha on the lower fertile soils are under cultivation with the remaing … Continue reading

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Daddies and dolphins !!

Cheers to all dads, daddies, fathers, grandfathers, grandpas, granddads, papas .. …. .. and my hubby 🙂 on Fathers Day !!!! …. and cheers and to all the beautiful creatures of the sea .. bulls amongst them in this playful pod … Continue reading

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Cruising to the colourful island of Burano

While waiting for our boat to take us to the island of Burano for a delicious fish dinner – .. small boat (with dog) .. .. BIG ship … coming straight for us !! … small boat .. BIG ship … Continue reading

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Kudos to Audi

For those who know my hubby … he loves Audi’s  🙂 For those who don’t know hubby … he is a huge fan of the Audi motor car 😉    He has had five consecutively since 1998 and has recently purchased his sixth … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday :

Hubby and Jackie walking along greenbelt (veld) near our home – Johannesburg, S.A For more Wordless Wednesday contributions visit

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My hubby officially retired today …

I have to share the following …. We moved to Johannesburg from Salisbury (Harare), Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) in 1974 when hubby started working for Map Studio as a cartographer.  After a few years, he moved to the company where he was … Continue reading

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