Category Archives: special occasion

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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Throwback Thursday : A centenary celebration in Nov 1997

On 4th November 1897, two weeks after the arrival of Cecil John Rhodes and his construction train, the first passenger train arrived in Bulawayo, Rhodesia from South Africa. My great grandmother, Mary Milne was the only woman passenger on this … 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 : 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 : 6 May 2000

15 years ago yesterday, on 6th May,  Carl and Nicole were married!!!   Carl has written a blog post:- https://carlsstuff.wordpress.com/2015/05/06/6-may-2000/ He mentions in his post how nervous he was.   Carl used to get fever blisters in those days, when he was … 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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