Category Archives: trees

The Royal Oke in Stanford

Here is yet another place hubby and I need to re-visit when next in the Hermanus/Stanford area … The Royal Oke.   Cheryl and Bob have had a breakfast there which they said was very good. We had a quick walk-about … … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring ..

.. in my garden …

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Beaver Creek Coffee Estate and Roastery in Port Edward

While staying with my cousin Barry, in Ramsgate, hubby and I had coffee and a light lunch at Beaver Creek in Port Edward.    Beaver Creek is the world’s most Southern coffee estate in the seaside town of Port Edward.  A … Continue reading

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My lemon tree is dying

I thought it was dehydrating from growth of lichen which is spreading no matter what!   I’ve sprayed and sprayed.  Small patches grow to larger patches.  It started on the trunk and has spread upwards into branches and twigs Lichen … pronounced ‘ liken’ (American English)  or ‘ … Continue reading

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More autumn pics from my garden .. my sanctuary

We appear to be leading quite a dull life at the moment with no photographs of exciting places or events.     Hubby and I have been involved with personal stuff at home.  Me, with my focus on the hip/bum/piriformis issue .. .which … Continue reading

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Happiness is …. we have internet !!

Apologies for the silence !! Our internet has been down for the past 7 days and at last, today, we have had success with getting a Telkom technician to the house to fix our landline .. yay !! Isn’t it incredible how our lives have … Continue reading

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The Cavern in the Northern Drakensberg

Before hubby and I head off to the Midlands again for the weekend, this time for a family wedding, here are some more pics from our stay at The Cavern in the Drakensberg It was rainy, misty and chilly on our … Continue reading

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