Tag Archives: Mum and Dad

Saying goodbye to my Mum

I’m sure not many people blog about a family funeral or memorial but as, over the years of having a blog, my beloved Mum has featured in many.  We had a memorial service for her in Somerset West on Wednesday, … 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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Throwback Thursdays: 1990 part 2

1990 continued  : May : Elaine and Suzie in autumn leaves August :   Elaine and playgroup friends celebrating her 4th birthday Blowing out candles with cousins, Daniella and Kevin September :   Spring flowers October :   Elaine and I flew down to … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursdays : 1989 highlights and favourites

Cutting it fine for a Thursday !!!  We’ve been without power for hours today !!!  Grabbing time on the computer was difficult Jeanette was in Matric – last year of high school … Carl was in his first year of … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursdays : Highlights of 1984

This was the year my younger brother, Ian, married the love of his life, best friend and soul mate, Kathy … and they chose our garden for their nuptials – even though it was a very young garden with small trees and plants and after … Continue reading

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