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Utopia

Today I give you a challenge……. What and where would your ‘Utopia’ be? For me, Utopia would be a place of peace, freedom and comfort, (yes, I like to be comfortable; relaxed clothing, able to be myself). For me, Utopia may … Continue reading

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Perfect Day-Every Day

The day was absolutely perfect! How many times do you hear people say that; and it probably was from their perspective.  Which is fair enough, but there are always small flaws.  There are and they all know it!  And you … Continue reading

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Right up Your Street- The Piece of Cheese- Hastings

I read a lot while we rested in The Piece of Cheese, learnt a little history too!  We were living, eating and sleeping right there in the little piece of history!  Just off All Saint’s street in Hastings. A three … Continue reading

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Attitude- One word story – South Africa

My word today is- Attitude! A word with many meanings, like Outlook, Manner, Pose, Mindset, Posture and Way of behaving. We learn so much about a person by observation; you don’t have to hear a word to judge someone.  We … Continue reading

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Youth, Yesterday, Youbetya! S. A

 again!  How does it come around so fast. The only town in South Africa that starts with a Y is York in Kwazulu Natal, or it was York.  But the name has changed.  Life’s like that, I’m afraid! York is … Continue reading

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The Unexplained Umbilical Cord

It was 1975 and my second daughter, yet to be born was firmly attached to the umbilical cord while mother anxiously walked the floor.  Two weeks overdue, is not a nice place to be, and any mother who has experienced this will … Continue reading

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Make Time for Time

Time can make or break a marriage Lose that seat in your favourite carriage Drat the time It’s nearly nine That dress was mine but I was late She bought the only red size eight It’s time for spring and summer … Continue reading

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Lake Sibhayi Special- South Africa

Today I write with Sadness, that the photographs in my entry were not taken by me.  Sadness, because I haven’t been to this fantastic place.  But Warren and Viv have. 😦   However, they are willing to share!  Lake Sibhayi is near Hluhluwe, in Maputaland … Continue reading

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Entertainment to “Q” for!

I the 1950’s in South Africa when our mother was about 40 years plus one of her favourite films was “The Quiet Man”; for two reasons, I expect.  One that it was set in Ireland and two, that John Wayne was … Continue reading

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And it was Home- Pretoria-South Africa

In order to understand the facts and the memoirs of the time- I was a Sixties Girl! This home in Gezina, Pretoria is mostly remembered  by me as a home filled with  ‘first times.‘    A home of change! It was only an old … Continue reading

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