Tag Archives: Family

The Picture Says it All

I have not made contact for a while…… as we were busy with our exciting new changes in 2016.  A new country, a new home, a new start. The move went so well and family rallied around to give welcome support. … Continue reading

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Great, Grand , Gorgeous and Good

My New Year’s Blessings are much the same as last year; and I am especially Grateful for all of mine! Bright eyes, Great smiles and Gorgeous looks! Proud Grandmother even if the “selfie” obsession is so unflattering these days! Happy New Year!   … Continue reading

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Zest for Life

  Today my zest for life may be catching! But today is a good day anyway; today we’re going to see Miss Izzy! To wake up in the morning and the sky is blue, the rain has cleared, most certainly puts … Continue reading

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Goodbye’s fade-Memories don’t!

The hardest part of any friendship is when it’s time to say goodbye. As much as we might like things to stay the same, change is an inevitable part of life. The universe may seem huge and the rift between … Continue reading

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Let the Count Down Begin- 9 December 2012

It’s Christmas-Just because it is that time of year doesn’t mean it’s all shiny and special and squeeky clean, with baubles, frills and coloured lights.  Well not all the time, anyway! Washing machine decided to give us a scare yesterday, … Continue reading

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Let the Count Down Begin- 5 December 2012

Its amazing how the holiday season, Christmas, in South Africa, the UK as well as the USA have very different meanings and priorities, if compared one to the other. The festival is around the Christ child.  The celebration of his birth and … Continue reading

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The “K” of South Africa

The “K” of South Africa For Jenny’s Alphabe Thursday, I am going to write my thoughts, the bits and bobs that I remember of how it was for me, during my almost fifty years spent in South Africa. These are my ‘K’ … Continue reading

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Time to share, it’s Christmastime

  My sister in law, Penny, said to me a few years ago: I want to spend Christmas in the UK just once to experience the unique feeling of a cold Christmas……  and is it unique?  Yes, so much of it … Continue reading

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In the ‘line out’ the ball can go either way.

  We all have choices in life, this way or that.  There are no rules, not like the game of rugby, where even the referee has a say in direction. Yes, in rubgy sometimes the choice is made for you by a … Continue reading

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Five Senses – Take Me Back.

What do you remember about life before you were six? So much of it gets confused with what you have been told by your parents, big sisters, aunts and uncles. Are they really your own memories in the end? Touch … Continue reading

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