Tag Archives: South Africa

25 Years of Splashy Fen Music Festival, South Africa

The longest running music festival in South Africa, Splashy Fen, opens their 26th line up this weekend. This is a link to current festival.  But do stay and see pictures of our memories too! http://www.splashyfen.co.za/ In 1995 we attended this festival and joined the … Continue reading

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Buzzing Electrician

In 100 words I tell a story for Friday Fictioneers, which is prompted by the attached picture, copy righted to Ted Strutz .  I call my story “Buzzing Electrician.” He followed in footsteps he adored and trusted, his Dad’s. It was … Continue reading

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Why I Think Joburg Rocks

Originally posted on jndub:
Soccer City- Google images Contrary to common belief, there are some people who actually love Joburg. I am one of those people. This blog post was birthed from a few engagements I have had over time…

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A Word a Week Photograph Challenge- Contrast

It was a day out with family last year in 2013 when these were taken at their ‘local’ Table Mountain!! View at sunset.   Top of Table Mountain- shades of distance contrasts.  There was time to visit seel island another day. … Continue reading

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Welcome–a Wealth of Wonderful Women

  She wasn’t always woman; wife or mother too, but from the age of three, every sign was true.  From birth she seemed so worldly.  I had a feeling then that she wouldn’t need much training and would slide into … Continue reading

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V stories of mine – South Africa

Here are a couple of my ‘V’ stories, opinions and Views on things during a much loved childhood and beyond!  I have a vision of the first time we said hello.  It was her wide friendly smile, as she popped her head around the … Continue reading

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It’s a Sign- Cosmos

It’s a sign. Cosmos is a Sign. As the days of the week roll on, and the months of the year are eaten up by time, you realise how little control we have over what we can or will have … Continue reading

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Old – Who am I and Why I am here?

Five years ago I dipped my toe in the water on WordPress.  Took the plunge a bit later. Then went along swimmingly during the good times; sharing stories about my time spent in Africa, family times and travel. A Southern … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Challenge- Violet

(My entry for ‘Violet’ is not a colour, but a Name!) No one I have ever met neither before nor since could make bath time into a special event like my Auntie Violet could. For this I thank her. Violet and … 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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