Tag Archives: God

The beauty of God’s creation

I am in awe of the flower my husband brought home to me last night – I have never seen anything like it!!!   Does anyone know what it is?  I placed it in some water as the leaves quickly … Continue reading

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My beloved dogs killed in cold blood

OUR LAST RIDE WITH OUR PARENTS BEFORE BEING MURDERED IN COLD BLOOD TODAY! I took these photos of my beloved two adopted rescue dogs whilst driving to Senekal yesterday. Little did I know this would be the last time I … Continue reading

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Sunsets and Sunrises

Like most people I know, I love sunrises and sunsets.  There are even two favourite movies – Before Sunset and Before Sunrise, and if you have not watched them, do yourself the favour.  But that’s besides the point.  Sunrise to … Continue reading

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Internet dating – a success story

I know I’ve written about this before, in my post about finding love via cyberspace, but some disbelievers have prompted me to do a follow up, almost a year later, to prove to the world that magic does happen. Kobus … Continue reading

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I live on a farm in Africa – no, not like Karen Blixen, nor Kuki Gallman, in Kenya – just me, and all my babies, on a farm in South Africa

I am a city girl – but that’s another story altogether.  If you have followed my blog, you’ll know I am here because I fell in love with a good man. With farm life comes all sorts of adjustments.  We … Continue reading

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The beauty of God’s small creatures

Simply have to share this beautiful photo I took.  My sister’s hands looking monstrous against the tiny gecko.  Enjoy!!  Click on the photo to enlarge it, so you can appreciate the size of this little thing.

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Parting shots of Dar es Salaam

We took a trip around our favourite spots this past week, and as I am lounging around in a hotel room, waiting for my flight home, I want to share some of the scenery once more.  We drove out to … Continue reading

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I LOVE TREES – DON’T YOU??  I THINK THEY ARE MAJESTIC SHOWPIECES OF CREATION.  SO HERE GOES: I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is pressed Against the earth’s … Continue reading

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Shut the door, change the record, clean the house, shake off the dust – Paulo Coelho

I have never missed a new book by one of my most endearing writers, Paulo Coelho, (The Alchemist being the first tale I read)  and this next 1 MIN reading: closing cycles by Paulo Coelho on December 31, 2010, was … Continue reading

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