Tag Archives: United States

X-factor addicts!!


You know there is not too much going on on the farm, when you, and the kids visiting from Cape Town (nogal!), are all up before sunrise to see the finale of the X-factor! Although I love Alex and Sierra, I … Continue reading

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Life on a farm includes kamikaze pilots!!


I woke up this morning, disoriented, not sure if I am dreaming I am ducking bombs at Pearl Harbor, or whether there was some crazed pilot hell-bent on committing suicide by flying into my house!  As Kobus had just left … Continue reading

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Adopt a dog month October – Go on, adopt a dog at the SPCA or your local shelter!


This has not been an easy few weeks.  How does one ever try to understand the mind of another human that can kill an innocent animal, clearly a domestic pet, in cold blood?  We have laid a charge at the … Continue reading

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Getting older


I got word yesterday that a woman I used to work with, only age 59, died of cancer after a short illness.  This news came from another lady, a client for years, whom I have shared a wild and wonderful … Continue reading

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Century City and Canal Walk


Canal Walk, Cape Town, is one of the world’s largest shopping centers, and a paradise for locals as well as a must-see for tourists.  The shops range from popular line shops like Stuttafords, Edgars, Foschini, Truworths, Cape Union Mart etc … 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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Apologies to my regular readers!!


So sorry to clog your inbox with a translated repeat of the same blog – I have been asked to do a bit of market research to see how many people in specific areas of the world would read a … Continue reading

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Движение Дар-эс-Саламе


Я написал об опасности эс-эс-Салам трафика. Мы попробовали еще раз вчера, на этот раз сесть на паром, но поездка все еще заняло у нас около 7 часов туда и обратно, только чтобы купить немного еды в течение недели. Я знаю, … Continue reading

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Cry my beloved country – South Africa


Two weeks ago Kobus and I had to take a short trip to South Africa – much-needed and wanted, and long overdue!  We left for Tanzania some 4 months earlier, and although the boys have been here during their university … Continue reading

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What incredible photos!! A journey of note. Whilst writing this, I am listening to the fish eagle crying above my house – how apt.

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