IN THE GARB TO GRAB A BRAG


When tuney opperties ariz
For dressing up some bragging biz
I cannot help but mention thiz —
Each of my grandkidz iz a whiz!

The news has reached us that grandson in Inglund has just gradjermerated as a BA (Hons) with a most creditabubble result.

Furthermuchmore, the younger granddaughterlets in Sarf Efrica have both earned glowing mid-year reports. R had an 80 aggregate and came home with an Academic Merit badge. J had a report strewn with sevens (Outstanding Achievement) with just a couple of sixes (Meritorious) and a five (Substantial) to tone it down a tiny bit.

Then, yesterday, we attended the annual Swim School Prizegiving. R took away her Provincial Swimming badge for 1500 metres in under 40 minutes, swum when 9, while J had her 800 metre distance badge (done when still 6!) plus a silver badge from the Natal Provincial Swimming Association for all the criteria attached to it such as swimming in all strokes, tumble turns, etc. She was also awarded with the cup for the Best Girl Swimmer!

We noted with interest that the pupil who got the Best Swimmer cup (male or female) was also a girl, who is 10 years old and whom J quite often beats in their lessons!

OK, OK, I’ll stop bragging now …

 

 

© June 2018 Colonialist
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19 Responses to IN THE GARB TO GRAB A BRAG

  1. Stephanie Haahjem says:

    Just goes to show that your grandchildren are chips off the old block and that the apples don’t fall far from the big old tree! Well done all!

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  2. equinoxio21 says:

    Quite gratifrying. I moost sey.

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  3. equinoxio21 says:

    Brag as much as you like. That’s what grandparents are fer. Even in Ser Efrika.

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  4. Widdershins says:

    One of the wonderful things about grandparenthood is the bragging rights 😀

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  5. Hmm, ek dink Oupa verdien ook ‘n medalje!

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  6. Robbie Yates says:

    “Creditabubble” is my new favorite word. Thanks for this post, I really enjoyified it! 😂

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  7. Sue W says:

    Congratulations to the three of them, very well done. 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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  8. Obviously comes through the female line, eh what!

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  9. disperser says:

    It’s good to brag about good things.

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