Category Archives: Grandchildren

Step (or two) to the Beach


Today, to chase away cobwebs, we decided to take a stroll (sarcastic laugh) down the path to the beach we used from our first house on the Bluff, very many years ago, which was closer to the old Whaling Station. … Continue reading

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My Troeteldier Amber met verbeteringe en musiek.


(Sien Mei 11 vir oorspronklike). Ek het ‘n paar verbeteringe gemaak asook om ‘n stuk van my ‘Trio No 2 for Alto Recorder, Piano and Violin’ by te sit. © 18 May Colonialist

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Grade Four Afrikaans Presentation


R has done this Power Point ‘My Pet Amber’ to support a presentation she has to give in Afrikaans at school. I think it is charming, particularly the whirly bit! If only we had had such aids available during my … Continue reading

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Got Lines — Misbehaved?


The Current Photo Challenge is on the Lines of lines, so I’ve lined up a trio taken recently with lines in abundance.   © May 2018  Colonialist

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Multitools and Climbing to go with Dolls Dresses and Teddies, and a Monkey Circle


Today is the 7th birthday of Youngest Granddaughter. I have a picture of her from Oribi Gorge on Tuesday doing one of the things she loves best: climbing and clambering. She was playing with my Leatherman Multitool yesterday on the … Continue reading

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A Gorge-us Outing — M’aidez!


We took a little drive down the coast for the holiday yesterday — One May as well do so! Destination: Oribi Gorge. We expected it to be signposted clearly, having had no difficulty in finding it many years ago. Thus, … Continue reading

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Ta-ta Hide’ngoseek; Hi there Hip-Hop!


      © April 2018 Colonialist

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