Category Archives: Grandchildren

Just Bee Cause, Sea!


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By Order of the Photo Challenge


Here in Order, but completely out of order, are the sorted trophies from an Easter Egg hunt. Enough to cause serious internal disorder, but they look attractive! I have been kept in order just recently by being ordered to do lots of grandfatherly things. Like attending … Continue reading

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A Farming Heritage


On Saturday morning we met some friends on a visit from England at the Shongweni Farmers Market. Although within easy distance, it is somewhere we have not previously visited, and we were glad the venue had been chosen. The views … Continue reading

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Steps on Water, Land, and Air


The picture below, taken of the route to J’s school a full day after the rains had stopped, is one that should have been used for the previous post.  It gives some idea that getting the kids to school had not been for … Continue reading

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Writing and a Ball Pen


Over the past couple of weeks, when I haven’t been conveying kids to swimming, netball and such things,  I have been very involved with writing — someone else’s. My novel way of earning a living has had me glued to … Continue reading

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Party Politics and Boiled Sprats


The grandkids’ birthdays seem to last For several weeks on end; With parties they will have a blast — Two, schools; one, family’s; Two, Spur (on anniversaries); One big one all the friends to please; Which send one round the bend! The preparation … Continue reading

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Cycle of Birthdays


The day before yesterday young R turned 9 and got a new mountain bike with 21 gears, and tomorrow J turns 6. We went riding at a local Eco Park, which added a spell on a bike to the climbing and swimming … Continue reading

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