Category Archives: Grandchildren

Another Bussy Spel


                              Today young J joined me to watch her sister do Squad Swimming, and we were both treated to the sight of R finally achieving the … Continue reading

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Supporting and Sporting


I slept in today, Then breakfast created, Before on my way (Now feeling quite sated), A pump for the fountain I bought while en route, (In evening the mountin’ To bear needed fruit) But Queensmead first went to — J … Continue reading

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Trump to Buy South Africa


Seeing that Trump’s Greenland bid has failed, His ambitions further now have sailed, And attention presently is caught On S A as somewhere to be bought; One condition laid down for the sale Is for a new government; all male; … Continue reading

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Imp-press-ive Press Agent.


Once again we find ourselves in local media. The number of times this happens could only be achieved with fame and/or a good Press Agent. Take the number of deserving subjects in the background of this picture in The Glenwood … Continue reading

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Mixed Races and Radio Switchoff


Today was the Junior Primary Sports Day at which we were in attendance from the first of the races. Things were run with normal efficiency, and it was entertaining for kids and parents alike, if a bit stressful for the … Continue reading

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No Rhyme; No Reason; 80th; Grand Parents’ Season.


Dear friends, I really think that it has reached high time I stopped subjecting all of you to Really Awful Rhyme, But so my latest doings, now, that everyone still knows, I will present them in the form of Truly … Continue reading

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Cats: Successful Fundraiser and Truce Stranger Than Fiction


We spent the morning at the local flea market where, true to weather report, it blew a gale for half the morning and for the other half took a deep breath and really started to blow. No attempt was made … Continue reading

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