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Adopted Grandchildren, Doctors, Dentists, Pharmacies, and Priceless Art


Young J has not been feeling too well again, and has had to miss some swimming. I had to take her to the doctor yesterday and then collect a prescription. That adds to the fact that earlier in the week … Continue reading

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Christmas Splash Done and Dusted


        Here we have our Christmas Tree on Christmas morning, just before being attacked by two eager Christmas Fairies who distributed the mountain of parcels to ourselves and themselves. The one below it shows some of my personal loot … Continue reading

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Ginger William of Orange (x – Finale)


(See sidebar for Translator, Music, Novels, Awards etc.)  Previous instalment links: (Map) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) (vii) (viii) (ix) (Boxing Day 1974 saw Much Better Half and I setting off from Durban on ‘rideabout’ in our Combi Camper … Continue reading

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Ginger WIlliam of Orange (ix)


(See sidebar for Translator, Music, Novels, Awards etc.)  Previous instalment links: (Map) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) (vii) (viii) (Boxing Day 1974 saw Much Better Half and I setting off from Durban on ‘rideabout’ in our Combi Camper ‘Cambi’ … Continue reading

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Water Babies for Wordless Wednesday


Yesterday the whales eager to make babies were jumping like fleas in a carpet.  At one stage there were ten of them in view, wagging and flapping tails and leaping completely out of the sea.  As usual, I was always … Continue reading

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Ginger William of Orange (viii)


(See sidebar for Translator, Music, Novels, Awards etc.)  Previous instalment links: (Map) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) (vii) (Boxing Day 1974 saw Much Better Half and I setting off from Durban on ‘rideabout’ in our Combi Camper ‘Cambi’ with … Continue reading

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Ginger William of Orange (vii)


(See sidebar for Translator, Music, Novels, Awards etc.)  Previous instalment links: (Map) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) (On Boxing Day 1974  Much Better Half and I set off on ‘rideabout’ in our Combi Camper ‘Cambi’ with our daughters aged … Continue reading

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