At last the rain is here!

Here in the Western Cape we have had 3 months of very hot weather, our water stocks are down – we only expect our winter rains next month! However while in Cape Town yesterday we had this marvelous shower of rain, I had hoped it would have waited until I got home, but rain is …

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Gardening

One of my other interests is gardening. Not the digging kind, but planting seedlings in boxes and planting bulbs. My chief problem is that I do not want to provide fodder for the guineas as they peck at a plant and just pull it out and leave it lying there, so I have to raise …

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Amazing Race

I had not intended to watch the Amazing Race, but while browsing thru’ the programmes I happened to tune in to this last episode. I was hooked, just watching Joyce & Uchena manage their problems – trying to beg money from bystanders – and all the time the clock was ticking with the other two …

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Bone China Tea Sets

The other day I was browsing in an antique furniture store where they had a lot of glasswae and bone china tea sets.Immediately I thought about sitting down to a pleasant afternoon cup of tea served in these cups, and then it struck me that these days not too many tea parties are held. The …

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