Category Archives: The best thing


I was recently taken back to one of my most favourite places – Kruger National Park (in South Africa). Unfortunately, this was a not a personal visit, which would have been lovely, but Lisa (“Notes from Africa“) is currently travelling … Continue reading

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“Rustle of autumn”

As a child, I often fell asleep to the sounds of my mother playing a Rustle of Spring* on the piano. It was lovely and I still remember it with great pleasure. Cycling home from work one afternoon, the sun … Continue reading

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My 100th post!

It’s difficult to believe, but the statistics show this to be my 100th post! To celebrate this milestone, I thought I would share some photos which I took a week or so ago, when I was travelling out west of … Continue reading

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The best things about summer

Sadly today marks the last day of summer for us. The nights are getting cooler and the days markedly shorter. The vegetable garden which has produced many hundreds of kilos of tomatoes, egg plant (brinjals), zucchinis, squashes, beans, spinach and … Continue reading

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New photos for old

I am so delighted that I was born in an era when the digital revolution has swept through the world. As a young child, I yearned for imaginary technological tools that simply did not exist. My own children cannot imagine … Continue reading

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The best thing about winter

As I write this, it is raining heavily. This is most unusual for our climate and it is lovely.We are now well into winter, with July and August generally being our coldest months. I am not fond of the cold, … Continue reading

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