Category Archives: Travel


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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Have you ever – lived your dream?

Wow! Where does the time go? So much for all my promises and intentions to post more regularly on this blog! But I have been putting the time to good use – I promise! Which brings me to the purpose … Continue reading

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Capturing and sharing photo-stories

Have you ever had to sit through someone’s slide night and feign interest in their last trip to wherever? Images one to 20 were great, 20 – 40 were getting a little tedious, and by number 50, someone was making … Continue reading

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100-Word Challenge for Grownups – Week #166

Do you want to write too? Click below: This week’s prompt is … checking in proved to be… +100 words Night ride She sighed. It was hot and the platform was crowded – the last train to Lyon was delayed. The announcement … Continue reading

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Do you need a gun for your mailbox?

Strange and bizarre it may seem, but two of our latest mailboxes have guns! Not real guns of course, but if one is to have Ned Kelly standing at your gate, he would look a bit out of place without … Continue reading

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“Beestekraal” Station Restaurant

My last post showed a lady in pink tending her garden. I indicated that this photo was taken at a restaurant which used to be a station. But this is no ordinary restaurant. While you wait for your food to … Continue reading

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The lady in pink

There are times when everything just works fantastically  together to create a lovely image. I spotted this lady tending her garden recently, and could not resist the wonderful combination of colours and the even lighting. The pinks and mauves in the … Continue reading

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