Category Archives: Family & Life

Tuesday Tunes and Tides – Surf’s UP!!

Today we’ll have the photo first. For quite some time I’ve wanted to use this pic… because, if you’ve ever surfed you’d know this is not such a frequent sight. A left and right breaking wave! Now… before I go … Continue reading

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Marine Moment Monday

I love going down to the beach – but always pass by the harbour to see what’s going on. I often walk to the beach and stop off anywhere along the moorings to see if I can get a snap … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – Them Stones!

Do all little boys like throwing stones?? No… don’t even bother giving it much thought… there will never be a definitive answer… seems toxic masculinity is hardwired from birth! You try telling this little lad that throwing stones is not … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – Memories of Military Days

OK… I think I’ve taken the veteran theme to its conclusion. I chose today because music is the basis of something that is brewing – something very positive! Firstly – many of you will know I don’t do movies or … Continue reading

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Monday Memories – Military Moments

I’m still thinking along veteran lines. As I mentioned last week, I served in the South African Air Force for more than 16 years. So… many say it was in the old era – before the dawn of the Rainbow … Continue reading

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Friday’s Formation Flappers

Today is flapper day… and I bring you a tight formation of gulls and crows… doing the bomb-burst after the tight barrel-roll… quite a set of manoeuvres! Any airshow audience would appreciate the daring skills exhibited by these flyers! Happy … Continue reading

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Thursday Thought – Art or Not?

So… how do you define art? Is a scribble on a sheet of paper art? Or… must it be a Dutch master or Renaissance artist before it’s art? I don’t know… I suppose it’s the old adage… what works for … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Trees and Tunes!

Yesterday I asked a question… which I’m going to repeat a few more days. Yes, I have a reason… so, here goes again… … what do you understand by the term veteran?  Interestingly, I’ve had answers from four different continents thus far! … Continue reading

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