Tag Archives: Africa

Adventure Calls!

So… we’ve all missed Ailsa’s weekly challenges as the good lady hasn’t managed to post any so far this year! Yesterday one arrives in the inbox and to my dismay I realised it was most likely the last travel challenge … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trees… African Sunset?

No… this is a Dublin, Ireland sunset shot but there’s something about it that reminds of an African sunset. Have you ever had the pleasure of sitting by the Zambezi River watching the sun dropping from the sky? Well, watching … Continue reading

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Tattered Traveller!

I went walking one summer’s day… and came across a tattered traveller. Well, actually, I went for a short stroll yesterday afternoon. Only one reason… to chase butterflies! What really struck me about this file fella was the state of … Continue reading

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April A to Z – T for Tommy or Toto?

There we have it… the beginning of the end! A long month… especially when you realise soon into the month that you’ve gone about the month’s challenge in the wrong way! So… I’m rather confused at this stage. Should I … Continue reading

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April A to Z – My Vinyl – J for Johnny and Ian… and Eric?

Yesterday, Hester was trying to guess… or suggest, who today’s J’s would be. So… as I’m definitely NOT a John Lennon fan I will NOT feature him. Instead… I will return to my South African roots and throw in a great … Continue reading

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FIERCE!

Fierce: adjective having or displaying a violent or ferocious aggressiveness. “fierce fighting continued throughout the day” Synonyms: ferocious, savage, vicious; wild, feral, untamed, undomesticated; aggressive, bloodthirsty, dangerous; cruel, brutal, murderous; menacing, threatening, terrible, grim “a fierce black mastiff” aggressive, cut-throat, competitive; keen, intense, strong, relentless … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday – White Rhino’s in Ireland!

The other day… a 25 minute drive took us well over an hour. As is usually the case when one sits in a long queue that would move faster in reverse than going forward, boredom sets in. Boredom and mischief… … Continue reading

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Friday Fact – Freedom!

OK… many of you must wonder why I’m still in Ireland, seeing as all I seem to do is whinge and bitch about the weather! We’ve lived here for more than 15 years… same old, some old! Whinge every year … Continue reading

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