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April A to Z – A for Anniversary

So… we get the challenge under way on a personal note. With a challenge of another kind. Yep… later this month my good lady and I will hit one of those marital bliss milestones. I have posted in the past … Continue reading

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I Dreamed… or did I?

If I dreamed… was it dreamy? If I had a dreamy experience did I dream?? I don’t have the foggiest… mistiest… muddiest… whateverist! Dreams… they’re around to confound!

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Regal…

The lions of Lyons Estate… have a look-see at the place from the air… there are all sorts of interesting shapes… formal gardens… a lake… and I bet that oval is a race track to put the pride of Kildare’s … Continue reading

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Wondering?

Yesterday I spent at home… not through choice but because the 24 hour bug that had swept through the house last week finally decided my immune system wasn’t strong enough to prevent it from striking. I’m sure you know the … Continue reading

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The Kalahari’s Wandering Oasis

“Yes, if you have that map you’ll be able to go anywhere in the Kalahari. You will always find water.” Zach and Gertruida were enjoying a sunny side up fresh breakfast at the Upington Wimpy when they overheard the statement. … Continue reading

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WPhotoC – Bright Lights… Illumination!!

Light up my life… Cheri asks us to go get brightly creative. That on a Friday evening? At the best of times it’s not a good idea to ask me to use my imagination… you may know that leads to … Continue reading

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Why Do I Walk?

Folk often ask me why I’m so fond of walking. They’re also often quick to point out that a supposedly sore back and walking don’t seem to go well together. They may well be correct, but… for some or other … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Stress of the Move…

I believe there exists the perception, or misconception that one of the causes of severe localised stress may well be moving. Moving of the house kind of moving. Moving abode… moving all the paraphernalia gathered in the last few years … Continue reading

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