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Well then…this is a life moment…isn’t it

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Visiting William Morris at Kelmscott Manor, plus video

I love it when my friend Elaine calls and says, “Are you free Wednesday next at about a quarter past one, dahling?” I love it because I know she’s planning a surprise for me. In the past she’s taken me to Charlecote Park, Seizincote…

August 4, 2016
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A beautiful vintage wedding

My daughter Kerstin has had a dream for a few years now. She wanted to launch a vintage rental business and cater to special occasions. Today, after much planning, headaches and even some grinding of teeth, she staged her first vintage wedding. This was…

July 2, 2016
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Patrice’s Art Challenge: Blue

Patrice’s art challenge: blue, was a fascinating study for me. Because, you see, it was my depressed mood that the blue all revolved around. So a little not so good news from my doctor, (nothing serious, and I’m probably making way too big a…

June 11, 2016
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With Kerstie, Adam and our little girls; a long weekend round up

Little girls in the morning! That’s always so wonderful for me. There’s nothing like the pitter patter of little feet, and believe me, with our three it really is nothing like pitter patter. It’s more like a mini elephant stampede. Lol, but we love…

May 25, 2016
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Catching up…in an artistic way

Hi everybody! I know I’ve been bad this week and practically ignored the blog, so sorry about that and thank you to all of you who emailed me to ask what the heck was going on. šŸ˜€ It’s been an unusually heavy week of…

May 7, 2016
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Out on the paddle board, because it’s too beautiful

Suddenly, the temps here are in the IT’S SUMMER range! So I took myself, and the paddle board, out on the calm waters at Deep Cove…a few minutes drive from my home. And then I did the same thing the next day. I don’t…

April 21, 2016
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Love letter: dear courage

Dear courage, Change is in the air. I feel it. I feel it looming and circling and gathering strength. I can feel it creaking across my heart late at night. Resisting is only prolonging the frustration of the situation Iā€™m in at the moment.…

April 14, 2016
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Opening the cabin for the year

Here’s a turn-up for the books guys! Suddenly I got the weekend totally free and so off to the cabin I went. Two hundred km out of town to mile 120 on the railway. That’s where I was. In the gloriously dry and warm…

April 11, 2016
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A lunch with Jonathan, Chantal and Megababy

I can’t even begin to tell you how much I was looking forward to today, but I can tell you that one of the biggest reasons was that I got to drive out and see my son and his family. Our baby Asher is…

March 26, 2016