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Entries from May 2013

What We Are Reading Right Now: #15 The Inventions Edition…

May 14th, 2013 · 6 Comments

It has been a while since a “What We Are Reading Post…” but trust me we have as usual been immersed in piles of books!!! From time to time we join Playing By the Book in their Monthly Series of Themed Book Reviews and when I told my kids that the theme this month was […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Science · Se7en at School

Sunday Snippet: Seekers of the Lost Boy; An Author Interview and a GiveAway!!!

May 13th, 2013 · 68 Comments

We are writing all about books this week including a couple of Author Interviews. It is going to be fun and lots to read – they aren’t called writers for nothing!!! So settle in and join us: The First Author is Taryn Hayes, a friend of ours who recently wrote her first novel. And we […]

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Tags: Reviews · Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: Se7en + 1 Visit Fair Cape Dairies…

May 12th, 2013 · 10 Comments

Remember when we were desperately searching for cows to visit and we just couldn’t find them… Well patience played it’s card and we have finally discovered cows!!! We were recently invited on a visit to Fair Cape Dairies… And I fell you the truth if i were a cow then this is where I would […]

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Tags: Geography · Outings · Saturday Spot · Se7en at School

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #170

May 11th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Welcome May and all the Autumness that you bring… Not to mention today is Salvidor Dali’s Birthday… From a warm and sunny Cape Town we hope your weekend is full of fabulous fun and amazing adventures… If you know me then you would know this is an absolute favourite post ever: Art in the EveryDay: […]

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Se7en + 1 of the Best Beach Games Ever…

May 10th, 2013 · 12 Comments

This is Cape Town’s very best kept secret… While most folk want to visit in the heart of summer, when the wind blows and the heat is… well hot… the best time of year is now. Before the winter rains and after the Summer heat there is a perfect lull… of warm wind free days […]

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Tags: Electives · Outings · Se7en at School

Sunday Snippet: Character Training… Where to Start?

May 8th, 2013 · 12 Comments

I often get asked to write about how we teach our kids good character traits… how to train them to be loving, generous, kind, joyful. Now before I had kids I would have been able to write a fabulous list post… full of practical tips!!! But I have had kids for a while now and […]

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Tags: Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: An Instagram Walk in Tokai Forest…

May 7th, 2013 · 5 Comments

We have had so many outings in the past week that it is almost beyond comprehension… but the highlight for us was the instagrammers meet up in Tokai Forest on Saturday evening – Cape Town’s golden hour – then!!! Now you know how we love taking photo walks and our kids love arming themselves with […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outings · Saturday Spot