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Entries from October 2013

Saturday Spot: A Vynbos Walk Through Cape Point Nature Reserve…

October 22nd, 2013 · 12 Comments

This Friday past we went for an amble through the vynbos at Cape Point, we were armed with journals and jersey’s because even though the calendar says it is Spring and the days have been warmer… Our walk was cold and wet, with occasional glimmers of sunshine… Vynbos, is our local indigenous vegetation… and from […]

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Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #193

October 20th, 2013 · 6 Comments

So this is October, more sunshine days than rain… but not nearly as warm as we would like it… We’ve been planting like crazy and lets just hope we remember to water… we aren’t the best gardeners on earth but I think we would be better if our crops surprised us and thrived!!! There was […]

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Road Tripping South Africa: Things to do in a Dorp… A MapStudio GiveAway…

October 18th, 2013 · 17 Comments

Summer is on the horizon and nearly all South Africans are getting their minds in gear for a road trip. It is an annual summer holiday event… The mass migration of South Africans from the coast if you live at the coast and down to the coast for all the others. And I have just […]

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Tags: GiveAways and Swaps · Outings

Se7en + 1 Things you can do on World Food Day… #BlogActionDay2013

October 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Today is Blog Action Day… the day many bloggers around the world put their heads together and post posts about a global topic, and this years topic is Human Rights. Today also happens to be World Food Day, so we are writing about the basic human right to food. Food for survival, for health, for […]

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Tags: Blog Events · Caring and Sharing · Geography · Green Living

Sunday Snippet: Never Give Up on Your Dreams… A GiveAway

October 14th, 2013 · 18 Comments

I seem to have a pile of books that has been growing on my desk and there are heaps of GiveAways… watch this space, lots of GiveAways coming your way over the next few weeks… Let’s get going with Never Give Up on Your Dreams by Mary Weeks Millard is a book in the FaithFinders […]

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Saturday Spot: African Penguin Appreciation Day

October 13th, 2013 · 5 Comments

So yesterday was African Penguin Appreciation Day… and we headed for the Two Oceans Aquarium to celebrate. We have a penguin lover… I am not sure if you can tell who loves penguins amongst us… We were all ready for another penguin waddle… and it began to pour with rain, which means we were invited […]

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Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #192…

October 13th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Suddenly it is almost Mid-October, and a we had three whole days of warm sunshine… between the vegetable garden over run with poppies… And actual swimming… We became really excited that summer had arrived. I take it back after spending this afternoon on the couch with a pile of kids and books, under duvet’s reading […]

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