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Entries from May 2014

Se7en + 1 Questions About Getting to the Library…

May 30th, 2014 · 23 Comments

We have recently been asked so many questions about our trips to the library that I thought I would do a “coping with the Library” kind of post. Now in writing this post I do realise that wherever you are your library will be different to ours and different libraries can elicit very different library […]

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Tags: Organizing Se7en · Thoughtful Thursdays

Se7en + 1 of Our Favourite Podcasts…

May 28th, 2014 · 2 Comments

I grew up with radio… my mum listened to Women’s World every afternoon of my childhood and my teenage brothers listened to detective carry-on’s on a Friday night… never ever missing a beat. Well for those of you who think listening pleasure is a thing of the past, have you met the world of audiobooks. […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Organizing Se7en · Reviews · Thoughtful Thursdays

Se7en’s Fabulous Fun Post #223

May 26th, 2014 · 4 Comments

A Fabulous Fun Post… Hope you all had a great weekend… we had possibly the laziest weekend of all time… I read two books from start to finish, marched around the house and filled a recycling bag with “projects”, another bag with donatables… cleaned off my desk and that’s about it. I am in fact […]

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Tags: Fabulous Friday Fun · GiveAways and Swaps

Se7en + 1 Discover the Boomslang at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens…

May 23rd, 2014 · 11 Comments

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, one of the most beautiful gardens in the world and a place we love to visit, is celebrating it’s centenary… And to celebrate, they have installed the new Boomslang Walkway. This is nothing short of a feat of engineering a winding bending walkway that takes you through the canopy and above […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outings · Saturday Spot

Today We Celebrated Henri Rousseau’s Birthday…

May 23rd, 2014 · 5 Comments

And a tiger joined us for tea… The Facts… We started by finding out se7en + 1 facts about Henri Rousseau: He was a French Man. He was born in 1844. He never went to art school, he just loved art. He was a customs officer before he retired to become an artist. He never […]

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Tags: Art · Se7en at School

Se7en + 1 Create SugarCraft Characters…

May 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

I confess I am just not the most elaborate birthday cake maker ever… in fact I am well known amongst my kids that, while I know that the cake is the very most important part of any birthday celebration… I am quite happy to toss a block of ice-cream onto a tray, cover in sprinkles […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Cakes · Monday Munchies

St. James Beach Sunrise And the 9th WorldWide Instameet…

May 21st, 2014 · 14 Comments

Of all the places that you can find us on the internet… instagram is one of our favourites. It is a place to share the little things that make up memories in our everyday life. A couple of months back I posted our visit to The Castle of the Good Hope and the 8th World […]

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Tags: Outings · Saturday Spot