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Entries from February 2015

The Week That Was… #208

February 28th, 2015 · 5 Comments

And just like that our weather tree has taken us through February… I would tell all our Northern Hemisphere friends that there is a distinct nip in the air, that we don’t normally feel until mid-March… but I am in denial and so I am going to say clear blue skies and hot summer days, […]

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The History of the World in 1000 Objects…

February 26th, 2015 · 12 Comments

Sometimes a book comes into our house and almost immediately becomes part of the family and this is one of those books. The History of the World in 1000 Objects was published by DK Books and given to us for review purposes by Penguin Book South Africa. In fact, while most new and favourite books […]

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We Really Need Your Help to Raise a Library…

February 25th, 2015 · 12 Comments

On International Book Giving Day we announced our library project for this year. I’ll be honest it isn’t an easy one, and we need all the help we can get. We are hoping to create a library for children living in one of the toughest areas of Cape Town, children who have had to grow […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Caring and Sharing · Home Truths

Saturday Spot: Dias Beach and Venus Pools at Cape Point…

February 24th, 2015 · 17 Comments

Over the last year we have spent countless hours exploring Cape Point, but we have never been to Dias Beach before. I spotted this beach years and years ago, it has been on my list of “must go places” literally forever… here is a picture from way back when… and you can see why it […]

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Sunday Snippet: Your Word is a Lamp for my Feet…

February 23rd, 2015 · 13 Comments

Our Bible Verse of the Week… Psalm 119:105 Your word is a lamp for my feet, A light on my path. Week by Week Week 1: When you pass through the waters… Isaiah 43:2 Week 2: The heavens declare… Psalm 19:1 Week 3: You have searched me Lord… Psalm 139: 1,2 Week 4: They will […]

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Se7en’s Fabulous Friday fun #263…

February 22nd, 2015 · 4 Comments

A week of glorious sunshine… Lovely Links from This Week Don’t you just love a fabulous adventure…Imagine Childhood is always good for an instant adventure. We have a pirate who would just love to find this surprise waiting for him. Have you seen Dick King Smith’s lovely, lovely, lovely new website!!! Chinese New Year whistled […]

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And Just Like that I am off to Zambia to Plant Trees with GreenPop…

February 19th, 2015 · 36 Comments

So I am just interrupting my blog schedule for the week… to tell you about the happenings at GreenPop. We have blogged about them them in the past and it turns out we are going to be blogging a fair bit about them in the future. GreenPop is a local organisation that is fun and […]

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Tags: Caring and Sharing · Green Living · Saturday Spot