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Entries from September 2015

Se7en + 1 Review Justin Bonello’s Latest Book: Road Tripping… And it’s a GiveAway!!!

September 18th, 2015 · 28 Comments

Border Crossing Tips: Just a couple of vital things you need to know for crossing the border into Namibia, the papers you need for taking a car into Namibia and what times the border posts will be open, The Best Spicy Combos: There is a fabulous list of the best combinations of spices brought to you by the famous spice brand, Robertsons.

…Sweet Potato Roly Poly: We made these one morning and then got stuck into school and completely forgot them in the oven… ages later the whole house was rocking to the smell of sweet potatoes and cinnamon, did we remember that there was a treat waiting for us… treat it was, and though ours had been in the oven somewhat, read “way,” longer than we intended they still went straight onto the “make these again soon” list.

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Cook Book Reviews · GiveAways and Swaps

Se7en + 1 Meet Up With Children’s Laureate, the Author Illustrator, Chris Riddell…

September 16th, 2015 · 9 Comments

The Children’s Laureate is a title awarded to an author or illustrator of children’s books, in the United Kingdom, to celebrate an outstanding achievement in their field. The Laureate holds the title for two years and the current Laureate is the author/illustrator, whose books we happen to love and adore, Chris Riddell. Chris Riddell was […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books

Sunday Snippet: Man Does Not Live by Bread Alone

September 14th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Our Bible Verse of the Week… Matthew 4:4 Jesus answered: “It is written: Man does not live by bread alone, But on every word that comes from the mouth of God.” 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 […]

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Tags: Sunday Snippet

The Week Ahead is a Free Week of Entry to SanParks…

September 13th, 2015 · 5 Comments

Once a year Our National Parks have free week of entry… and this is the week, from 14-19 September 2015. Starting from Monday, South African citizens with a valid I.D. document with them, can enter most parks for free. You can read the official announcement here… and all the fine print for particular parks here. […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outings · Saturday Spot

Se7en’s Fabulous Fun Post #289

September 12th, 2015 · No Comments

Our week was pretty grey, ’tis the season… the weather is undecided and is going “this way, that way, this way…” That being said, there are plenty of signs of spring about… and a desperate need to dash around the house and spring clean like crazy. I have to say not every one appears to […]

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Tags: Fabulous Friday Fun

Road Tripping from Home… As One Does…

September 10th, 2015 · 6 Comments

We are at that stage in the year… where we are just about dying for a taste of summer, and winter continues to linger on. It is actually a really good time of year, because instead of relentless days of rain we have a couple of sunny days that fill us with hope… and also […]

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Tags: Reviews · Se7en at School

Happy Brilliant Birthday to the Father Person…

September 10th, 2015 · 5 Comments

And just like that Birthday season has begun around here… Happy Brilliant Birthday to the Father person, who stands by us through thick and thin… The guy who on his one or two days off ever… treks up mountains, or plants trees because he knows that is where he will find his gang… To the […]

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Tags: Home Truths · Our Events