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Entries Tagged as 'Outdoors'

Se7en + 1 Hike the Silvermine River, From the Source to the Sea…

May 27th, 2015 · 6 Comments

One of the projects that we did last year for school was to follow a river from the source to the sea. It was a big project and ended in a hike that we meant to blog about and then somehow got caught up in all the other posts that one must post… so here […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outdoors · Saturday Spot

Do Your Kids Wear Sunglasses? Hood 4 Tried Out a Pair of O-V Optics Sunnies…

March 31st, 2015 · 4 Comments

A couple of weeks back O-V Optics (100% UV Protective Eyewear for Children) contacted us and asked if we wanted to try out a pair of their sunglasses for kids, known as sunnies in this house. If I had asked my kids who would like to be the test model… all my kids would have […]

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Tags: Outdoors · Reviews

Se7en + 1 Go Exploring in Newlands Forest…

July 10th, 2014 · 7 Comments

In the spirit of doing a real hike once or twice a month, over and above our daily ambles, we went for a walk in the woods. Newlands Forest is on the slopes of Table Mountain and the place where I grew up… I walked my dog here every afternoon after school and knew it […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outdoors · Saturday Spot

Se7en + 1 Go Out Walking: The SirkelsVlei Walk at Cape Point…

April 8th, 2014 · 13 Comments

And just like that a monthly hike in the Game Park has been added to our daily ambles. If my children remember nothing else about their childhood I would like them to remember the heaps of time they spent together in the great outdoors… Once a month we head for Cape Point Nature Reserve, for […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Hiking · Outdoors · Outings · Saturday Spot

RHS Garden Projects… OutDoor Inspiration from DK Books…

October 11th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Spring is springing and we are so excited to be doing some yard work… our garden has been abandoned for months and we are ready to do some great projects, get a new batch of vegi’s planted and lots of cleaning up. Our inspiration came in the form of a fabulous craft book from DK […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Outdoors · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Are Welcoming Wildlife into the Hedge…

September 28th, 2013 · 18 Comments

It has been wet, wet, wet and almost every time we have plotted and planned a natural factual outing… a trip to the nature reserve – cancelled due to a wild storm; a walk up the mountain with our watercolours – put on hold because of torrential rain… I know the last little bit of […]

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Tags: House Tour · Outdoors · Outside · Saturday Spot · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Quick and Easy Beach Creations…

May 23rd, 2013 · 10 Comments

The one thing we have been getting right this year is getting to the beach. We have our beach days scheduled and sorted… And I have recently mentioned that this is the very best time of year for us to be heading for the beach… no wind, no stifling heat… it is cool, and quiet […]

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Tags: Outdoors · Tuesday Art Task