FLUNDLE: A MIXED UP BUNDLE OF FUN!!

On my hike down memory lane, I stumbled across this gem.......... FLUNDLE: A MIXED UP BUNDLE OF FUN! Some people in this world have an almost mystical affinity with animals. They love our four-footed friends profoundly and unconditionally, preferring to spend time with furry friends rather than bitchier humans. Laura was one of these folk. … Continue reading FLUNDLE: A MIXED UP BUNDLE OF FUN!!

LONG LEGGED BEASTIES!!!

Who knows that old prayer," From ghoulies and ghosties, and long-legged beasties, and things that go bump in the night, Lord deliver us"? Well my brother-in-law, Jordy, may well have sent up this prayer had he known it, on one occasion in his life. As a youngster, Jordy lived near a cemetery and had to pass it on his way home. During the daytime, he didn't mind riding his bike alongside the old, neglected graves lying behind a dilapidated fence. In the sunlight, the old cracked tombstones seemed as simply forgotten reminders of forgotten people, but at night, it was different. Sounds creeped him out, and imagined voices whispered in his ears, that was when he developed a U shaped back with cold shivers running up and down his spine. READ MORE>>>

LIGHTS OUT, LAUGHS IN!!!

On my hike down memory lane, I stumbled across this gem.......... LIGHTS OUT, LAUGHS IN! Some kids are absolute little terrors and screaming adverts for birth control. Other kids are ok and great for entertainment value and other things, like bringing one's spectacles, or fetching the newspaper, or performing some such service. Grandchildren, however, are … Continue reading LIGHTS OUT, LAUGHS IN!!!

ALBERT FALLS AND SO DO I!!!

ALBERT FALLS AND SO DO I

On my hike down memory lane, I stumbled across this gem.......... ALBERT FALLS AND SO DO I! To house sit for my sister and her game warden husband, was an excellent escape for Laura and me, and one we enjoyed. On one occasion, we were looking after their house at Albert Falls, in Kwa-Zulu Natal. … Continue reading ALBERT FALLS AND SO DO I!!!

WALK OF WONDER!

On my hike down memory lane, I stumbled across this gem.......... Walk Of Wonder! You know, I think not all women was born to be mothers. Some women revel in the experience, throwing themselves enthusiastically into the role. Living for their child's every breath. Documenting each step they took. Boring others with photographs, and certificates, … Continue reading WALK OF WONDER!

TOILET OF TERROR!

The outhouse was a simple brick construction built around a very deep hole, with a crude brick and wood seat over the crater. The roof made of corrugated iron rattled in the wind. When it rained the drops hammered down fon the metal creating a deafening din. Using them was an interesting experience.

FAIRY FUN AND FANTASY!

How many of us have played around with our children, asking what they wanted to be when grown up? Making suggestions of different, very masculine professions for our boys, such as Doctor, or Pilot. Well click the link below, to find out what my grandson wanted to be when he grew up!

TRACTOR OR DETRACTOR!

On my hike down memory lane, I stumbled across this gem......... Tractor or Detractor! Without TV or any modern technology such as is available today, my dad used to entertain us by telling stories as we sat around the fire at night. Beautiful times, and a great life. One of his tales was that of … Continue reading TRACTOR OR DETRACTOR!

DOWNING DELGADO & DODGING DEATH!

On my hike down memory lane, I stumbled across this gem......... Downing Delgado and Dodging Death! Modern technology is fantastic. Think about it, we have TV, telephones, face-time and Skype. We can actually see the person we are talking to, even if they are thousands of miles away. All a far cry from pigeon post … Continue reading DOWNING DELGADO & DODGING DEATH!

LAUGHING GAS!

On my hike down memory lane, I stumbled across this gem.......... Laughing Gas! My father was a battler. As a result, we were not the wealthiest family in town, which at that time was Livingstone,  in Zambia. We were, however, a great survivalist family, with an acute sense of humour. In the most daunting of situations, … Continue reading LAUGHING GAS!