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Archive for December, 2016

We have just got another power outage so i`m using my laptop as the battery is still full 🙂

. I never go on `Facebook` so that`s why I don`t get too many `friends`. My oldest Daughter is into` Facebook` every day that it`s like a drug. Personally I think it`s strange that they spend so much time writing about their lives and situations, that there isn`t much time for living in the real world. I suppose some people would say that about blogging but at least that doesn`t take all day 🙂

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We seem to have quite a problem with potholes, but they are a world phenomena. Every country has them, it`s just some have an ongoing system of repair. Unfortunately this falls under maintenance and governments don`t like to spend money on other people, basically the tax payer 🙂

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This was in India.

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On the way to the Airport in USA.

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Down town Jo`berg or was it Cape Town.

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Since the price of petrol went up there has been an increase in the sales of motorbikes. They carry more people , cost less to run, easier to park and it keeps the family together 🙂

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A couple of local signs that may need some explanation.

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At least the sunrises are different every day which makes them very photographic.

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Although Queeny was a feral cat she gave us two years of company. At first she was called `Beryl the Feral `. She was a very scrawny cat and would not let you get within half a length of the garden near her. Through putting food and milk down every day she became close and filled out to be like a full size house cat. When it came to food time she would come close and rub aggainst your legs and twine around them, but if you tried to touch her she would rush away. This suited us as she slept outside on a cane chair, but as soon as the window opened in the morning she would jump up an meow for breakfast. Last week she came back from searching the neighborhood and began coughing, because she couldn`t eat her pellets we had to get so Tuna and mash it , he kept that down for a couple of days . On the following Monday we got Paws to come and look at her, they decided to try and get her into a cage. that proved quite a problem with her being feral, but we managed it. She was taken away but they informed us a few hours latter that the damage to her throat was too bad so they had to put her down. the whole family seems to be have pet problems, my son cat `Tabatha` was run over and killed last Tuesday and my youngest daughter had their dog Gipsy die of old age.

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This was `gipsy` three years ago when she still swam in the dam on a farm where she was staying.

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After soaking this Sea Bean for over a week I decided to grind a bit off the edge to assist it to start sprouting. The closest name I can get is that this bean is some type of hamburger bean but when it grows we will find out where it comes from. Most of the Sea Bean info on the net comes from the USA so is difficult to apply.

 

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This is a pictorial story of two dolphins taken during a boat trip.

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Lets make a splash.

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Stand up and be counted.
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Do you remember when this coin would buy a box of matches ?cows head

And I thought that only wild animals got mounted. Surely this didn`t need tracking ?

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This little camera makes a good carcam and can also be viewed on my smartphone while shopping, so is better than an alarm. It`s used for divers under water and divers from planes.It came with a host of mounting attachments.

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My veggie garden is looking like an advert for the Spear.

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There are still some old friends that come to visit so all is not lost.

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It seems that spelling in school is still a problem even though we have so many departments.

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During the Whale season here we don`t get photos like this very often as there seems to be quite a radicle change in the whale population.you have to go quite far out in the bay now and most of the Whales are not Southern Right Whales like they were a few years ago.

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It`s quite funny how a few years ago I was building fairy houses like this for my grand children and now all they want to see is a smart phone or computer. where do the years go to as you get older ? These photos have been on earlier blogs which seems to be a form of rambling but they are from ones that never went anywhere 🙂

A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year , just in case I don`t blog for a while 🙂

 

 

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