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I had a WhatsApp from my Brother in the UK and it is basically summer there and it was raining most of the day. Here in SA we have had very little rain so the garden looks great. everything in the flower garden is still giving a good show of blooms. It is probably the most colorful it`s been for a long time.

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Some of the blooms.

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The Veggie garden is also doing fine and has just had a few beds cleared. we have just harvested Leeks,Cabbage,Turnips.Beetroot and Sweet Potatoes. Most things are now in the sealing state although there are still a lot of Turnips, Leeks and herbs still on tap.

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These are a few of the veggies from last summer which will soon be here. this year I have had to decrease the size of the Veggie garden as I couldn`t find enough friends and family to use them all.

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As usual I have put some of this months sunrises at the end of the blog.The weather is quite changeable, some days very overcast and others like a summers day. ๐Ÿ™‚

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I think as you get older you mellow but others have told me it`s just that you give a dam anymore. I do know thatย  time changes with age, Weeks go very quickly but it takes twice as long now to do things. I also see the funny side of of this joke better now.

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They say that owners begin to look like their animals after a while, but could the opposite be true ?

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Well I can still take my sunrise photos in the morning while having my first coffee.

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When it`s cloudy it looks like this, but still worth seeing.

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I have found out in a very short time from friends that Facebook is not the place to put a blog. the main thing is that people don`t read them as they are probably to hard to find unless you have 100 friends. Also when asking family members they tell me that it`s mostly getting as many likes and friends as you can, that is the status.I found it difficult as things always seemed to pop up in the wrong place.They tell me it`s just old age and it`s really for youngsters to brag on how good their life is, even if it`s only in cyber space ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  I find it useful for finding companies as most of them have a page.

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There was another march on the police station today, with it`s Brass Band which could be heard from the other end of Town.

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the Cougel was back again today, I think it`s a youngster as it`s a bit smaller that the last pair. Latter today they cut the hedge below the wall so we may get less birds now.

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I still like to put the sunrise on the blog while I still can, as we may be forced to leave soon if the place is sold by the owner.

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If you are a cat lover do you have one of these on your wall ?

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I still haven`t found out what this plant is. the flowers are bellow and are very similar to lavender. i have some more coming up now at the back of the plant bed and they look like weeds.

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That`s one way to take the family out, and save fuel. I think even our trafic cops would notice a bit of overloading on this bike. I hope it`s not a 50cc or he will need a push start.

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I thought I would review a few sunrises today as it looks like the owners are selling .I think I will miss this early morning photo session.I have just started a Facebook page Under the name of Keith William, this is photo I am using. All the years of blogging I have used my friend the Whitwolf but after her death I thought it was time for a change. I am still trying to find how the page works, as I have just blogged for many years, but most people now seem to be on Facebook.

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When I get spare time I like to write blogs. The weather today is crap, haven`t seen the sun all day. I also have a dongle which was given to me and has 2Gb of data so I must use it before the end of the month ๐Ÿ™‚

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The sky isn`t even as bright as this sunrise from this time last year.

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It rained a lot in Cape Town a while ago, it`s raining now so I hope it doesn`t keep on too long.

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Sometimes I`m lucky and a bird flies though the sunrise and sunset, it`s usually the later.

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But after dark come the Bats. These are all the ones that came through my garden in one night. To get these I actually took over a hundred frames.

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The End………………………………………………………….CUL8R

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The Sunrises are starting to look a bit more interesting as we move from Summer to Winter. The Sun is now moving more to true East which is over the Mountains.

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During the Summer it was out to sea and was very bright and very few clouds. they seem to get more colorful as we get into Winter.

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This was a rare colorful one taken a few weeks ago just before the sun began rising over the mountains.

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I took a walk on the beach the other day and notice that some people are taking the rolling blackouts to new hights.

We have solar powered lights for reading,ย  Putting them outside in the day time the charge lasts for a least 4 hours, even if the sun doesn`t shine.

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The last Whale signaled the end of Whale Watching for another year. Ocean Safaris will be under new ownership next season as my daughter and son in law are moving on to new ventures.

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I see in town we still have old posters tied to posts even a few from the last election, but they`re not very interesting.

Having been a keen gardener for many years i`ve decided to try growing some of the exotic seeds that wash up on the beach. I have quite a collection of what they call Sea Beans, so I looked them up on the net and some grow into very unusual plants.The one I have been soaking for a few days before planting is 52x35x24. I may have to crack the shell a bit to help it germinate quicker. I think it would make a good item to show it`s progress on the blog. Has anyone tried this yet ?

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It is a bright and early morning again with the camera still on the table.ย  The sunrise changed quite a lot since I have been sitting here with my coffee.

 

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Before sunrise.

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if you want to take a photo of the moon with zoom, be very careful it may end up as a squiggle.

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