Every morning I walk past a patch of Strelitzia on my way to the office and when there are flowers in bloom I can't help but pause for a moment to enjoy it. The Strelitzia reginae is also known as the crane flower or bird of paradise. In Afrikaans it's called a kraanvoëlblom and in … Continue reading A Bird of Paradise
A beautiful rainbow after the welcome rain yesterday morning. I can do with a bit more to fill up my new water tank though.
Last night's sunset was something else. Wow, literally fire in the sky. Unfortunately, I was kept busy with visitors leaving and only got to grab my phone for a pic just before it was too late. Still striking!
I'm still here. I may not have posted anything on my blog for a month but I'm still around. It's scary though how busy my life has become between work, family, sport (the kids', not my own) and everything else I'm involved in. The two things that have suffered the most are my blog and … Continue reading Sunrise over Algoa Bay
We haven't taken the dogs for a walk on the beach in ages so this morning we gathered up the kids and the sausages and headed down to Pollok Beack. We weren't the only ones who were enjoying the beautiful autumn weather we've been having lately. I left my camera at home wanting to spend … Continue reading A walk on the beach
I am way behind on my blogging. Like in "get Dr Strange in here with the Time Stone and send me back 6 months so I can try to start and catch up" behind. Life is getting in the way and life is made up of work, family, kids, sport, etc, etc, etc... That plus having … Continue reading We picked strawberries in Hankey
The Baakens River flowing past the renovated Tramways Building. The Lower Baakens Valley has become a hub for activities and markets especially since the renovation of this building and the willingness of both private and public sector to invest in the area.
Every year with Ironman we like to go and watch the cycle leg somewhere to support these amazing sportsmen and women. Like last year we joined a big number of other supporters at Grass Roof next to Seaview Road as you can see them going both ways.
This past weekend was Ironman weekend in the Bay and Port Elizabeth showed off as usual. Beautiful weather, great scenery and, most importantly, excellent support. One of the things most Ironman visitors to PE comment about is the support along the course. We headed out to Seaview Road at Grass Roof and joined a couple … Continue reading Ironman supporters