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Out of the Mouths of Puppies

17 August 2012 Daily Life
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Many of us have been enchanted at some time or another by the wisdom that emanates “out of the mouths of babes” . . . but how about puppies? With a two-year-old German Shepherd Dog, Quest, and an eight-month-old Golden Retriever puppy, Storm, we’re in the position to learn a whole lot about life from […]

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Websites, Puppies & Carpet Wetting

26 February 2012 Blogging
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Hi everyone, I hope 2012 is off to a fabulous start for you all. We’ve hit the ground running, hence the few blog posts and general silence around the blogosphere – apologies to my blogging friends! Apart from being absorbed in a significant project to help save the rhino (which is progressing at speed, so […]

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The Perfect Storm

31 January 2012 Daily Life
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“The Perfect Storm”: that’s what Dave said yesterday – about our two-month old Golden Retriever puppy, pictured above and below, whose name is Storm. There’s a special story attached to this. About 7 years ago Dave’s brother’s home was robbed and his adult Golden Retrievers tragically poisoned, leaving a litter of 1-day old puppies to […]

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Wild Things Wring Our Hearts Inside Out

31 October 2011 Daily Life
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There’s such truth in the saying that “When one door closes, another opens.” We recently experienced this in technicolour. Believe it or not, regular readers and long-time friends: Dave made a momentous decision 3 weeks ago, namely to retire from motorbike racing (after an on-off period of around 35 years). He’ll still ride of course, […]

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Happy Birthday to a Beautiful Blog Star!

20 September 2011 Daily Life
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It’s come to my attention that our beloved Jina’s blog star status has been slipping, since I haven’t posted photographs of her in a while. NOT acceptable, especially in light of what a beautiful (albeit small by usual standards) Norwegian Forest Cat she is! Thank you to fabulous Jamie at Musing by Moonlight for the […]

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IMTA Feedback + More Mine Dump Glamour

25 August 2011 Bulletin Board
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Who says Jo’burg doesn’t have stunning natural beauty? Admittedly, there are no mountains or beaches here, but hey, we improvise! These photo’s were taken at a broken-down building near the deserted Maraisburg mine dumps where Dave and his mates sometimes ride their dirt bikes. Terri-Lee and Quest added sparkle to the sunrise, showing exactly why […]

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They call it “Little Scotland” – Dullstroom region in South Africa

26 June 2011 Daily Life
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And it’s easy to see why. Just a couple of hours’ drive from Johannesburg, this highland area is marked by rolling hills, windswept cattle farms, inclement weather and frequent fog. There’s something wildly compelling about it. The heartbeat town of Dullstroom is home to countless quaint shops and eateries, where you can indulge in almost […]

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An Auspicious Day: “Love Your Blog” Launches with Moon’s Eclipse

20 June 2011 Blogging
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As it turns out, 15 June 2011 was an auspicious date, in more ways than one. Apart from being the day that our friend, Michelle Salater, successfully launched her exceptional Love Your Blog e-learning program, it also marked the lunar eclipse. Dave photographed this in phases, starting with the pic above, and followed by these […]

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Blogging Date to Diarise: Change the Way You Blog – Forever!

23 May 2011 Blogging
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It’s a red letter day: June 15, 2011 – at least for bloggers, and more specifically those who would like to grow their readership and maximize their marketing efforts. Our wonderful friend Michelle Salater, who has grown her own (Copy Doodle) and other blogs to phenomenal levels of success, is hosting a free webinar on […]

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Mother’s Day Message

8 May 2011 Bulletin Board
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To all the Moms out there (with heart-felt thanks to mine and Dave’s), may your day be fragrant and full of flowers! These quotes are especially for you all: “If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.” – Attributed to Claudia Ghandi “Making […]

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Time to say Goodbye

29 April 2011 Bulletin Board
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As prepared as we may try to be, we never are entirely. That just seems to be the way of it. We bid farewell to Tex yesterday, shedding tears for the fourteen years of unconditional love that’s so unique to dogs. Despite dealing repeatedly with death, it’s still somehow inconceivable that one moment he’s with […]

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