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Our Story Our Song Day 27

Monday 6 March and Thursday 9 March Today was a special day as we were finally able to go and work at Living Hope. We had a wonderful morning helping out on the farm. It is a lovely concept whereby … Continue reading

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Our Story Our Song Day 19

Tuesday 28 Feb  Today we had a fun family day exploring the Southern Suburbs. We went up to Rhodes memorial and read all about Cecil John Rhodes. After a quick sarmie picnic we hurried back to the flat-let we were … Continue reading

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Our Story Our Song Day 14

Thursday 23 Feb  This morning dawned bright and sunny but Neil and my moods were far from reflecting that. I could hear what I always tell the children,  “You can’t let your situation determine your mood,” swirling  around in my … Continue reading

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Our Story Our Song Day 12 – 13

Tuesday 21 Feb – Wednesday 22 Fed By 9am we were packed up and on the road again. We knew that we had a long trip ahead of  us and we were all keen to get to Cape Town now … Continue reading

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Our Story Our Song – Day 8 and 9

Thursday 16 Feb – Friday 17 Feb On the  morning we re-sorted the trailer and packed up our tent to set off to explore the Cango caves before heading towards Klein Brak Rivier / Mossel bay. This was a fascinating … Continue reading

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This is Our Story This is Our Song Day 5 to 6

Monday 13 Feb – Tuesday 14 Feb Heading off early the next morning we spent the day exploring Addo Elephant Park before being welcomed on to a farm in the middle of nowhere near Oyster Bay. I had mentioned on … Continue reading

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This is Our Story This is Our Song Day 3

Saturday 11 Feb By 8am we were on the road again. This was one very long horrid day’s driving. A 7 hour drive took us 10 hours – with us only having 1 stop. There were so many road works … Continue reading

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This is Our Story This is Our Song Day 2

Friday 10 Feb On Friday 10 February 2017 we headed of on an epic family trip across South Africa. Armed with 3 boxes of school books, activates and road trip games, 3 boxes of food, a box of kitchen and … Continue reading

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Let the Children Be

In the great words of William Henry Davies “What is this life full of care, we have no time to stand and stare.” A hundred years ago or should I say as little as 30 years ago no one had … Continue reading

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Mirrors of Me

Deep in conversation with my 7 year old, my attention was suddenly diverted to my ever busy 2 year old.  She was suddenly unusually quiet and standing dead still.  Oh my how  we laughed.  She was standing between my 7 … Continue reading

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