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Sloshing paint for fun and money

It’s wonderful having a shed/workshop/pondokkie where I can slosh paint to my heart’s content without covering floor, walls and ceilings with plastic sheeting.  The shed is waterproof-ish, windproof-ish, a bit cold in winter, but big enough for all the junk … Continue reading

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Jellyfish – yet another really scary thing

When I was a kid my dad took us to the Durban harbour to have a look at the ships.  I don’t remember anything about the ships, but what I do remember was looking all the way down the bow … Continue reading

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Flamingo (Flamingoes or Flamingeeses)

Flamingo aren’t usually pictured swimming, they’re more likely to be seen standing on one leg, and nobody is too sure why they do that, but this is a lovely picture.  Sunset with flamingo (or flamingeeses) Here’s my version of the … Continue reading

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Wildlife in the city – no bunnies or penguins

Conspicuous lack of bunnies in my city. My local police station had a number of bunnies running around.  They didn’t last long,  too many boy racers and hungry people.  Their place was taken by … guinea fowl.  Unlike bunnies, they’re … Continue reading

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My fear of zips conquered

My fear of putting in a zip doesn’t come close to my fear of rain spiders or being reduced to eating cat food in my dotage, but I found a technique that was so easy and resulted in such a … Continue reading

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Eish – spring she is springing

The jasmine are popping, people, that can only mean one thing.  One really cold snap and then …. then haaaayfever!

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Fabric flowers – plucking a stick for my own back

I used to make flowers out of felt, which was a lot of work with all the hand sewing.  Unfortunately felt doesn’t wear very well, it droops, attracts dust and gets those little pilled balls like old jerseys. So just … Continue reading

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