Tag: dog

  • Friendly Friday Blog Challenge – Close ups and Macros

    Trompie in 2013 Trompie is my best friend and companion since 2010. We go for walks every day. He loves to chat with every dog that passes us. He reads and writes the latest news and gossip on every corner. I love him to bits. The Benefits of Joining Friendly Friday Challenges Showcase your photography, […]


  • Drawing: Week 4. Using colour

    Memory drawing using colour. No pencil. Trompie in colour. I also did another painting using Van Gogh’s- Bedroom in Arles If you sat on Van Gogh’s bed, what would you see? (All in my imagination!)

  • Creative Writing: Another special object.

    Memento 2006 is a year that I’ll always remember. One of the best things that happened to me was visiting my son, who had moved to New Zealand in 2005.  I had a month’s leave from school to explore how my son was operating here. At first, he lived in a tiny flat in Wellington. […]

  • Life in Colour : Brown

    To find out more about this year’s photo challenge on Travel Words, please read this post. This month we are looking at Brown. The colour of Mother Earth.

  • In the Moment 3: Trompie

    My one and only best four legged friend.

  • Tuesday Photo Challenge: Animals

    In the days of lock-down I need the company of my dear dog mate, Trompie, more than ever. Photo of my two nieces. Also back in the 1970s. Join in the fun The full rules of this challenge are in TPC Guidelines, but here’s the tl;dr: Write a post with an image for this week’s topic […]

  • Photo for the week – 59 – Fur-Babies

    So the challenge this week is – Fur-Babies. For this week’s challenge, show us images of fur-babies… it could be your pet, a cat in the neighbourhood, even a dog or cat you’ve loved during your love.  Share your furbaby images. Trompie

  • Last photo for January 2020

    My photo: Trompie has to be as near as possible to me. While hanging the washing! Bushboys world invites The rules are simple:1. Post the last photo on your SD card or last photo on your phone for the 31st January.2. No editing – who cares if it is out of focus, not framed as […]

  • New dog friend.

    On our walk this weekend we met a new friend.

  • Ain’t she Sweet

          I am a five-year-old toy poodle who has travelled the world. Spain to Dubai Dubai to Spain Spain to New Zealand  

  • Best Birthday Present ever!

    My birthday is in February. Due to posting issues, my sister in South Africa postponed sending this precious present. Two weeks ago she said: “Keep an eye out, I’ve posted your present.” It took less than two weeks to reach me. I opened the envelope. I at first stared in awe! Unbelievable! Sorry folks! I […]

  • House Sitting(3): Last animals

    There were many birds around. As soon as it got light(not sunrise yet) Tui’s sang their songs.(5 am) Tui’s also ended the day just after dark.(9.30 pm) There was also a flock of sheep that we had to keep an eye on. They were in a paddock not far from the house. From the bedroom, we […]