Tag: friends

  • Two dogs on a farm

    This weekend was special for Trompie. He made a real friend and loved every moment of it. It all started with playing with some toys and then an old bone. There were a few old bones on the lawn when we arrived and Trompie picked one to chew on. Diego was rough in his actions. […]


  • JusjoJan: 28 January 2020 Television

    Your prompt for JusJoJan January 28th, 2020, is “television.” Use the word “television” any way you’d like. Enjoy! Please click the link to see more about the challenge: https://lindaghill.com/2020/01/28/daily-prompt-jusjojan-the-28th-2020/ TELEVISION I never was one to immediately buy new machines or technology. Same with television. At first, I visited my sister on a weekend and would watch a […]

  • Friendship on a Tuesday

    Friendship Tuesday Tuesdays are my special friend days. Every Tuesday morning 10.30 am we meet for a cuppa. There are many cafes or coffee shops in Upper Hutt. We decide each time where we would go and rotate them during the year. I invited my friend to go with me, on my account, to Queensgate […]

  • JusJoJan: 5 January 2020: Intention

    Linda says: Your prompt for JusJoJan January 5th, 2020, is “intention.” Use the word “intention” any way you’d like. Enjoy! INTENTION The word intention has two sides a good and/or bad intention. I meant to write about the intentions today but the thoughts keep on turning around and around in my head. Over and over. There were […]

  • High Tea

    I am not English and never had the experience to go to an English High Tea. Two weeks ago I received an invitation: Today was the day for the High Tea, I thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon.

  • Friendly Friday Photo Challenge: Revisited

    Revisited A visit from a dear friend. I met Amanda, my special blog friend, and her daughter Heidi in 2013. I showed them around Upper Hutt and we had a lovely time together. It was as if we’re old friends. We couldn’t stop talking. Visit the following blog to find out what this is all […]

  • New dog friend.

    On our walk this weekend we met a new friend.

  • 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 […]

  • Making stars against violence

    May 13 we, as Soroptimists, came together to make stars. In the two hours, we made 40 stars. A view ladies took ribbon home to fold some more. At that stage, we had 110 stars folded. Up to date, we are at 200 and there are still in the making.

  • South Island visit and Soroptimist Conference of NZ Clubs

    I had been looking forward to the Conference and to visit Nelson in the South Island of NZ since last year. The week before I had to go, I became ill with bronchitis. I still wasn’t well on the Friday of our departure. It was cloudy and the weather report expected rain during the weekend. […]

  • Blogging from A-Z: J

    JAPANESE/JAPANEES/E Last year I had a lovely Japanese girl for two weeks visiting one of our local Colleges. She gave me some souvenirs from Japan. Kasumi het dit gate uit geniet op die plaas waar sy die diere gevoer het. Kasumi my JAPANESE student thoroughly enjoyed her stay with me. JUMBO JET/JUMBO JET In 2014, I […]

  • Quote Challenge 2: Friendship

    Thank you goes to Amanda at https://forestwoodfolkart.wordpress.com/2016/01/13/quotes/ My next quote came from MOTHER TERESA (1910 – 1997) ‘Kind words of friends can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.’ The guidelines are simple: Post three different quotes on consecutive days/weeks. They can be from any source, or your own.  All […]