"In the end, it's not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln

Climb every mountain….. or maybe go by boat!

Posted on March 29, 2019 by Sioux under General

  Working near Devizes, and having a clear day and a car at my disposal, I took advantage and headed to the Georgian industrial structure of Caen Hill locks, a fascinating sequence of 29 locks that rise 72m in 3.2km, also known as the ‘Flight of Locks’. Because of the steepness of the incline, the pounds (the […]

Work to be done, holidays to be planned

Posted on March 22, 2019 by Sioux under General

  Holiday time was over and it was time to head back to the UK and to work. Money to be earned, more holidays to be planned! I had a big birthday coming up and was planning a road trip down the south west coast of England.    Please follow and like us:

Winter holidays down south #5 – lunar eclipse.

Posted on March 18, 2019 by Sioux under General

The total lunar eclipse in July 2018 gave me the opportunity to get a sequence of images. It was the second total lunar eclipse in 2018, the first one being in January.   Please follow and like us:

Winter holidays down south #4 – bush time!

Posted on March 13, 2019 by Sioux under General

  Fun family time with my daughters and grandchildren at one of my favourite haunts, Rietvlei Nature Reserve. We packed a picnic basket, loaded the cameras and headed out. We went searching the cheetah, but unfortunately couldn’t locate them, although one of my grandsons saw a rock which we were all convinced was a cheetah. […]

Winter holidays down south #3 – lets go downtown!

Posted on March 9, 2019 by Sioux under General

  The drive through downtown Johannesburg enroute to The Apartheid Museum brought back many memories for myself and my friend, as a lot of places we by-passed were places we’d been to either as children, or a teenagers, and we took delight in reminiscing as we pointed them out to my daughter and grandson.  The […]

Winter holidays down south #3 – a trip into history!

Posted on March 5, 2019 by Sioux under General

  I wanted to do something different while in SA, and during a conversation with a close friend, the idea of an outing on the Johannesburg hop-on-hop-off bus cropped up. We decided it was a fab way to show my grandson the city, with a few planned stops along the way. We met at my […]

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