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Ceramic Jack ‘o Lanterns, Jo’burg Zoo, and baking – Halloween 2016

This year we had a lot of fun over Halloween.  On Saturday night we went to Jo’burg Zoo for Halloween fun.  I don’t know if this is an annual event, I stumbled across an advert for it on twitter and booked.  The crowds of people were dressed up.  We dressed Fjord as a mummy, wrapped in bandages, so many people …

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The joy of returning to Pottery classes at Brooks studio

I last went to pottery classes in Pinetown about 30 years ago.  I loved the craft and have missed playing with mud ever since.  When I moved to Jo’burg in 2000 I tried a few times to find a studio on the East Rand but was unsuccessful.  A few months ago I read the Katie Fford book Living Dangerously and …

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Our 1st Halloween party

Here in South Africa Halloween is not a tradition but it seemed like a good excuse to have fun with the kids.  Yesterday Fjord was so excited when Cliff carved a Jack O Lantern!  When he got home from school today I gave him a pack of streamers and he spent over an hour decorating the garden with them.  Cliff …

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