Pepper Pig birthday cake. Collected two days ago Emily’s Cakes ”Hey, don’t lick my dress!” Catherine is not impressed by the attentions of Baxter as he tries to check out her new school gear. Baxter and Friend. St Georges Street. This is a looong drag uphill! With the building of our wall still in … More Birds, Baxter & Bits n’ Bobs
Frederick Street. This house is undergoing a spot of renovation and it looks like it is being converted into a guest house. Ella. Monday morning walkies. This looks like it will be a lot of cement! Repairs and building to our ”new” front wall continue. Autumn. Rubik’s Cube Cake. Went out this afternoon. This was … More Bits n’ Bobs , and walking the dog
Council Maintenance! Yay! As I walked past the nursery on Frederick St, panning the cellphone as I went, this chap walked into shot on the other side of the road, so I clicked the camera. As you can probably judge from the scowl he was not a happy chappy. This became obvious when he started … More Walking the Dog
Looking over the valley – 08:00 this morning. Bit of light work to start the day … Novel Post Box on Grace Rd recently had a new paint job. Autumn is on its way … Cindy and I approaching the guard house and boom on Ridge Rd. Also ….went shopping today – somewhat … More Walking the dog & Bits n’ Bobs
Bit of music while we walk? Why not. It is a Fine Day. Off we go! Looking along Eckstein. Right into Kloof – steep downhill Kloof- One of only two blocks of flats in Observatory. Left into …. hmm …. well it’s a nice street, at least. Cnr Robertson and Bessie Down Bessie St. Right … More Walking the dog.
We off then, Mr Ark? Entrance to a property on Young Avenue, which leads directly from Observatory to Upper Houghton. (Houghton is the suburb adjacent to Observatory, and is where Nelson Mandela lived after his release. This house has a fairly interesting tale. I know a little of it. At one point it was the … More Walking the Dog.
”Ella … meet Benji” Not your usual Cat! – A bit of earth moving on Ridge Road. Ridge Road. Pit stop if one is tired or a besom type broom if one wants to fly directly home. ”Hey, where you bin?” One of the numerous recycling blokes that patrol the suburbs on Bin Day collecting … More Bits n’ Bobs and walking the dog.
Weather a bit brighter today, though it did rain this afternoon. Walking in the closed area of Lower Eckstein St. Lower Grace Road townhouse complex. These murals are on the wall at the back of Athlone Girls School. There are designs on each prefab panel, but unfortunately our council has not been very diligent with … More Walking the dog …
Been raining cats and dogs on and off for days. Localised flooding all over the place. Not good! It was throwing it down yesterday morning so Cindy and I stopped at home and sulked. This morning, however, despite the foggy valley, there was merely a misty dampness and this was not going to stop us. … More Walking the Dog
Chickens in the Mist. Right, off we go, Cindy …. lead the way. Hadeda Ibis. Cindy and I are not the only ones out for an early morning stroll. ‘Walkies’ – Ridge Rd. 7:10 Frederick St. Very ‘Ingrish’ summer weather at the moment here in Johannesburg – misty, damp and invariably widdling down with rain … More Saturday Morning