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KnitKnots update - visit to Emthonjeni village
Greetings from our KnitKnots! On Wednesday last week, some of our KnitKnots took a trip to the south of our city to visit a very special place in Sweetwaters, Grasmere.... EMTHONJENI (meaning 'fountains of lif...
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Introducing our new blog: The KnitKnots
GREETINGS FROM THE KNITKNOTS! What a privilege it is to write this first blogpost to introduce our little group. Thank you for stopping by to read about our activities. We are a small but ever-growing group of ...
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SPIDER!
It was about 3am when I opened my eyes and reached for my glasses. I gingerly crept out of bed for a nature call. My eagle-eyes scoured the walls to locate my eight-legged-spider 'friend'. "Oscar"- as I have now named him - was nowhere to be seen... Relief ...
It was about 3am when I opened my eyes and reached for my glasses. I gingerly crept out of bed for a nature call. My eagle-eyes scoured the walls to locate my eight-legged-spider 'friend'. "Oscar"- as I have now named him - w...
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Bell's palsy: Day 10: "I'll praise you in this storm"
It's Day 10 of my Bell's palsy.  . After a week of intense physiotherapy, steriod and antiviral tablets and numerous supplements (at times, 30 tablets in one day), I strapped up my sagging face and lay down on my bed.  I felt battered and aching.  I pulled ...
It's Day 10 of my Bell's palsy.  . After a week of intense physiotherapy, steriod and antiviral tablets and numerous supplements (at times, 30 tablets in one day), I strapped up my sagging face and lay down on my bed.  I fe...
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BELL's PALSY: DAY 5 - 6 : The happy heart...
The past 6 days have been surreal! I have really battled to come to terms with the cold, lifeless mask which constitutes the left hand side of my face.  I've had difficulty eating, drinking, speaking and sleeping (with an eye that refuses to shut on its own...
The past 6 days have been surreal! I have really battled to come to terms with the cold, lifeless mask which constitutes the left hand side of my face.  I've had difficulty eating, drinking, speaking and sleeping (with an eye...
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Crackerdog!
The arrival of L A POOCH' s mobile dog grooming vehicle elicits a frantic surge of energy and converts a somewhat docile dog into an absolute 'crackerdog'. The towel in his mouth is one of  L A Pooch 's.   Thank you again to Sam and Bronwyn for looking afte...
The arrival of L A POOCH's mobile dog grooming vehicle elicits a frantic surge of energy and converts a somewhat docile dog into an absolute 'crackerdog'. The towel in his mouth is one of  L A Pooch's.   Thank you again to ...
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The KnitKnots (Knitting/crocheting group) update
Greetings from the KnitKnots! Our Friday 'Get-togethers' can best be described as happy, companionable, bantering tea-parties. It's all in the name of fellowship, companionship and charity. Between us all we hope to do g...
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SPIDER!
It was about 3am when I opened my eyes and reached for my glasses. I gingerly crept out of bed for a nature call. My eagle-eyes scoured the walls to locate my eight-legged-spider 'friend'. "Oscar"- as I have now named him - was nowhere to be seen... Relief ...
It was about 3am when I opened my eyes and reached for my glasses. I gingerly crept out of bed for a nature call. My eagle-eyes scoured the walls to locate my eight-legged-spider 'friend'. "Oscar"- as I have now named him - w...
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"Think about such things..." : A tool against despondency
During the past two weeks, I have really battled with the side effects of Bell’s palsy.  Half of my face has been left paralyzed and I
have had sporadic pain, difficulty eating and drinking, eye problems and
generally having to try do things differently.   ...
During the past two weeks, I have really battled with the side effects of Bell’s palsy.  Half of my face has been left paralyzed and I have had sporadic pain, difficulty eating and drinking, eye problems and generally having ...
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Bell's Palsy: Day 8: "He leads me besides the still waters..."
I was contemplating what God wanted me to write about this morning.  Writing is my therapy, but what does God want me to write about?   My mind drifted back to ten days ago - the wonderful weekend spent together with my fellowship group at the quaint little...
I was contemplating what God wanted me to write about this morning.  Writing is my therapy, but what does God want me to write about?  My mind drifted back to ten days ago - the wonderful weekend spent together with my ...
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DIAGNOSIS: BELL's PALSY: Day 1-4
In a moment one’s whole world can be turned upside down. I’ve
always known this fact, but never fully realised it until last Friday morning. I’d just climbed out of the shower and was busy drying
myself off when I noticed that my face felt oddly un-synchron...
In a moment one’s whole world can be turned upside down. I’ve always known this fact, but never fully realised it until last Friday morning. I’d just climbed out of the shower and was busy drying myself off when I noticed...
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HAPPY 5TH BIRTHDAY TOBY!!!
Happy Barkday to one of the most awesome Golden Retrievers on the planet. (Photo courtesy of L A POOCH MOBILE DOG GROOMING ) (Thank you, my special boy, for sharing my life.  You are an awesome dog!!!) Sending lotsaluv
Happy Barkday to one of the most awesome Golden Retrievers on the planet. (Photo courtesy of L A POOCH MOBILE DOG GROOMING) (Thank you, my special boy, for sharing my life.  You are an awesome dog!!!) Sending l...
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Caryl has a degree in commerce and worked briefly in human resources. She has been a home-maker for 26 years, but also a writer, blogger and author. She is an animal lover and has owned dogs all her life. She has also been involved in training and showing her dogs. In 2011, Caryl trained her current dog – TOBY – also a Golden Retriever, for a part in a high-school stage production of the Broadway musical Annie. Caryl has also been an avid blogger for the past four years and hosts the following blogs: THE ADVENTURES OF MAXDOG (http://www.theadventuresofmaxdog.blogspot.com) LIVING LIFE TO THE MAX (http://www.africanwhitechild.blogspot.com). Caryl is well known in the dog-blogging community. "MAXDOG" is Caryl's first book,(Available on Amazon.com) which was encouraged and supported by her world-wide audience. MAXDOG is a human-interest story of universal appeal, and not one necessarily limited to dog-lovers.
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