Author Archives: Tokeloshe.

About Tokeloshe.

Welcome and thank you for visiting. I have been happily married (sic) for 40 years, have one son, a loving daughter in law and three adorable grandsons. We have been in Canada for 20 years and are originally from South-Africa. My first language is Afrikaans. (Ek kan nog Afrikaans praat, lees en skryf.) I love doing mixed media, scrap-booking, blogging and playing on the computer, I am also interested in photography, genealogy, reading, hiking, camping, arts and crafts.

I ❤️ Hats.


“How a hat makes you feel is what a hat is all about.” Philip Treacy Voodoo Hat. Inspiration Supplies:  Halloween Hat from a Dollar-store. Halloween bracelet and necklace from a Dollar-store. Ribbon, feathers, elastic hairband, etc. Planning. Steampunk Hat.  Click … Continue reading

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Steampunk Hat.


“The game is afoot.” – Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes

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Cape Spear Lighthouse (2019)


“Lighting up the dark so bright… For all of those who sail by night.”

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St. John’s, N.L. (2019)


“A vibrant, historic, colourful, and contemporary city – 500 years young.” – Newfoundland and Labrador. 

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Quidi Vidi Village. (2019)


“Hiscock says there are stories from Italian and Portuguese that claim Quidi Vidi got its name for meaning ‘what a beautiful sight’ or ‘here is the divide for the land.’ (Ted DIllon/CBC)” – C.B.C. 

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Signal Hill (2019)


Newfoundland-“The place where land, water and sky embrace like old friends.”

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Steampunk Heart.


“The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller Close up. Canvas 9″x 12″ (23 cm x 30.5 cm) Close up.  Steampunk Heart On YouTube View … Continue reading

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Paper Dolls.


paper doll noun Definition of paper doll: a paper or cardboard representation of a person usually in two dimensions for children to play with.

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Art gives me Wings.


“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso

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Cattle Dog.


“Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.” – Orhan Pamuk (author, My Name Is Red)

Posted in Alberta, Animals, Camping, Canada | 10 Comments