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 scrap-booking, blogging and playing on the computer, also interested in photography, genealogy, reading, hiking, camping, arts and crafts.

Steampunk Letter.


Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction or science fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery.” –  Wikipedia

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Handmade.


“That’s the thing with handmade items. They still have the person’s mark on them, and when you hold them, you feel less alone.” ― Aimee Bender, The Color Master: Stories

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My Creation Station.


“Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes and having fun”― Mary Lou Cook

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Soar.


“To soar with eagles all you need to do is believe that you can fly.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

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Erik turns two.


Erik is a Australian Cattle Dog/Border Collie hybrid a.k.a. “Blue Border Heeler”. Born: 9.2.2017

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Tricycles.


One of my earliest memories as a child was playing with my friends and our red Tri-ang Tricycles. I was 5 years old in the photos where I have the short pony tail.

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Bathing Beauties.


I scrap-booked two 12″ x 12 ” pages using photos of my mother and her family.  I have scrap-booked these photos before as I love them so much and I wanted to do them justice. I did the previous layout … Continue reading

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Hilda.


I created one 12″ x 12″ Scrapbook page using a photo of my maternal Grandmother, Heiltje (Hilda) Johanna Gertruida Pelser.

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Time to Create.


I created one 12″ x 12″ mixed media page. The background was made with old sewing patterns covered with Modge Podge.

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Wildlife in our garden 2.


These are some more photos of the wildlife found in our garden. Woodpecker.

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