Category Archives: Afrikaans

Street Photographers-South Africa.

Cape Town. This is a photo of a negative which I got from my father. The negative is thick and quite big so it is difficult to scan. I took the photo (Nikon D70) on my My Light-Box and adjusted it in … Continue reading

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Die Heidenooientjie.

I Scrapbooked one 12″x 12″ page using photos of myself as a teenager. My inspiration was “A little child” by  Sarah Fishburn from the book “Creative Paper Techniques for Scrapbooks (Memory Makers)  and French Canvas Decor from Brassy Apple. The tags contain … Continue reading

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More of Grandmother’s Cards.

My Grandmother  kept a lot of photos, documents, negatives and mementos, which my Dad passed onto me. Many of the postcards have handwriting on the back. Please contact me here, if you have any additional information or if you would like to use this content. … Continue reading

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South African Genealogy Links.

100 Years of the Schreuder history (Namaqualand ) 1820 British Settlers in South Africa- Project 1820 Settlers Abraham Kriel Kinderhuis Langlaagte (Facebook) African genealogy-(Anglo boer war deaths of boers) Afrikander. (skakels genealogie.) AmaBhulu~ The Birth and Death of … Continue reading

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We are of French, Scottish, German, Dutch, French and African descent and interested in the following families: BASSON Arnoldus BASSON, SV/PROG was my 9th great grandfather   Biljon, van see Van Biljon Ou Kaapse Families A-J Blackie (Scotland) Click above for more. John Blackie … Continue reading

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Herinnerings aan den Anglo Boer Oorlog, 1899-1900.  © Voor restourasie. For English please see  Sleuthing Dit is ‘n foto wat ek by my Pa gekry het, wat dit van my Ouma Pieteriza Cilliers van Ellewee gekry het. Die foto is 10″ x 8″ … Continue reading

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Sandy McNabb

We saw a Moose on our way to Sandy McNabb camp. All photos Nikon D70 © We were a group of about 10 families who camped at Sandy McNabb group campground in Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada for the Labor day long … Continue reading

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Die kat kom weer

Maar die kat kom weer, want hy wil nie langer wag, die kat kom weer, net die volgende dag, die kat kom weer–o glo vir my dis waar- die anderdagmôre was die kat weer daar. “Die kat kom weer” Woorde: … Continue reading

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Ons het ons kinders ontmoet by ‘n Kerkbazaar in die St John’s Presbiteriaanse Kerk, White Rock Daar was heerlike Pannekoek, Koeksusters, Beskuit, Vetkoek, Boereworsrolle, Sosatierolle, Melkterte, Droëwors, ens. Dit was baie gesellig en al die kos was heerlik. Hier is … Continue reading

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From Food, recipes, restaurants, etc. ‘n Paar Suid-Afrikaners het weer bymekaar gekom vir ‘n Kersete in Calgary. Ten spyte van die koue weer buite was dit baie gesellig. Ons was omtrent 40 mense wat lekker gekuier en geëet het. Daar … Continue reading

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