My photo’s everyone’s words… Week 27/52

Elephant, Addo National Elephant Park, Eastern Province, South Africa,2010

” You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want.” Zig Ziglar

Elephant, Addo National Elephant Park, Eastern Province, South Africa,2010

“Lost time is never found again.” Benjamin Franklin

On Route to Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa,2012

“People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.” H Jackson Browne

Karoo, South Africa, 2012

“The basic thing is that everyone wants happiness, no one wants suffering. And happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors. If your own mental attitude is correct, even if you remain in a hostile atmosphere, you feel happy.” Dalai Lama

Elephant, Addo National Elephant Park, Eastern Province, South Africa,2010

“Happiness is something that you are and it comes from the way you think.” Dr Wayne Dyer

West Coast National Park, West Coast, South Africa, 2012

“As you reach your goals, set new ones. That is how you grow and become a more powerful person.” Les Brown

Blaauwberg, Western Cape, South Africa, 2012

“Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things.” Joe Paterno

Travel theme: On Display

This weeks travel theme is On display. I took these photo’s at a Farmers market in Bloemfontein.

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My photo’s everyone’s words… Week 17/52

Meerkat, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

“You can adopt the attitude there is nothing you can do, or you can see the challenge as your call to action.” Catherine Pulsifer

Lake Arthur, Cradock, Eastern Cape, South Africa

“You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.” Jim Rohn

Addo National Elephant Park, Eastern Cape, South Africa

“In everything we do, our own thoughts can help us succeed, or they can help us fail. Maintain a positive attitude.” Catherine Pulsifer

Sandbaai, Hermanus, East Coast, Western Cape, South Africa

“Let your dreams change your reality, don’t let your reality change your dreams.” Jordan Rose

Lavender, Cradock, Eastern Cape, South Africa

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” Leo Tolstoy

Jan Fiskaal,Cato Ridge, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

” Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” Mother Teresa

Kudu, Addo National Elephant Park, Eastern Cape, South Africa


“The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.” Denis Waitley




My photo’s everyone’s words… Week 16/52

Alpine Heath, Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

“Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loayalty to the achievement of your values.” Ayn Rand

Country View, Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa

“An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.” Gandhi

On Route to Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

“Don’t settle for second best, ever. A life lived at less than its full potential is a life half wasted.” Tony Clark

Sandbaai, Hermanus, East Coast, Western Cape, South Africa

“Those who achieve happiness understand the basic fact that regardless of how much fun you’re having or how many things you accomplish, life through the lens of history is incredibly short.” Ian K Smith

Addo National Elephant Park, Eastern Cape, South Africa

“No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.” Alan Watts

Country View, Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa

“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” Vincent Van Gogh

Lake Arthur, Eastern Cape, South Africa

“It’s faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes life worth living.” Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr







Project 365 Photo a day: 365/106

While on holiday I was constantly looking for props for my photo shoots. My photo of the day for today is one off the props I brought back home…

We went to a Farmers market on the first Saturday of our holiday. The whole time I was looking for something to use in my photo shoots.  I saw quite a few things but I had to keep in mind that I have a budget and space in the car was minimal. So whatever I buy must be small enough to fit in my bag or at my feet. I found these four hearts with Love, Hope, Peace and Joy in the last row of little stalls. I asked hubby if he can have a look at it. I wanted to know if I would be able to take the four hearts apart and use the separately.

I spotted some similar hearts made out of metal and wire at a few other tables too. The big difference was the other hearts was single and they cost around R40 per heart and it was approximately the size of the Hope heart. I wanted Afrikaans and English ones so it started working out a bit expensive. I  still had my whole holiday left and did not want to spend all my money at a Farmers market on the first day.

I used two of these metal hearts in my photo shoots over the weekend…

Love, Hope, Peace and Joy
Love, Hope, Peace & Joy. Black & White

Project 365 Photo a day: 365/99

My photo of the day for 8 July 2012 is a little Meerkat from the Emoya Estate.

The little critter was just to quite. While visiting in Bloemfontein for the weekend Maryke took us to Emoya.

We spotted the little Meerkat with a bell around his neck. As we walked it followed us everywhere we go. It was just to cute and entertaining. I took allot of photo’s of the little critter but will share that with some more information of Emoya.

Meerkat at Emoya
Meerkat at Emoya in Black and White


Project 365 Photo a day: 365/98

My Photo of the day for 7 July 2012 is one of the rugby game at the Free State Stadium.

We were  very happy when hubbies niece told us that her hubby organized tickets for us so that we could watch the game between our team the Stormers and the Free State Team the Cheetahs. We sat across the Halfway line  high up on the stands. Luckily we were on the Grand stand and the rain did not effect us.

I am very proud and happy to say that our team the Stormers won…..

Stormers and Cheetahs on Free State Stadium
Stormers and Cheetahs on Free State Stadium

Project 365 Photo a day: 365/84

Brrrrr what a cold morning we had in Bloemfontein. We woke up at around 7 O’clock had a cup of coffee and then we went to the Farmers market and then for breakfast at the Wimpy in Pretty Gardens.

I took a photo’s of the Bearded Dragon at one of the little shops at Pretty Gardens.

Bearded Dragon

Project 365 Photo a day: 365/83

We left Kraaifontein this morning at 05:00 to start our 970 KM journey to Bloemfontein where we would spend the night at Ronalds niece..

We ate breakfast at around 8 O’Clock at Laingsburg and this was the first time that I took out my camera.I took a total of 182 photo’s today. We had darkness, fog, rain, sunshine some more fog and rain and we even had a thunder storm. I tried capturing the lightning but no luck. The camera kept focusing on the wiper blade and rain drops.

But my favourite photo of the day was this tree that Ronald spotted. When he turned around I wondered now why would he turn around. When we stopped I saw this big dam and thought okay maybe I must capture the dam and then I saw the tree in the dam.

Dead tree in the middle of a dam
Dead trea in a dam in Black & White