A good and busy week is over and another one looms. The Wine Time website is up and running (thanks to Gareth). Lots of positive feedback and best of all, new customers and wine orders. If you have not already seen it, please take a look - wow.winetimeonline.co.za
"I likes" from last week:-
Having Nic home for two weeks. Unfortunately he is back in Pretoria this morning. Taking him through to town every morning gave me the opportunity to collect Alfie and take him for a walk most days (my walking partner is still away on "Granny" duty).
A 9km walk along the Sea Point beachfront to the Waterfront and back
Art classes have resumed. A wonderful way to spend a Thursday evening with some lovely ladies, an inspiring art teacher and a glass or two of wine. This second course is so inspiring as we are all over the "I cannot draw" stage, we can appreciate what we are learning and producing and appreciating that everyone has their own style and creative side. We are working on a mandala at the moment. Not knowing what a mandala was when I started, Annie's explanation and some investigation on Google, explained it nicely:-
The word "mandala" is from the classical Indian language of Sanskrit. Loosely translated to mean "circle," a mandala is far more than a simple shape. It represents wholeness, and can be seen as a model for the organizational structure of life itself--a cosmic diagram that reminds us of our relation to the infinite, the world that extends both beyond and within our bodies and minds.
Describing both material and non-material realities, the mandala appears in all aspects of life: the celestial circles we call earth, sun, and moon, as well as conceptual circles of friends, family, and community.
A mandala is...
An integrated structure
organized around a
Work in progress - lots of shading and detail to be filled in
This tweet, which Nic re-tweeted, gave me goosebumps. Two great Rondebosch boys (and rugby players), friends and housemates and now playing Super 15 rugby against each other.
Despite what you all may think, sport isn't about results, trophies or stats. It's about moments like this @brache87 pic.twitter.com/gRbtJlUDqe