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Braai revelry

My initial eagerness to capture each moment blured slightly as I've been swept from one thing to the next, but as it's my last day at work tomorrow I thought I better catch up before the onslaught of farewells on the weekend (I've got 4 planned, and am quite proud of it!)
With the idea being to put up photo's to ease my melancholy on mud island I guess I'd better get started... Badget had a braai at her house. With her great new garden furniture and a panoramic view that stretches from Lion's head, past his bum and over the harbour (the Waterfront is insignificant, we're talking the WHOLE bay) and of course the larger part of Cape Town's supply of wine we were all set to have a great time!

Enjoying a little coin action...

Badgets kitchen table just lends itself to a quiet game of coinage, where nothing gets out of hand... The braai was great, eating at 22:00 just gets the juices going - the wine flows and the peeping toms come out to play!

Aiding and abetting...

Meebs decided that if you can't beet 'em, join them! After catching some naughty boys paying particular attention to the window that was strategically located above the bathroom she decided to get involved. Not content with the window, things (people) were moved to a higher level.

Hey you!

Think twice before heading for this loo, the toilet police are watching you.

The night continued with a little limbo and its best left to that!



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