Back to Cape Town 2015

Just back from holiday in South Africa seeing all our old friends – in Cape Town, Franschoek, Greyton & the Drakensburg Mountains. Wow! Enjoy the full story on my Dad’s website thing.

Farewell to Cape Town

On the 13th February we said goodbye to Cape Town and moved back to England. We were quite sad to go and I cried at school when I said goodbye to my friends. I had a lot of friends for a sleepover just before we left and Dad took us to a BMX competition which […]

Our last weekend away

At nearly our last weekend in South Africa we went to a place called Churchhaven which is in the West Coast National Park. We went as a family and we stayed in a house near the lagoon. When we went down to the lagoon there was some sand and if the tide was high enough […]

A waterfall that falls into the sea

When we were in the Transkei me and Dad went to see a few waterfalls that fell into the sea. The hike was 10 km and there were only a few of us there. At one bit we stopped and had a swim in a natural pool and if you swam under a little of […]

Our holiday in the Transkei

After Christmas we went on holiday with a few of Mum and Dad’s friends. We went to a place called the Transkei. It was very fun. Each family had a little house and we went fishing, kayaking, swimming and hiking. Me and Dad went on a hike to see a waterfall that fell into the […]


At Christmas we had a lovely time. Our Gran and Papa were here and I sewed special presents for them. Our friends Julian, Nathan and Taylor came for Christmas as well and it was really fun

Swimming in a waterfall

Today it is Joseph’s turn to write a blog! When we were on holiday we went on a little walk with our friends. We swam under a waterfall. Pete took me right underneath the waterfall and it was very sore! Molly and daddy weren’t there because they went on a 10km walk to another waterfall. […]
Zoe Putt Putt

Zoe playing Putt Putt

Very funny attempt at Putt Putt (Crazy Golf) with Zoe – it took a long time to do the eighteen holes given that one of the holes took her five minutes. The full file can be seen here –

My new (early) cousin!

Our new cousin was born on the 25th of November. He was 4 weeks early so we were all very surprised. His name is William Edward Innes. It’s Billy for short. I knitted him a blanket all by myself. I think that it looks very big on him!!!!!
Joseph Laughton

Zoe & Joe Laughton | Christmas Play 2013

Christmas play at the International School of Cape Town Last week it was Joseph and Zoe’s christmas concert. Joseph was a shepherd and Zoe was an angel. It was very sweet and Zoe was concentrating very hard all of the time!

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