Swimming Practice

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I’m now going to swimming practice with my mom twice a week. We are going to the public pool around the corner from my school. As you can see it’s very big and not many people are coming at this time of the day. I usually practice freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. I like it a lot even though the water is pretty cold.

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First Athletics Meeting of the year at Pilditch Stadium

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Some of us first got together in a room at the stadium. We were selected to be the participants for the South African Video for ‘World Down Syndrome Day’. We rehearsed for a few minutes and then the camera rolled.

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Today we meet at the Pilditch stadium for the Tshwane Athletics Games. I competed in long jump, shot put, 800m walk, 100m sprint and 200m sprint. It was fun and I did very well again.

I also like to mingle with people I don’t know and so I tend to make new friends. My mom also says that strange people come to her and greet her because they recognize us from another event.

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First Day Of Grade 1 For My Brother Kai

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Kai’s first day of grade 1 at the German School. I’m a very proud sister.

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The German’s have a funny tradition that all the new grade one’s receive a so called ‘Sugar Cone’. I was a little jealous because I didn’t get a sugar cone. At the end of the ceremony they do the ‘Duck Dance’ which was also a little funny.

Time for some workout before we go back to school…

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School starting again on the 11.Jan. So we decided to go out to ‘The Barn’ for some climbing. It’s poring with rain, we even struggle to get there with our little car on the dirt road.

But it’s all worth it….it’s once again a great experience and we get a good workout.

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Daddy did the belay today. He learnt how to do it. So everytime we go to the barn we are not dependent on anyone to belay us.

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The 3 of us had a great time, Connor, Kai and myself