Thursday 11 January 2018

A very short, but exciting visit to Cape Town!!!!!

Hi, everyone!!!!

No card today, but I am so excited about a very short and unexpected visit my husband, our eldest son, Tiaan, and myself had to Cape Town today, I would love to share it with you guys!!!!! 

Tiaan was in his final year at high school (matric), in 2017 and during Oct and Nov he wrote his final high school exams as set up by the national Department of Education.  He achieved excellent marks in all his subjects and got the 2nd highest mark in his school!!!!!  (....may I say that 98% for both Maths and Physical Science is not bad?????!!!!!  .....somewhat better than mom's marks at school!!!!  LOL!!!!! glad our boys take after their father!!!!!  LOL!!!!!!)  On Sunday morning Tiaan received a phone call from one of the members of the Western Cape Province Department of Education inviting us to attend the function where the top performers in the Western Cape Province are announced!!!!!!  We could not believe it!!!!  So we traveled to Cape Town yesterday afternoon, stayed over in a hotel last night and attended the prestigious function at the Western Cape Premier's residence, Leeuwenhof, this morning!!!!    It was such a great honour to be there and Tiaan will definitely never forget this day!!!!!  The Wester Cape Premier, mrs, Helen Zille as well as the Western Cape Minister of Education and lots of other people from the Department of Education were there!!!!  Definitely this is an event where one has to take lots of photo's!!!!!!

Apologies for the poor quality of the photo's - it was taken with cellphones.

 Me and Tiaan in the hotel before leaving to attend the function:

Tiaan and his father on the lawn where we parked at the venue:

In the background you can see the beautiful residence of the premier at the foot of Table Mountain.

 Tiaan receiving his ceritficate from the premier.

On his right is mrs Zille, the premier and on his left is the Minister of Education:

 Tiaan, mrs Zille and the top performer at the Outeniqua High School, Emma Nel.

The three of us with mrs, Zille:

And how could I not ask to be photographed with mrs Zille!!!!!!

What a great time we had!!!!!!  We returned to George after the function and were happy to arrive home safely this evening!!!!!

Thank you so much for spending some time with me!!!!!!  Till next time!!!!