Lilac and Lime

Contrasts in colour, contrasts in life – Mary Bruce

Timeline : Homes & inhabitants

1961
The Summit (farm), Oribi Gorge, Natal South Coast
Extended family

1961-1964
Various flats, central Durban
Family

1964-1970
Sithele (small-holding), Botha’s Hill Valley
Family and paternal grandparents
Pets : Simba, Buttons, Butch and many more

1970-1972
Inchanga
Family and paternal grandparents
Pets : Butch, Sooty, Penny, Tomtom, Tammy

1972-1976
Lincoln Meade, Pietermaritzburg
Family and paternal grandparents
Pets : Butch, Penny, Tomtom, Buster, Snoopy, Tawney

1976-1977
Forestry House, Ferncliffe
Family and paternal grandparents
Pets : Butch, Penny, Snoopy, Tawney, Hi-Fi

1977-1982
Pelham, Pietermaritzburg
Family and later paternal grandmother
Pets : Tawney, Penny

1982-1983
Flat, Central Pietermaritzburg
First home after marriage
Pets : Caramel

1983-1987
Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg
Pets : Caramel, Amanda, Dougal, Bengal

1987-1997
Bisley Heights, Pietermaritzburg
Pets : Caramel, Amanda, Dougal, Bengal, Wallace, Bertie, Bear, Velcro, Honey, Lizzie, Donnegan, various budgies

1997, 6 March-28 February 1998
Chasedene, Pietermaritzburg
Parents and Kimberley
Pets : Amanda, BJ, Jackie

1 March 1998-31 October 2000
Garden bachelor flat, Prestbury, Pietermaritzburg
Kimberley and me
Pets : Tug

1 November 2000-31 March 2001
Garden flat, Boughton, Pietermaritzburg
Kimberley and me
Pets : Tug

1 April 2001-31 January 2004
Garden flat, Epworth, Pietermaritzburg
Kimberley and me
Pets : Tug
Landlords’ pets : Tess, Missy, Big Boy, Sam

1 February 2004-3 December 2010
Garden flat, Ferncliffe, Pietermaritzburg
Kimberley and me
Pets : Tug, Daisy, Kirby, Hakkaludi, Tsunami, Fidget, three budgies
Landlords’ pets : Tyke, Carmen, Albert
Neighbours’ pets : Coca-Cola, Chocolate, Talia (aka Dixie), Madagascar (aka Peanut)

3 December 2010-
Cottage, Cleland, Pietermaritzburg
Kimberley and me
Pets : Daisy, Kirby, Georgie
Fellow resident’s pet : Storm

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