Posts by Vivian Jenkins
Missions in Zululand in the 1890s- 1930s
My Great-Grandfather in Zululand – The Rev Dr Frederick Wilfrid Walters Rev. Frederick Wilfrid Walters studied and qualified as a medical doctor during his curacies in All Hallowes, Southwark, St Luke’s, Camberwell and St Philips in Sydenham (1887 – 1892). He sailed to Zululand on 10 December 1892 on the SS Scot. He was accompanied…Read More
Are you longing to feel the wind in your sails?
I’ve been watching some yachts tacking around the bay in front of our house. For quite some time it seemed as if they were going no where. Their sails were drooping forlornly around their masts. They were trying to circle a buoy and return to Simon’s Town harbour, but instead they were listing drunkenly to…Read More
Introduction to the Bible
Peter Jenkins God has a plan … This is an overview of how God had a plan in the beginning to use people, made in His image, to fulfil His purposes on the earth. Central to His plan was the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. The outworking of this plan has happened, and is…Read More
Where to buy the Sunrise Readers!
The Sunrise Readers are now available in South Africa! Whilst the Sunrise Readers have been the established reading scheme of choice in government and private schools in Zimbabwe for the past 35 years, we are delighted that over the past two years, schools in Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and Mozambique have started to introduce the #SunriseReaders…Read More
My cats and kittens on You Tube
A while back, I was running out of space on my iphone. Of course I was! I have hundreds of photos and videos of my exquisite cats and kittens on my phone – each one too precious to delete. After all, these are my babies, and who could ever delete their photos? Their memories beat…Read More
Christmas 2020 Newsletter
Jack and Lucy’s Story
Jack and Lucy were born at 06:00 and 06:55 on the morning of Monday, 21st September. They were very large babies for a Persian Chinchilla mother – Jack was first born and weighed 94g and Lucy followed, weighing 103g. That’s a record for us! Large, healthy babies, they thrived from the beginning and gained weight…Read More
Women in the Word – Ladies Bible Studies in Fish Hoek
This Face Book Page includes devotional thoughts and updates about Ladies Bible Studies I am involved with. https://www.facebook.com/biblestudiesinfishhoek The most recent devotional thought focussed on the first principle or ‘reality’ in Henry Blackaby’s Experiencing God Bible study, which is the one we have just completed: God is constantly at work all around us: https://www.facebook.com/biblestudiesinfishhoek/videos/916137679185917 Could…Read More
Once all of the babies are born, and Mom and babies are doing well, the important thing is to make sure the babies latch. If the litter is large, there will be some jostling for position and smaller, weaker babies may struggle to feed and keep feeding. With her fourth litter, and two big babies…Read More
Persian Chinchilla delivery day details!
Lady Arwen Evenstar’s due date (63 – 65 days’ pregnancy) was between 17 – 19 September 2020. Of course, one can never be certain when conception has taken place during the mating period. However, I tend to be wakeful a few nights before the first due date. So when Day 66 – 67 arrived, I…Read More