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A Perfect Day

Saturday Today was a perfect Cape Town day. I woke up early and at 5:09am took this photo from our balcony… After going back to sleep, Mike and I woke up just after 7am and before coffee (bad idea) we … Continue reading

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David’s Moving Day

Monday Today was the day… David moved into his unit at the new house. This ground floor, where David now is, started like this… Ground floor lounge area before… After… Kitchen before… After… And of course his guitar is close … Continue reading

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Goodbye to the Builder

Friday Today was the day… We said goodbye to Werner. This afternoon he flew to Spain for a couple of months. He came round to say goodbye. The final few things were done and our last payment has been made. … Continue reading

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Me As An 8-Year Old

Tuesday Today was the day… I Googled my maiden name and found a surprising result. I was wondering if an old school friend (who I cannot find on social media) googled Helga Sones if she would find me online. As … Continue reading

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What We Didn’t Imagine

Saturday Today was the day… There was a beautiful sunrise… Not long after the sun broke through the clouds, I baked! Yes! I know, it’s a new me… The new kitchen, oven and of course dish washer have something to … Continue reading

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Tale of the Tortoise

Sunday Today was the day… The tortoise came into his own. In 2007, we went as a family to Durban and on the last day or two before coming home we went to a market. While there I bought a … Continue reading

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How Did This Happen?

Saturday Today was the day… The truck carrying Julian’s furniture arrived at 4am. The occupants slept for a few hours and then woke up and jumped into action. With a couple of other hired hands, the truck was unpacked and … Continue reading

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Deconstructing our Old Life

Friday Today was the day… We went to back to our old house to take off the solar panels. Courage and David dragged them off the roof, onto our balcony, through our bedroom over the mezzanine and into the piano … Continue reading

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