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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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I’m On Leave!

Saturday Today I just had to keep an eye on my work email just in case something came in. It has been very quiet, so I’ve sent my last couple of emails and I’ve put my work auto email on … Continue reading

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Second Level Electrics Done!

Tuesday Mike and I were up early and by 6am we were in the garage. Mike was busy loading the car with the prepared conduits. Courage arrived. At 6-20am we were on our way to the building site. It was … Continue reading

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Watching the House Grow

Sunday Watching the house grow certainly de-mystifies building. I am beginning to see how it all fits together. Mike and I went to the site this morning because he wanted to do some measuring. He knew the workers would be … Continue reading

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Christmas 2018

We woke up in a leisurely fashion this morning.  Our first stop was Echo where we had brunch with David and my niece Jess and her husband Gerrie. We had a great time together before Mike and I left at … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Christmas Eve

The weather in Cape Town has been stunning – sunny and windless. Tonight, even now (after 10pm), it’s balmy and mild. My balcony doors are wide open and there’s not a breath of wind. We switched Christmas around a bit … Continue reading

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Never Do This Again – But Today I Did!

This afternoon Mike and I headed for Fish Hoek Beach. It has been sunny and warm with very little wind. The beach was buzzing. By the time we were ready to head on home, things had quieted down a bit.. … Continue reading

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Inspiration 101

When people face severe adversity and push through, making their lives matter, doing something that will encourage others, it’s inspirational. That’s what I thought when I fell upon this story on YouTube. It’s worth the 20 minutes watching. Feel good … Continue reading

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Christmas Came To Getcha

If there is only one message you listen to this year, let it be this one… Very close to the end, he says ‘Christmas came to getcha!’. I found it so insightful. It’s all about Grace. #988 is for the … Continue reading

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Back To Front Day

This morning, we woke up after a really good night’s sleep. A public holiday in South Africa (roll over from yesterday’s Day of Reconciliation), it felt like it should be a day that I could chill. But I had done … Continue reading

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Getting into the Festive Spirit

This weekend we put up our Christmas tree. Full disclosure, it doesn’t quite look like this yet. We have put it up but not decorated it. It comes with built-in lights and looks fabulous at night, so can get away … Continue reading

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Christmas Day 2017

Today has been a lovely day. We woke at a reasonable time, considering the number of extremely early Christmas mornings we have had during the course of our marriage. No stockings bulging with extras, opened by wide-eyed over-excited children rising … Continue reading

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The Day Before Christmas

Today Stacey and Adrian arrived. It was wonderful to see them and great to see Stacey looking so well with her little baby bump. She’s beginning to feel more movement and is enjoying being pregnant. We all spent some time … Continue reading

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Two Days Before Christmas

It’s feeling very Christmassy around our house. The family is here and tomorrow Stacey and Adrian arrive. There have been family meals and games of 30 seconds and laughter and conversation. There is much to be grateful for, but one … Continue reading

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Three Days Before Christmas

Friday! The days have just merged and some days I’m not sure what day it is. With work very slow now, it doesn’t matter what day it is! This morning I did almost an hour of work before we met … Continue reading

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