Tag Archives: Crime

Baddies are Looking

Wednesday The other day Mike was in the back garden and he noticed some plastic in one of our trees. “Hmm,” he thought, “I wonder if that is the wind or something more suspicious.” Today, now the rain has finally … Continue reading

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Burglary at Echo

Many times my friends have said when you start building, be prepared for a burglary.  With workers on site, we have had to leave the alarm off because one of the outside sensors keeps triggering the alarm when the workers … Continue reading

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Our Crook is out of Jail

Yip, yesterday I saw on Facebook that our crook is out of jail. The other day Mike and I were walking and close to our house we saw Vans shoe prints – we didn’t pay too much attention because Vans … Continue reading

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365 Crime Free Days

Today is a celebration of one full year of crime free days! It was a year yesterday that the thugs had their final onslaught against our home – they came in the dead of night. First they tried to break … Continue reading

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Year Anniversary of 2017’s 4th Crime Day

Today, a year ago, our two thieves broke a hole in our back wall. They were so determined to get to Mike’s study. Because we knew they were coming, we had moved everything of value out, but they were still … Continue reading

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365 Days Later

Time passes and 365 days have gone by since a crook broke our back door lock, walked in an hour later, while we were at home, took our TV and ran. 1st September 2017 – you can read that blog … Continue reading

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Productive Monday

I haven’t given much thought to today being 13th August. One year ago today was pretty much the worst day of 2017 – the day Morgan arrived home to find the cottage had been broken into and ransacked. So much … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thief – Maybe Not!

Yesterday’s blog contained just a short note that David’s cell phone and wallet were stolen yesterday. Today, there was good news! Look: I don’t actually think the thief was really that thoughtful. The wallet was in a bank bag and  he … Continue reading

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Till Watching

I don’t like to be a till watcher, but sometimes I just can’t help it. I’m the type of person that gets into a queue at the shopping till and then looks to see if the one next to me … Continue reading

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Breaking Glass in the Night

Last night at about 11-30pm, Mike and I were just dropping off to sleep when suddenly Mike heard a suspicious noise. As he got up to go have a look, our tenant Stuart, called across on the internal line saying … Continue reading

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Keeping the Smile Going

I’ve been thinking about the phrase I leave at the end of each blog. “Keep the smile going.” I’ve pondered the meaning of it and at times during random times of the day, I’ve smiled and said, “I’m keeping the … Continue reading

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Truffles off to the Vet

Today I had to take Truffles to the vet for her annual shots.  A number of people have died in South Africa over the last few months from Rabies. I wanted to make sure she was up to date. She … Continue reading

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Good News!

It’s easy to have  #568 of my 1000 thanks: there have been arrests of a few of the crooks that have been terrorising our area!  I went onto Facebook this evening and there it was… Plus the police released this statement…these … Continue reading

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Back on High Alert

Yesterday Mike and I heard banging sounds over the back wall, so we took a walk to go and see. Behind our house was quiet with no signs of disturbance. Most importantly, while we were there, we continued to hear … Continue reading

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Possible Faces of our Burglaries

Today on Facebook, I picked up a post that quickly had me showing it to Mike. They resembled exactly what Mike had observed back in August/September. When Mike saw the guy in the garden, he described him as surprisingly young … Continue reading

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