Tag Archives: David

David in Koh Phi Phi

Monday Today was the day… That was really busy. The highlight was speaking to David. He is on the Phi Phi island group off Thailand. The entire infrastructure of Koh Phi Phi island was just about wiped out by the … Continue reading

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Two Orcas Swam Past

Thursday Today  was the day… Two orcas swam past. It was an amazing sight. One of the neighbours said there were two whales close to the shore. There was a patch of bright sunlight so one of them wasn’t so … Continue reading

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Today Today Today

Wednesday David’s Big Day arrived. I was out early putting a new message on the board… We had breakfast together. He did some teaching and packed and I worked. By 3:30pm, it was time to go.  He is travelling so … Continue reading

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One More Sleep

Tuesday Today was the day… …that represents one more sleep for David. I was down at the blackboard early… I’ve got a plan for tomorrow. He spent the morning teaching and the afternoon visiting a friend and packing. Meantime, it was … Continue reading

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Monday Today was the day… That was crazy to begin with. Fortunately, our guest checked out at about 9am and so not long after that Mike and I went to clean the Seaview apartment. In between stripping the bed and … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Chess

Sunday Today was the day… We celebrated Father’s Day. David came in to wish Mike and then disappeared off to catch up on some sleep. We went to the beach in full winter kit. The water wasn’t too bad, but … Continue reading

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David Leaving Day

Thursday Today was the day… David left. I spent a couple of hours with him as he packed… Just after 1:30pm, he was ready to roll… Let the next adventure begin… By 4:30pm, he’d arrived at his first destination and … Continue reading

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Unexpected Guest

Wednesday Today was the day… We had an instant unexpected guest for the Little Lookout. It’s one of the things I specifically do. I put instant book on and allow guests to check in up to 9pm on the day. … Continue reading

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Christmas Day 2021!

Saturday – Christmas Day! Today was the day… We had a lovely family Christmas. David bought Mike a chess set and then he promptly set up a game with two teams who played in rotation. It was very competitive and … Continue reading

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Safe from Invaders

Thursday Today was the day… I felt safe from invaders. I went out this morning to do the responsible thing (which I haven’t done in two years) and had a mammogram. All is fine! I mention it here in the … Continue reading

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It’s Hard To Believe This Is Happening

Monday Today I got another message from my plans lady. We don’t cross fingers or hold thumbs. We trust the Lord!  That’s more effective. But it is amazing that the scrutiny fees are just around the corner. It’s hard to … Continue reading

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#I’m Staying

Tuesday – Heritage Day It’s crazy how the #I’mStaying Facebook Page has taken off. Just a few weeks and it’s at 150000 followers. It’s just got some national TV coverage as well which will add to its growth… Great for … Continue reading

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A Very Profitable Day

Wednesday Sometimes you have a day where you get a lot of stuff done. Today was that day. I did some work and then Mike and I took my car to the local service centre to get the brake pads … Continue reading

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Walking and Learning

When I was a teenager studying for school exams one of the habits I got into was walking and learning. I would go down to the school fields, taking my study notes with me and I’d walk round and round … Continue reading

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The Guitar

Mike loves browsing through Cash Crusaders. The other day he was there and spotted a guitar – an entry-level Epiphone for R299. On closer inspection, while well-worn, it was solid. He was so tempted to buy it, but he didn’t. … Continue reading

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