Tag Archives: David

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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Engineer’s Quote Arrived

In a week or two we should receive a quote for the house we hope to have built this year. Last night the engineer’s quote arrived. We weren’t sure how much to expect. He gave us a deal where if … Continue reading

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Small Beginnings

Don’t despise the day of small beginnings. I was reminded of that when David passed the 1000 subscriber mark on YouTube. 14 more have subscribed since then, but back in August when he uploaded a piece called Thunderclouds, he had … Continue reading

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8 Seconds

There’s one way to ruin the enjoyment of a mince-pie. Overheat it and then take a mouthful! Rapid puffing to try cool down fruit bubbling holes in your tongue takes time.  Mike has found the sweet spot when it comes … Continue reading

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A Night Drive

It’s the first time we have decided to drive home from Swellendam late at night, but it actually worked very well. Mike had slept in the afternoon so he was fresh. He’s a night owl so  generally wakes up after … Continue reading

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Truffles is Better

This evening Truffles looks almost back to normal. She is her old snooty self. Such a relief. Earlier I was thinking she was about 80% better. Now I’m thinking it’s about 90%. She’s eaten a lot today, but still not … Continue reading

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I Gave It My All

Today has been quite a busy day. I gave it my all at gym because I know that I won’t be back there before Monday. As a result I was finished when I got home and took to my bed … Continue reading

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We Fixed the Gate!

When I married Mike, I got a lot more than I could ever have imagined. When I met Mike, I soon discovered him to be a Jack of all Trades and a Master of Many. Talent abounded. He could fix … Continue reading

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Pater Wouring Down the Mountains

Another glorious day in Swellendam! I love coming here and two nights is just perfect. I get to see the family, still do a bit of work and today I got to walk 9 holes with Mike. I just love … Continue reading

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30-30-30

More rainy weather today. The wind was cold and the clouds thick for most of the day, but the rain only came this evening. We had a leisurely lie-in, including breakfast in bed. Finally mid morning we got up and … Continue reading

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