Tag Archives: Elsie

Elsie with the Dog

Saturday Today was the day… We returned from our overnight birthday celebration in Swellendam. Elsie is now 3 and has grown so much since I last took a photo of her with this dog statue. The first set were taken … Continue reading

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Elsie Turns 3!

Friday Today was the day… We drove through to Swellendam because Elsie turns 3 today! We stopped off at Grabouw, so Mike could renew his passport… Another milestone on the road…my car has done 100 000km… Arriving in Swellendam it … Continue reading

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Fire and Red Tide

Monday Today was the day… …that was another summer’s day in autumn. The sunrise was spectacular, with False Bay looking like a lake it was so still. Breathless and breathtaking. But with the rising sun came a convoy of fire … Continue reading

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Night Visit to Echo

Monday Today was the day.. I worked 7 hours. After dinner I said to Mike I had to go and do my blog and I’ve got nothing to say except I worked 7 hours. He said, ‘let’s go to Echo!’ … Continue reading

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Flying Visit To Swellendam

Friday Today Julian and I did a flying visit to Swellendam. This was for two reasons. Firstly, it was wonderful to see the family. Adrian and Stacey are both looking well and little Elsie is too. She is delightful. My … Continue reading

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Curve Ball of a Day

Tuesday Today was planned out but there was a curve ball which radically changed its direction.¬† Elsie had an appointment with the paediatrician. She has not been gaining weight and she has started with a number of allergies. The appointment … Continue reading

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Recap: First 6 Months of 2019

Monday Half the year is behind us, so I looked back over my blog and picked out a couple of highlights from each month. January: David’s YouTube channel had 1111 subscribers. Now it’s at 2561. We discovered we had a … Continue reading

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A Day in Swellendam

Yay. Today I got to see the family in Swellendam! We left early and enjoyed sunset on the road… I love this land… A chilly morning¬† at 1C …(also not bad fuel consumption!) We spent the morning working and the … Continue reading

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200 Days

Two hundred days down and probably about 400 to go.¬† That’s the braces update. On 17th May when I last saw the orthodontist, he was very happy with progress. Initially, he said this would be between 22 & 26 months … Continue reading

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Elsie Turns One!

Today we woke up at about 4-15am and by 4-45am we were on our way to Swellendam! We passed 63 cars on Baden Powell drive, got all the traffic lights through Somerset West green and were passing Paul Cluver wine … Continue reading

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A New Thing & Fiery Drama

Not a big new thing…when we went to Echo today, there was just a little new thing…but a new thing none the less… It must be a piece of the machinery for the drilling that will be coming soon….probably next … Continue reading

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Elsie on the Move

Adrian and Stacey have a very cool way of keeping Elsie enclosed. They bought a baby pool and inflated the first three rings, turning it into a playpen. Soon for Elsie the three rings was not high enough so they … Continue reading

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