Tag Archives: Friends

An Airbnb Shock

Friday Today was the day… I got an Airbnb shock. I’m trying to get my head around what happened today.  I worked the morning and then went and had a lovely sushi lunch with my friends. I haven’t seen them … Continue reading

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Burst Water Main

Thursday Today was the day… We woke up to no water. Actually, what had happened started last night around 10pm. I was winding down and was about to shower only to find there was very low water pressure. It soon … Continue reading

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Someone I Haven’t Seen in 37 years

Thursday Today was a good work day but I also did some housework. I scrubbed the kitchen floor! The highlight of the day was visiting a friend who I have not seen for 37 years. Grahame Wray. He was a … Continue reading

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Friday Girls

Today has been a good Friday . I had a bit of a slack attack, ate too many carbs and did not go to gym. I did do some work but just a couple of hours. Spring Break is a … Continue reading

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Sushi and Carrot Cake

Today I met my friends to celebrate Melanie’s birthday. She now lives up the West Coast and came into town to join us. It was wonderful to see her and to celebrate with Sushi and Carrot Cake. Riana bakes an … Continue reading

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Sun Valley Pond 2017-2018

We haven’t gone down to the Sun Valley pond for ages. The last time I took a photo of it was back at the end of January and it looked like this… This evening Julian and I took a walk … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Cot Blanket

Today I got a lovely surprise. I went to my weekly ladies meeting and Jo walked in and presented me with this… She had crocheted a beautiful soft pink cot blanket. It is just so lovely. I was very touched. #600 … Continue reading

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The Value of a Friend

I had my friend Riana come over. She now wears two hats. The first and most important is ‘friend’. The second is ‘colleague’. Yes! The company I work for is paying her to help me here in South Africa. We … Continue reading

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My Journey to Cape Town

It was early in 1981, the year I wrote my O-Levels, that I decided I wanted to enter the noble nursing profession! I was hoping to be able to get into the Registered Nurse’s course on O’Levels alone. I wrote to … Continue reading

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Saying Farewell to a Good Friend

1-11pm Today I said goodbye to a very good friend. Riana left Cape Town, heading towards the UK to join her husband who is already there. I’ll see her again in a few months time, but the happy friendship we … Continue reading

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Look Out For The Beautiful Things

12-43pm All of us are different. We have varying personalities, different preferences and all sorts of likes and dislikes. All of us have within ourselves the ability to see the things we like. We just need to remind ourselves to … Continue reading

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The End Of Celebrating A New Beginning

12-38pm Today marked the end of celebrating a new beginning! I turned 50 on 5th November – it was the beginning of a new decade. This morning, I had my final 50th birthday celebration. Our Friday girls went to the … Continue reading

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Friends On My Mind…

12-43 Today, I’ve been on a roll in getting some vital stuff done before our trip away next week. I went and got some foreign currency, picked up a book from the library… …then I went to a salon for … Continue reading

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And They Say They Are My Friends!!

11-11am Let me just put you in the picture.. Melanie is my personal trainer. She is an inspiration. Twice a week, I join my friends Riana and Sue and we get beaten into shape by Mel.  I think it would … Continue reading

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Three Tips to Having a Good Day!

3-57pm The days just flow together. Next thing you know, it’s the end of another week and we all sigh a huge sigh of relief and gladness as we put down our work tools and take up some rest time … Continue reading

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