Tag Archives: My story

Today is the Day!

Wednesday It’s difficult for me to forget what day is. It’s my ‘born again day!’ 17th July! The day comes around every year but today is different because it is 40 years since I became a Christian. Before that, I … Continue reading

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Getting Truffles to Eat

Tuesday From time to time Truffles goes off her food. She started showing signs of this on Saturday. Yesterday she ate a little chicken – something she usually wolfs down and then didn’t want to eat for the rest of … Continue reading

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Monday Like No Other

Monday Today was a Monday like no other. After not going to gym for a few days, I went again today but did what I’ve never done before on a Monday. To start with I gave myself permission to not … Continue reading

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Sport-filled Day

Sunday Today has been a crazy sport-filled day. What with Wimbledon Men’s final and the final of the cricket world cup, it was always going to be busy. Both of them went down to the wire and to extra time, … Continue reading

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Rag-Tag Limping One-Armed Beggar

Friday Today’s been a busy but fun day. I woke up at about 3-30am and lay in bed awake for a while before going back to sleep at 5am and waking up again at 7am. The problem with this scenario … Continue reading

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1.3 Billion Disappointed People

Wednesday We have followed the cricket world cup with half an eye. South Africa’s early losses soon put paid to any hope of being in the final four. We rejoiced as we beat Australia in what would be a dead … Continue reading

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Solar Panel Arrival Day

Monday Today, mid morning a delivery truck arrived with a very jovial driver. On board were 9 solar panels and all the stuff that goes with them. They are now in the piano room…this is the underside, the side usually … Continue reading

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The Cape N2

Saturday¬† Last night we slept well. Elsie slept through and woke up at about 7am. I was enthusiastic about getting her up…she not so much. Who was this stranger moving one of her morning planets? Add to that, she was … Continue reading

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Good Building News

Friday Today we are in Swellendam! We left mid morning and for a change,¬† decided to take the N1 through Worcester. We stopped in Worcester and strolled through the Mall. Mike bought a new pair of jeans to replace the … Continue reading

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Batten Down the Hatches

It’s a night to stay indoors and batten down the hatches. It looks like a storm is brewing – it’s going to sweep in over the Cape, dump a decent amount of rain and blow on out. A little earlier, … Continue reading

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Plumbing Problem

Don’t you love it when you have a plumbing problem that turns out to be minor? That’s what happened this week. David contacted us the other day to say that there was an issue with one of the pipes under … Continue reading

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Very Late Morning

This morning I woke at about 6am, but only got up around 9am! I kept checking my email (on my cell phone) to see if there was any urgent work and there wasn’t so we had a very late morning. … Continue reading

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