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Back to the Grid

Monday Today has not been a bad day. I woke up quite early and started working. Yesterday evening, I did quite a lot of work, so this morning just had a couple of emails. As I was up to date, … Continue reading

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Don’t Go Through an Early Green

Thursday The other day I was at a major traffic intersection about to turn right. In the lane next to me was a taxi, also turning right. We were waiting for the lights to change. The taxi driver saw they … Continue reading

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Roadworks Causing Traffic Chaos

It has been crazy in our area. This week they closed a strategic road preventing cars from taking a commonly used route out of the Mall towards Fish Hoek. They are widening the intersection over this time because it’s school … Continue reading

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Check Out Day

Everyone needs one of these. It’s a day you just check out and do nothing! I wasn’t intending to have one but at 1-31am, I woke up with the most intense stomach cramps. Clearly the burger I had last night … Continue reading

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Truffles at the Vet

No, she wasn’t sick. A few months ago she was due to get her annual shots – it was then that she got mauled and she had her tongue operated on. She has now fully recovered and yesterday I literally … Continue reading

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The Road Behind us is Open

That took me by surprise today. Often when I’m working there is a bit of glare from the window, so I keep the curtains closed. This afternoon I opened them and suddenly noticed there were cars on the road behind … Continue reading

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My Lamp Post

It arrived yesterday and towers above the corner of our property.  If one can be excited about a lamp-post, I am. It’s going to completely illuminate our back garden and we won’t have to pay for it or its electricity! … Continue reading

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Advent of Kindness

I saw this on Facebook today and couldn’t help but share it…feel free to download it and put it on the fridge. You can do them in any order you like! The Advent of Kindness fits in very well with … Continue reading

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Security Alert

Today our alarm went off. Mike had decided trying 9 holes of golf would be a good idea so we headed for the golf course, noticing that the cars coming towards us had their windscreen wipers going. Didn’t bode well … Continue reading

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The Roadworks Are Progressing

The big vibrations are beginning to shake and rattle the house. Today Mike and I took a walk behind our home to have a look at the guilty party…it’s a vibrating compactor that shudders the surrounding houses… It does mean … Continue reading

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Road Trip Part Two

It’s 106km from Caledon to Swelledam. One hour’s drive. Yesterday Stacey sent me a message to say that someone from her church had made the trip yesterday and there were FIVE sets of road works. This morning we left prepared.  … Continue reading

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Super Saturday

Yip, that’s what it’s been. I woke up around 7am and Mike and I met Julian for a bite at the Stag. We weren’t there long – about an hour. After getting home,  Mike decided he wouldn’t mind having a … Continue reading

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Finding Normalcy

I don’t want to call ourselves Fort Knox, but that’s what it feels like since the little crime spree hit our home. We are finding normalcy in a clanging bunch of keys that opens padlocks and dead locks and security … Continue reading

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Boxes and Caffeine

Those are the two things that are on my mind today. Boxes, because Julian needs 100 of them. We have now got 25… #369 of my 1000 thanks is for the 13 great boxes I picked up today! About 75 … Continue reading

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Fake It Til You Make It

I have been feeling slightly under par the last couple of days. This morning when I woke up, I felt better, but still had ‘fake it til you make it’ going round in my head. That phrase has served me … Continue reading

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