When the Student is Ready

I had such a relaxing lovely weekend last weekend and this weekend has been such fun. Last Saturday Pixie was booked into the doggy chiropractor in Noordhoek and I had expected to be up and away early but Norm was so sweet and he offered to take her for me so I had a chance …

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The Evolution of a Hermit

This has been a week of great sadness and tragedy interspersed with brief moments of happiness. Norm was away on business from Sunday afternoon until late Monday night when Caitlin was kind enough to go and collect him from the airport. Normally for such a short trip he would just leave his car at the …

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Listen to the Coyote

This past weekend I barely feel as if I caught my breath! It was non-stop from start to finish. In fact since my last blog I have been really busy. Maybe this is due to the warmer weather erratically arriving? On Wednesday after work Retha came for drinks and afterwards I cooked dinner. I made …

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Awakening & Feasting

This has been a fun but hectic weekend. I knew it would be tiring having so much fun so on Friday evening we just ordered in take away pizzas. Lily and Josh were out with their friends for dinner so it was just me Norm and Caitlin. We stayed Banting and ordered cauliflower bases for …

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Drumbeats and Heartbeats

On Monday Western Cape Premier Helen Zille declared the Western Cape a disaster area due to our on-going drought crisis. “The disaster declaration will accelerate the Western Cape Disaster Management Centre’s Project ‘Avoiding Day Zero’, the Province’s strategy to ensure that taps do not run dry,” Zille said in a statement. I am so glad the …

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A Weekend With Bryan

This weekend Norm and I had a relaxed agenda. On Friday I got home from work quite early and it was nice to not have to worry about dinner as I had been organised for once and had made it the night before. I pureed butternut and put it on top of curried mince. We just served …

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