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Going Potty..

Yesterday was officially the first day of Easter Holiday for Robert. The creche has holiday care for about one week of the school holiday and remains closed for a week after Easter, but this time I opted for him to … Continue reading

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Almost Home

Yesterday Mr. Handyman came to install my washing machine,  my stove and a security door. This last one is kind of mandatory in South Africa, although the house break-ins in our area are neither more nor less than the average … Continue reading

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My Home My Castle.. where are you now?

Another erratic week has passed, with rain and floods in the Cape. My life is no less flooded with news, worries and small irritations. It started last week Monday when Robert had a fever again while at school. He was … Continue reading

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A Rough Patch

I ran into a friend yesterday as I was going back from a walk along a very cold beachfront.  She said she found this blog by chance and she liked it. This is the first time I get independent feedback … Continue reading

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Sad

I went today to a sheriff’s auction. The house was on a street I passed often with Robert on our way to the park, so I thought I might as well go and see how these things are done,  because … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Fun and Follies

We treated ourselves to a predominantly lazy day today.  Mom, baby and cat played at home for the whole morning. I consciously try teaching Robert the ability to laugh at his own mishaps. Here he is  acting out a funny … Continue reading

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How Much is Garlic Crushing Worth?

I am not a kitchen guru, and precisely for this reason I need the correct kitchen gadgets to help my mediocre skills in the kitchen.  Finding the right implement, however, is a challenge by itself, because my inadequate skills and … Continue reading

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The First of 2009

It was a pleasant surprise when I awoke refreshed this morning. There were no little people hammering in my head, and I was only a little bit dehydrated. It turned out that I chose the correct sparkling wine for my … Continue reading

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It’s My Party

Robert went to bed early as rehearsed, and I had enough time to get this party on track. First I had to get dressed for the guests, then I set the table. The guests arrived immediately. Here is what we … Continue reading

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Taking it Easy

We have had stay-at-home weather since Saturday, and except for the necessary trip to the shops I was happy to oblige. My holiday is almost over and I cannot believe that I will be back at work on Friday. For … Continue reading

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