Tag Archives: Trouble

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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Neighbors

As an antidote to yesterday’s unsettling experience with my neighbor from upstairs I had another unsavory incident with an unfriendly anonymous male person from -I assume- one of the houses next door. I was determined today to keep my volume … Continue reading

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Ashamed

One of my neighbors knocked at my door at bedtime yesterday. Apparently she was concerned that I always shout at Robert. We were having our usual bedtime argument, because he does not want to go to bed. This incident brought … Continue reading

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Starting to Crack

Wednesday was a hopeful day, and I thought I found our new flat and started planning my life -sort of- around it. Today was a terrible day in contrast. I am stuck with a proofreading job, part of a translation … 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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Green Tea for Breakfast

We certainly have a stomach bug, and I mean both of us. Yesterday Robbie’s condition did not improve and I had to phone work to tell them I am not coming. Later we took the trip to the doctor again … Continue reading

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Making Assumptions

Assume is making an ASS out of U and ME.  Well it turned out that I owe the Post Office an apology. My mother was the one who took out the item from the package because it came over 1kg. … 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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Two Definitions for Nasty

Robert and I both can attest to the definition of nasty this week. The little one has been teething and his canines (eye teeth) are giving a lot of trouble. At the beginning of the week I noticed that his … Continue reading

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