Archive for April, 2008

Chasers of penguins

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

The Army taught me to sweep …

Happy Birthday Michelle!

Saturday, April 26th, 2008

Michelle’s had a lovely day. Really. Take it from me.

Way back when

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

This weekend just past I found a notebook of mine from 1994, here is my log of petrol fill-ups driving from Cape Town to Grahamstown at the end of that year: R63,63 Pinelands R42,50 Heidelberg R42,60 Plettenberg Bay R11,86 Storms River R33,40 Colchester This morning I put R50 into my nearly-empty tank and it looks […]

It’s a girl!

Monday, April 21st, 2008

We had our 20-week scan yesterday and we’re having another little girl, which is GREAT. I love being Dad to little girls. I’m sure I’d love being Dad to little boys too, but I just don’t know 🙂 We got a DVD of the scan so will no doubt get some pics online soon. She’s […]


Monday, April 7th, 2008

Last Monday night I was as low as I’ve ever been …

If I had my way …

Saturday, April 5th, 2008

… New Year would be in autumn.

When Josie and Sophie met Peter Rabbit

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

My brother Pete was visiting the day Granny and Grandpa took the girls to see Peter Rabbit. We got the full story played back on their return, then: Josie: Hey! Peter! I want to tell you something. Your name’s the same as Peter Rabbit’s! Peter: That’s right Josie. Michelle: And Jo, what’s Daddy’s other brother’s […]


Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

As night falls two small girls hone their tracking skills … The deer tracks are just next to the tyre tracks. Really. We went on holiday the week before Easter to Wilderness, about four hours drive up the East Coast. It was very beautiful and we had a lot of fun. Unfortunately the accommodation we […]