Archive for April, 2010

Ready to roll!

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

Ruby is being returned to the proverbial bosom of her family. What excitement there will be 1100km down the road! Hopefully not too much excitement during those 1100km .. still, it will be nice to have someone to talk to.

Packing up

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

I drove to Cape Town on Saturday to prepare the house for packers. For those of you unfamiliar with the geography and/or process, that’s about twelve hours driving, two days dismantling-arranging-cleaning-preparing, a day entertaining packers, and a day entertaining packers and loaders (which is today). I’ve had to modify the Renault slightly to cope: The [...]

Wonderful girls …

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

We moved into our new house on Thursday last. What incredible excitement! When I imagined the girls coming to the house I hoped for excitement but couldn’t be sure they wouldn’t be unsettled by the experience. I wasn’t at all prepared for the singing, dancing, squealing joy that accompanied the move. We really are most-very-extremely [...]