The Twins and I meet Herbie and his – or her – family

29 March 2013 One morning, Aunty Lissi was busy in the kitchen, slicing up some cucumbers and tearing some lettuce leaves off a fresh and crunchy head of lettuce. “Are you making a salad?” I asked, trying not to appear too curious. We’d just had breakfast after all, and I thought it was a little … More The Twins and I meet Herbie and his – or her – family

Kaffee and Kuchen at Aunty Lissi’s: The twins and I meet the family

28 March 2013 When we arrive at Aunty Lissi’s home in a lovely suburb of Windhoek, she encourages us to make ourselves at home. Richard and Reggie, as well as I and the Twins, will be staying in a cosy little garden flatlet at the back of the house. While Richard helps Aunty Lissi to … More Kaffee and Kuchen at Aunty Lissi’s: The twins and I meet the family

Wandering through the vineyards of Durbanville with hundreds of woefies

24 March 2013 “We are going to do a Woefie Wandel today,” announced Reggie at breakfast this morning. “Pardon? What’s a Woffie Wonder?” I asked, getting my tongue into knots. “Woffie Wonder! Woffie Wonder!” chanted the Twins in unison, giggling hysterically at each other. It took a few minutes before Reggie and I could continue … More Wandering through the vineyards of Durbanville with hundreds of woefies

A hadeda delivers a surprise package: May I introduce you to the Twins?

22 March 2013 This morning, there was a loud racket in the back garden. “Squawk! Haaaaa-haaaaa-haaaaa! SQUAAAAwk!!” Miss Tuffy-Cat came racing inside the garden flatlet, all bushed up and flustered. “Oh!” She cried, “Oh! Those horrid birds are back!” She found herself to a sunny spot on the tiles, and starting licking herself furiously in … More A hadeda delivers a surprise package: May I introduce you to the Twins?