The time has come for me to say goodbye to Rosemary and Basil in Virginia, where I have been staying since the start of September. I had been looking forward to traveling south to my good friend Reggie down in Cape Town, but the South African Post Office has been on a strike for the … More Please invite me for a visit?
30 July 2014 My dear friends, I must apologise yet again for the long break on my blog. I had such high hopes of keeping all of you up-to-date with my travels around the world, but it has not been as easy as I had thought. One doesn’t just need access to a camera, a … More A long break – and a heartfelt thank you
If you’re a subscriber of Flat Kathy’s blog, you may have noticed a flurry of posts yesterday and today. OK, let’s call it an avalanche. There is no need to panic. I won’t be flooding your inbox like that every day. It is simply because our sunshine-yellow friend leads such an exciting and varied life. … More Some updates on Flat Kathy’s blog
11 September 2013 If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ve probably noticed that our cheerful yellow friend has been missing in action (or MIA) for a while. Nary a peep has been heard from her since she gave a final goodbye hug to Paprika and Oregano on 19 August 2013, and took to … More MIA no longer: Flat Kathy has re-surfaced!
If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably been wondering how Flat Kathy is doing, and whether she is alright, since saying goodbye to Paprika and Oregano on 19 August 2013. I wish I could’ve said that she’d managed to write it from the airplane, which is currently ferrying her to Western Australia to visit Gudrun … More A sign of life from Flat Kathy!
14 August 2013 Today was a special day on the stats page of Flat Kathy’s blog: Her Fan Club now has 51 members – on behalf of Flat Kathy, Thank you to each and every one of you! And her blog has had 5001 visitors since she wrote her very first blogpost at the start of … More Hip-hip-hooray! We celebrate a milestone on Flat Kathy’s blog
3 August 2013 Hello to my South African and worldwide friends, Our streak of wonderful summer weather ended today with rain showers. Paprika and Oregano were busy doing errands and I wanted to be helpful, so I offered to walk down to the mailbox to get the mail. Since rain isn’t very good for my … More A rainy Saturday afternoon in New Jersey
Flat Kathy is currently heading to her next destination – New Jersey in the United States!! – and she has asked me to do some housekeeping on her blog in the meantime. You will see that she has added a new page to the top menu, rather ambitiously titled ‘My Travel Plans’. It has been … More Some housekeeping on Flat Kathy’s blog
06 April 2013 During our visit to Namibia, we collected as many postcards as we could. It wasn’t easy, because it was sometimes quite difficult to find postcards – not many shops sold them, and the ones that did, were very expensive. I would have liked to have made my own postcards, as we did … More We send a big batch of postcards from Namibia
15 March 2013 I have been rather busy the last few days, writing my special Flat Kathy postcards to the nice people who asked me to write to them via my Contact Me form. I also wrote postcards to the people I have met so far during my time in Cape Town, as well as … More Hey ho! It’s off to the Post Office we go!