Enjoying a life of leisure at a luxury game lodge

27 April 2014 For days, my friends had been talking about our upcoming weekend at a luxury game lodge in the bushveld. Much to my delight, Edward and I were going to go along. Finally, the day came. We packed everything into the 4×4 vehicle of Sister Tanya’s friend K, and headed east along a … More Enjoying a life of leisure at a luxury game lodge

Feeding the fishies

22 April 2014 “Flat Kathy, you were so helpful earlier today, when you and Richard mixed the cement for the paving,” remarked Aunty Lissi, looking at me proudly. “I was wondering whether you and Reggie might like to feed the fish for me?” Aunty Lissi has a small fishpond in the front garden, complete with … More Feeding the fishies

Baby guavas

21 April 2014 During our explorations of the garden, Edward T Bear and I found these little bright red fruit. We didn’t know what they were, so we picked one, and asked Aunty Lissi. “Those are miniature guavas, Flat Kathy,” she explained. “They have a strongly sour and tart flavour, but they are very rich … More Baby guavas

Hunting for Easter eggs

20 April 2014 “The Easter Bunny was here this morning,” announced Aunty Lissi. “I happened to see something running around the garden when I was making breakfast earlier. At first I thought it was Tiger, but it was white-and-tan in colour, whereas Tiger is dark-grey-and-black.” “So it must have been the Easter Bunny?!” I cried. … More Hunting for Easter eggs