08 October 2017 I have been off the radar for a while, because I have been traveling. Resting in New Jersey After my thrilling trip to Iceland – the land of fire and ice! – with Paprika, Oregano, Cheerio and Chamomile in August, we needed about a week to recover. It was lovely and peaceful … More A long journey back to Cape Town
23 July 2017 I have finally recovered from jet lag after my lengthy trip to the United States. Last night I went with Paprika and Oregano to meet their traveling companions: Cheerio and Chamomile. (Don’t you just love their names? I sure do…) They were so welcoming to me and are excited to have me … More I meet my fellow travellers
08 June 2017 We are flying to Europe tomorrow evening! When I say ‘we’, I mean me and my dear friends Reggie and Richard. They had asked me a month or two ago, when they were booking their flights, whether I felt like an overseas adventure. Well, of course I did! At first I thought … More Exciting news!
10 October 2014 “Flat Kathy, we have figured out a way for you to get back to Cape Town,” announced Rosemary at breakfast this morning. She and Basil were busy in the kitchen, preparing our customary bowl of muesli and fruit. I love that, it’s such a healthy combination, and always leaves me feeling full … More Re-routed to the UK
08 October 2014 One day, my friends Paprika and Oregano phoned us to hear how we were doing. They’d been looking at some of the blog posts we’d written about the time I spent with them in July and August. It was lovely to reminisce about the adventures we had together. At first, I stayed … More Curling up with Paprika & Oregano
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?
15 August 2014 Our Alaskan adventure was coming to an end, but our long flight back to the east coast didn’t leave until late afternoon. Paprika and Oregano decided to squeeze in a visit to one more museum before heading to the airport. During our trip through Alaska, we have all been fascinated by how … More Making the most of our last day in Alaska
13 August 2014 The unrelenting rain and fog continued to be unrelenting, but we were FINALLY able to go out on a glacier cruise. Despite the rain and fog, Captain Steve took Paprika, Oregano and two other soggy souls out to see tidewater glaciers. We had to take an abbreviated tour because the weather and … More At sea – At last!
09 August 2014 As predicted, our boat tour of the glaciers and marine animals of Prince William Sound was canceled due to bad weather. We were all disappointed, but high winds, pouring rain and rough seas would have turned my sunny yellow complexion green with seasickness. Paprika and Oregano chalked it up as part of … More A rainy day in Alaska
7 August 2014 We arrived safely in Anchorage, then drove to the small town of Girdwood. It’s a beautiful little town surrounded by mountains topped with glaciers. There is an amazing view, no matter which direction I turn my head! Today we took a tram to the top of Mount Alyeska for even more spectacular … More Greetings from Girdwood
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