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

A hard nut to crack

20 April 2014 “What’s in those plastic bags, Aunty Lissi?” I asked, while we were tidying up the kitchen. “Nuts. They were a present. But they’re so hard, that I haven’t been able to crack them open to eat them.” Richard, who had overheard our conversation, piped up, “I’ll open them for you. Do you … More A hard nut to crack