Home sweet home…

25 November 2014 This morning, I joined my friend Glynnis on her delivery rounds. She and Max were delivering copies of the Pinelands Muse magazine all over the neighbourhood. The December/January edition is the final one of the year, and now they’re going to have a well-earned break until it’s time to publish the February … More Home sweet home…

A lovely welcome

08 April 2014 “I know someone who will be very happy to see you again,” said Reggie, as we made our way home from the post office. “Here we are,” she said, as we pulled into the driveway. “Look familiar, Flat Kathy?” “Ohh, yes,” I replied. “Very familiar.” We went inside to drop off the … More A lovely welcome

Hip-hip-hooray! We celebrate a milestone on Flat Kathy’s blog

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

My South African host family is going to join me in England!

I have received the most astonishing email from Reggie: They will be flying to the United Kingdom this weekend! As you perhaps know, I am currently travelling around England with Paula and Morton, the lovely folk who just happen to be Reggie and Richard’s neighbours in Cape Town. (I am going to tell you all … More My South African host family is going to join me in England!

Welcome back to Cape Town, hidden below a layer of heavy clouds

07 April 2013 We were up early on Sunday morning, hurriedly finished some last-minute packing and then drove out to Hosea Kutako International Airport, some 30-40 minutes drive away from Windhoek’s city centre. I could clearly remember how exciting it had been to land here, 10 days previously after my very first proper plane ride! … More Welcome back to Cape Town, hidden below a layer of heavy clouds

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