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
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?
5 August 2014 After a 6-hour flight from New Jersey, we have reached Seattle, Washington! I had a quick chance to email a photo to my friend Reggie in South Africa, and asked her to post it on my blog for me. Paprika tells me that we are now more than halfway to Anchorage, Alaska. … More Almost halfway to Anchorage
5 August 2014 As you probably know, I am currently staying with my friend Paprika (who runs her very own blog over here) and her husband Oregano, and their two playful kitties, Linus and Otis. They live in New Jersey, which is in the Eastern United States. A few days ago, just after I had … More Packed and ready!
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
18 April 2014 Guess what, my friends? A couple of days ago, I discovered that we would all be driving up to Namibia for Easter! I have such happy memories of visiting that beautiful country in March and April last year. It had been the first time for me sitting in the front of an … More On the road to Namibia
10 April 2014 When I arrived in Cape Town, it was in the middle of some drama involving lost luggage. Richard had just returned from a trip to the exotic sounding country of Chile in South America, but his suitcase hadn’t come home with him. Reggie was particularly distressed, because Edward T Bear was inside … More Edward T Bear returns from Lost Luggage Land
08 April 2014 On the 20th of March this year, I said goodbye to my friend Birgitte from Denmark, with whom I had been staying for a couple of weeks. I was sad to go, as I’d been looking forward to doing a whole lot of interesting things with her. But I was also very … More At the post office
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!
15 August 2013 My dear friends and readers around the world, I’ve been having some exciting adventures above and below ground on our trip to South Dakota. Paprika and Oregano took me on a scenic drive through Custer State Park. We followed a winding road through a beautiful forest of ponderosa pine and aspen trees. … More Granite needles, buffaloes and jewel caves: Adventures above and below ground in South Dakota