Scary stories from a lovely place

Rain = pizza

The sky is full of rain today. Outside it’s chilly and bleak, but inside it’s mellifluous and peaceful. I’ve been dreading this kind of day. Lately me and the bojkies … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Eat all

I just planted the last of my snow pea seeds. We’ve been eating giant snow peas sporadically for the last few weeks or so. The crop, so far, hasn’t been … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · 3 Comments


Prior to this week’s wave of rain we had been enjoying much fun outside in our new surroundings. As well as many walks to the lake at various times of … Continue reading

April 6, 2013 · Leave a comment


When Stephen and I visited Australia in 2008 before we were married he threw himself headfirst into spearfishing. He put aside any nerves about ocean swimming and powered out over … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · 2 Comments


Some changes are afoot in the career world of the clever architect. A temporary result is that Stephen is giving the middle finger to all overtime and 5am starts and … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · 1 Comment


Tonight we’re on the cusp of two weeks living in our new little house. We’ve done a bit of gardening. We painted the kitchen. We’ve found clever ways of storing … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · Leave a comment


It’s no secret that I miss living in Johannesburg. Talk to me for more than 5 minutes and I’m bound to mention that wonderful place, the people I miss there … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 3 Comments