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This is a Yarnbomb Part 3

Can’t have anyone falling into this small leg-breaking hole while walking down the street in a dwaal now can we? Advertisements

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This is a Yarnbomb Part 1

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Downside of country life Part 2

There’s a saying in this town “Hy wil werk, maar my willie”.  Loosely translated, this means he wants work, but he doesn’t really want to work.  He will arrive the first day, noodle around a bit, ask for payment before … Continue reading

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What a shame

The aftermath of last night’s fire.  News reports state that it was caused by lightning. It’s not over yet, this is how it looked this afternoon.

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Spring eruptions

As if these just aren’t beautiful enough, how about these … Spring is busting out all over the Western Cape and it’s a glorious sight to behold.  Each day brings a new eruption of gorgeousness. Best surprise of all was … Continue reading

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Even my hair hurts

Warning to prospective home buyers 1) do not buy a house that is part of an estate and 2)  find out the terms of the tenant’s lease before you sign the offer.  You will thank me. Anyway, it’s done, my … Continue reading

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Worst case scenario and best possible outcome

This is the worst possible thing that can happen to the house you’ve only just bought, have your backyard and sideyard dug up and plumbing piping replaced.  The cats think it’s a great hole for sploring But I was in … Continue reading

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