[Note: This post is a continuation of my previous post "My own dog is barking at me" and is my attempt at lightheartedness and humour, and not a ploy to get sympathy. Feel free to laugh at my antics!] “Get up like those pregnant ladies do . . .” (i.e. use my arms to heave […]
Well, maybe not THE Devil, and I haven’t quite sold my soul, but it is painful nonetheless. “The Devil” (a.k.a Willie) made a deal with me that if he found somebody to fix my computer for me, and restored it to my desk before he went away on a trip, I’d spring clean (or as […]
A while back Kathryn McCullough asked her readers why they blog, what they get out of it and what their favourite things about blogging are. I told her I’d write a post about it. So Kathryn, this is it! I have been blogging for 6 months now. When I started I thought to myself that […]
December 1 and it’s snowing in Africa!!! Actually it’s snowing in the Kalahari specifically (see my header). Well, on my WordPress blog it is anyway.
Khaki (the colour) isn’t khaki . . . well, it obviously is, but it wasn’t what I thought it was. You’re probably saying to yourself “okay . . . so what . . .?”. [Go to the bottom of the post for a "lesson" in Khaki!] The reason I’m amazed to discover this is that […]
House Guests. Until recently, the phrase used to fill me with actual fear and dread. For several years I wasn’t coping at all well (health-wise), and the thought of having to be hospitable and sociable was scary. I was barely getting through the day just looking after myself, and our two pets. Having to plan […]
I have now had a couple of people come to me with suggestions for blog posts. Mostly people that don’t have their own blogs, but also bloggers who want to know more about some topic, but don’t want to research or write about it themselves. My interests are fairly broad, but the things I write […]