Aitch needed a break and Barbara Jeff, LindiLou and Robbie agreed to have the kids on their Umvoti Villa farm. So off we went to a luxury stay in the Cathedral Peak Hotel. The breast cancer had spread to liver and bones and the treatments she opted for were severe. Here was a break fromContinue reading “Childless Cathedral”
Nephew Robbie must have wondered what the heck could be so interesting that Koos was always peering into that thing. So he investigated. Ten or fifteen years later, we re-enacted the scene. The original was on their farm Umvoti Villa between Greytown and Kranskop on the Mispah road; the re-enactment was at Mangeni Falls whereContinue reading “What’s In There, Dad?”
The niece and the nephew took a husband, a wife, and two kids each and took over the St Moritz snow week at Afriski in Lesotho. The next generation! They went up Sani Pass. Thank goodness for the snow machines as there was no ‘free snow from heaven’ on the ground!
I don’t do DIY. I was going to say except for our wedding, but on reflection, I also did that the way I do everything: Stand back and watch as others do it all, encouraging and applauding while trying to save money. What I did do was buy the booze and fill Mike Lello’s IsuzuContinue reading “DIY Bush Wedding”
Cousin Robbie gets married to Sarah, and after the wedding – maybe it was all that “giving away” talk in church? – TomTom has a sudden thought: Dad, will Robbie still be our cousin now? Yes, boy, and in fact you now have another cousin: Sarah. YAY!!