Bang! Another Hole In The Head!

Straight into the same trap – from being dozy! ‘Dad, I need an eyebrow piercing.’ Sure Jess, get it one day when you have the money and you’re living on your own, love. Strategically she drops the subject till the old man has forgotten all about it. So ten minutes later she comes from aContinue reading “Bang! Another Hole In The Head!”

Secrets of the Cavern

Off to the ‘Berg with the kids. To a hotel! A real hotel! The Cavern in the foothills of the Drakensberg. At last their Dad listened and took them somewhere they didn’t have to cook and clean! (This was back in 2012). They loved it. Especially once they worked out one of the secrets ofContinue reading “Secrets of the Cavern”

Sindi’s Twenty!

Jess joined her great friend Sindi Angelos last night to celebrate Sindi’s birthday. Here’s Sindi in yellow, Jess in pink with Tom down at Gayle’s Hibberdene beach cottage in the olden days: The jol was just up our road at Jalapeno’s, popular after-work dop joint. Jess walked home after a few hours. When she nextContinue reading “Sindi’s Twenty!”

Forbidden Ink

Dad I want to get a tattoo. Aaaargh! I shrieked in my head but “O-ka-ay” I said out loud, all calm-like, “Have you thought about it?” Oh yes, lots. “OK. What’s a tattoo? Is it safe? How much does it cost? Does it hurt? Who would do it? Have you got enough money? etc” Oh,Continue reading “Forbidden Ink”