Well that was an interesting Monday. Without going into a lot of background, Brad needed to go to a hospital in Benalmadena for a check-up on the surgery he’d had on his left knee. I was pretty familiar with the route to that place, having had my taxi services called upon on several occasions. One … Continue reading An Interesting Monday
Well what fun that was. If I ever tell you that I’m going to go to the cinema, please ask me if I have sufficiently researched the film I’m going to see. And if I say “Oh, yes, it’s won lots of Oscars”, just ask me “what is the shape of water?”. That’ll bring me … Continue reading Flat Water
I’m sure most people reading this have experienced one of those days when things just don’t go right. Well it galls me to admit this, but I had an entire Christmas like that. It started off fairly innocuously with my first faux pas (Number One) when I realised a few days before Christmas that I … Continue reading Bamboo Poles and Lollypop Sticks – A Christmas Tale
So yesterday wasn’t a regular Black Friday for me, it was more of a Frenetic Phone-call Friday. I received more calls that morning than I normally get in a week! It started at 08:25 when Brad phoned me, though I suppose I’d better give you a bit of background first. Our septic tank needed emptying. … Continue reading Irregular Black Friday (or How to Empty a Septic Tank)
A couple of days ago I was kicked out of my slumbers at 05:45 by dogs barking. Constantly. I could hear them going crazy at a distance (obviously the front gate) then after a gap (while they raced down the garden path) closer-by at the rear/side fence. Clearly something or someone was on the prowl. … Continue reading Unexpected Visitors
Talking of the twins… We were? Yes. We being the royal we, as in ‘im indoors’ and me. I asked him to fetch me a drink of my (non-alcoholic) wine from the fridge as he ‘owed me one’ for the day. “Oh yeah?” he says. “Yeah,” I replied, “for not being there when they were … Continue reading Anyone for Twins?
SOUTH AFRICA, Sunday 14th Feb 2010 You’ve heard of something being as interesting as watching grass grow? One Thursday evening Leon came round for supper. While we were waiting for the roast, we decided to have a game of cards. Waiting for him out on the patio, whilst he was buggering about with something inside, … Continue reading Jeepers Creepers