Big Easter Road Trip

Big Easter Road Trip

BERT - the Big Easter Road Trip - is at last under way (Bert was my paternal grandfather’s real name, by the by - we called him Pooch). We have mapped out the trip in easy four-to-five hour driving segments, starting this morning from Johannesburg, heading south on the N1 to Bloemfontein, to spend our [...]

Something Unreal Right Now

Something Unreal Right Now

Rob and I agree, there is something unreal about our lives right now. This odd sense of unreality rests, uneasily, on a simple fact: after more than four years of living in South Africa, we are just six months away from packing up our rented townhouse in Johannesburg, moving out and - Covid willing - [...]