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Goldenen Herbst: 5 things 23.10.2017

It's sauser season, yayyy! Life is so much more seasonal here than in the UK, which in turn was way more seasonal than SA. South African food seasons are basically chocolate eggs, Christmas cake, and the rest. Here, there are strong waves of new fresh fruit and veg every couple of months, special breads for… Continue reading Goldenen Herbst: 5 things 23.10.2017

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Small successes and tiny twinges: 5 things 8.5.2017

1. Last Tuesday was a glorious, glorious day. The stars aligned for me to sign both kids up for seven solid hours of childcare. Which which I did a full day's paid work, got my desk sorted, even had a pleasant little lunch break, and after it all, I still had energy to play with kids. More… Continue reading Small successes and tiny twinges: 5 things 8.5.2017

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Q2 starts here (no, really): 5 things 1.5.2017

The second week of the Great Big Famdamily Holiday was conducted here at home (and largely in the rain), with my dad as houseguest and my sister hulle* in Sorrento until the weekend, when they rejoined us for a quick taste of Switzerland. My dad in particular got a fairly comprehensive Swiss experience, having taken… Continue reading Q2 starts here (no, really): 5 things 1.5.2017

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We’re all going on an Easter holiday: 5 things 17.4.17

Elf charmed me enormously yesterday by preparing a surprise Easter breakfast table for the family. (She had to order Armin and I into bed early on Saturday night to make it happen, of course.) Eggs and smarties, origami decorations, loving notes from the Easter bunny. Just the loveliest thing. Now we're off to Italy for a… Continue reading We’re all going on an Easter holiday: 5 things 17.4.17