altrincham living & travel

– experiences of just living life –


September 2010

South African Observations

Whenever I am in South Africa, I notice things that are changing, things that have changed and things that will never change!Things that have changed:(1) There is a huge big shopping centre at Amanzimtoti. It just goes on and on… Continue Reading →

South African Quirks

I am always amazed by something in South Africa – and I don’t necessarily mean that in a positive way! It is the inefficiency (job creation they call it) that I am just not used to anymore. At the airport,… Continue Reading →

Scarecrows and other things

Today, Rochelle and I made a scarecrow for their Strawberry Festival next month. We were very pleased with the outcome! As you can see, it’s a professional job! Making a lady is harder than making a man … our first… Continue Reading →

South Africa Trip

I am lying in bed in a cottage on the Midlands Meander, kwaZulu Natal, as we speak. I happened to have a short break in my project, so I have popped over to see my sister … and brother &… Continue Reading →


For those of you who have never truly experienced homesickness, keep it that way. It really isn’t very nice at all. I have a severe bout of it at the moment. I generally suffer from more severely either either just… Continue Reading →

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