Koo Fail

Koo Fail

One of the Koo taglines is “It’s the best you can do…” Mmmm….so when you open you your Creamy Sweetcorn you kinda expect it will be the best you’ve tasted in a while…..that is I guess, until you realise your tin is full of...

The Hustle and Bustle of a Quiet Getaway!

Okay, so it may sound absurd to talk about a bustling, quiet getaway, but for 7 days now, visiting a sleepy seaside resort has been nothing short of trying to put your last order in one minute before happy hour closes. I haven’t stopped jumping up and down, waving my...

Getting Over the Final 2009 Hurdle!

I have to admit, not by design really, but more by circumstances, that I find myself starting the holidays a little earlier than normal. The reason is that my new home will only be ready in January, and I had to get out of my last home today!!!! So now I live in a...

Crayfish Season Starts with a Bang!

Well, it’s official folks. It’s crayfish season in SA and the locusts are sitting here mouths watering waiting for the new season’s first catch to be presented by the one who calls herself my sister. Although we all refer to her by her scientific...

Awkward Pauses and Quiet Nights

So the Friday started well with the idea of successfully ridding ourselves of 2 of our 3 human locusts stirring up some “I feel young again” spirit. You see the locusts named Angus and Ceara bring a sort of mayhem to the house that you’d normally...

Our Politically Correctness is Wrong

There’s one thing I’m really looking forward to when it comes to the change of leadership in South Africa on the 9th May, and that’s getting a President who has real character. You cannot deny that there’s a good possibility that we just might...