Back to (what counts for us as) Normal


Some progress has been made with unpacking, dismantling and boxing the loads of Christmas decorations, reducing the grounds from jungle to garden, and preparations for the start of the school year.

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J had a chance to consolidate her new cycling skills.

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A breakfast at Royal Natal Yacht Club where pelicans can be seen behind the Da Gama stone which was transplanted from its original site in the city in line with the idiotic policy of trashing or sidelining colonial relics.

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Across the way at Point Yacht Club the resident Egyptian Geese shepherd their three goslings.

I was hoping to see some yachts in action, but with a mixture of showers and absolutely no wind the only spectacle was a couple of Paper Tigers drifting forlornly. Still, we had a good meal and the kids enjoyed a swim in the club pool.

© January 2017 Colonialist (WordPress)
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About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies.
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5 Responses to Back to (what counts for us as) Normal

  1. very pleasant. 🙂

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  2. Pussycat44 says:

    Has the Dick King statue survived? It should be placed somewhere in Toti along KINGsway.

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  3. Stephanie Haahjem says:

    Sounds like a good start to the new year-wishing you all happiness and peace!

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