Tag Archives: The Fiance

It’s A Post About A Toffee

This blue cardigan was worn by his father 30-ish years ago. It was worn by his brother, 5 years ago. It’s not a hand-me-down, it’s an heirloom. The Toffee is getting cuter by the day. Five months and a day … Continue reading

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Making It Home

Five months into our new house, we still haven’t unpacked all the boxes. There’s still loads to be done, home-improvement-wise – but that’s just it. It’s starting to feel like a home. It’s even starting to look like one, too. … Continue reading

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I’ve Found Someone I’m Happy To Share Everything With. Including Cooties.

As I sit in the heaving doctor’s waiting rooms, coughing my lungs out and wondering whether I’ve got a touch of the plague, I have to take the time to consider how I got here. As cheeseballs as it sounds, … Continue reading

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On Things We’ve Done This Year, Already

It might only be 11 days into the Twenty-Thirteen, but we’ve made them busy days and they’ve been full of doing stuff and seeing things. So far we have: Taken The Kid to the Montecasino Bird Gardens. Which he adored. … Continue reading

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Pregnancy. Version 2.0

It’s been at least 5 years since my last pregnancy – enough time to forget just about everything, except the heinous morning sickness. It has its ups and downs. I’m about half-way now and it’s bound to get even more … Continue reading

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On Pink or Blue. Hopefully Today Is The Day.

I have a beautiful, massively healthy boy. He’s a real boy’s boy. All about the cars and Lego and superheroes and bashing and smashing. The colour blue and being noisy and dirty. Motorbikes and soccerballs. Hulksmash and Spiderman. Much to … Continue reading

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On Being New Home-Owners

As of last week Thursday, we’re practically homeowners. We did it. We found a house. We successfully applied for a home loan and it’s finally happening. After three years of house-hunting, countless disappointments, innumerable hours spent traipsing around the most … Continue reading

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On The Long Weekend – It Was Blissful

Three day weekends. Not as long as they could be, but longer than they should be. This weekend was long enough to look at another squillion houses. None of which tickled our fancy even a little bit. There’s a house … Continue reading

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Spring In Jozi. And Something Else, I Say.

It’s finally warm enough to do comfortable day outings around water. We went fishing a few weeks back – The Fiance, The Kid and Rebecca, Dave and Jackson. We went to Brookwood Trout Farm. No one caught anything, as far … Continue reading

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On Monday: The Weekend Is Over

Every Monday morning’s lament: The weekend was too short. Over too quickly. But weekends are good times, which is why they fly. Spending time with my fiance and our son? Always awesome. The weekend in pictures: 1. Every time we … Continue reading

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