LAST DAYS IN JHB, BIYAMITI, TALAMATI

Gault’s arrival exciting – NEVER thought it would happen. Lovely dinner in Parkhurst to celebrate their arrival. Last day in JHB was shopping at woollies, remembering to get meat, Willy with the chuck ups at home, visiting Caroline and having a wonderful peaceful hour out on her couch, then dinner with Gaults and Caroline at…

JOHANNESBURG

  Trip up uneventful. Stopped in Aliwal to see the old pharmacy – strangely enough still a pharmacy. For those that don’t know this was the chemist operated by my great grandfather in the boer war. Where my grandmother (Laura Serrurier) was born.   Amazing changes here. The city is 20X the size it used…

KENTON ON SEA

Time spent renewing friendships has been invaluable. Last night Janey and Johnny’s daughter and partner joined us and it gave me enormous pleasure to see them chatting to each other. We had dinner with Ian Roberts who is a well known SA actor. He had some incredibly funny stories to tell. A kind of Herman…