altrincham living & travel

– experiences of just living life –


October 2008

Back in the land of the living … and Economics

Today has been my first real day where I have felt well enough to have a ‘normal’ day. I am now preparing myself to get back to work. I was off all last week, and 2 weeks on holiday before… Continue Reading →

Life in bed …

I was certainly not made to stay in bed for prolonged periods of time. I am still sick in bed, although I am feeling better today than I have been! I think this flu virus I got has mutated whilst… Continue Reading →


I am sick. Not impressed. The flu. Body’s aching. Headache. Fever. Flying home tomorrow. Hope I am better.

South Africa – Thu 2 Oct

Too tired to blog today. Came back from Greytown via JHB where i visited my friend Sarah-Louise. It was so good to catch up. But my bed is calling ….

South Africa – Wed 1 Oct

Rochelle and I just got back from our pamper day at Indigo Fields in Nottingham Road, on the Midlands Meander. We had such a fantastic time. It really is a good day out, and really not that expensive at all…. Continue Reading →

South Africa – Mon 29 Sep

No hot water on the farm, so we couldn’t bath last night. By this morning there was still no hot water. (this isn’t a common problem on the farm …) As Rochelle was supposed to be going into town for… Continue Reading →

South Africa – Sun 28 Sep

We have 10 minutes before we need to leave to: Drop off Lauren’s children at home; Before going to church at 8.30 I have forgotten how early everything starts in SA The weather report said today was going to be… Continue Reading →

South Africa – Sat 27 Sep

We woke up this morning to rain, grey and drizzle! We were all very concerned that today will be a wash out, but we pressed on preparing, in case the weather got better. But in fact it seemed like it… Continue Reading →

South Africa – Fri 26 Sep

I am exhausted. And I think I might be the last one up tonight. I am dead tired, but thought that if I didn’t write something now, i probably wouldn’t write anything at all. First day of the Strawberry day… Continue Reading →

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