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Kolya’s 5th birthday

Kolya turned 5 at the beginning of May. We celebrated with a small braai with friends and family.

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Monday 22 June

“there are two kinds of people in the world: those who do what they say they’re going to do, and everybody else” – Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential The rain is coming down outside – maybe hail even, and it’s gotten … Continue reading

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Beach day

Danger Beach, south Peninsula

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What you can measure

I can measure my son’s weight and his height. I can say things about length percentiles and head circumferences. What would it tell you, really? I cannot fill in on a chart the delicate pressure of his feet resting on … Continue reading

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Still summer here

Cape Town is still sweltering. Temperatures have been registering over 40 degrees Celsius in some areas of the Cape. Fires have been raging out of control in Somerset West and sending thick waves of smoke over the horizon each day. … Continue reading

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