Archive for September 2014

A small step, but at least progress

Friday, 12. September 2014

Yes, after just short of 4 months we have a P.O. Box for us and our future business.

Getting the actual  P.O. Box was not so bad, took just an hour (including queueing).
The challenge was getting the prerequisite paper work, e.g. proof of residence. And then we had to overcome the strike.

Now it is just until Monday, when we can pick up the keys.

The most recent horse in our stables

Tuesday, 9. September 2014

definitely not the youngest.
Well, I am not sure whether this paraphrasing of a Germain saying translates in English – maybe it is GEnglish.  😉

I am speaking about our workhorse in pyjamas, a 1958 Series 2A Land Rover with a zebra pattern paint.

DSCN2232 copyDSCN2231 copyAfter our hands-on experience with fire fighting in our neighbourhood, we have decided to upgrade our equipment.
Fire beaters are necessary, but not enough considering our tented lodge in the making.

So we will buy a veld fire fighting unit, and during the winter months she will carry this. For the rest of the year she’ll be a multi-purpose work horse.

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To acclimatise her to the the new environment, we take her on a sun downer tour around the farm.

 

Obviously relaxed and happy dogs

Sunday, 7. September 2014

The two sisters: AMANDLA in the corner and UMLINGO in the front:

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Back to back and with their dad, mom lying apart:

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And if Mungane feels it is too close, he emigrates to the kiddie’s shell.
Obviously he is not claustrophobic.

Zipho always has a mean to get left alone.