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The Adventure Has Begun

Last Friday, Mike and I moved from a home we built in 2002. When we built this home we thought we would stay there forever. Who would need anything else? 442 more words


You are invited to a (gas) braai at my unit...

By Zerlinda van der Merwe

Although the relevant Regulation has been around for a while, we still receive queries from owners, trustees, managing agents and estate agents as to… 533 more words


A letter to my A/C unit

Dear trusty window A/C unit,

(I guess it remains to be seen whether you are trusty.)  Thus far we have been doing our best to ask as little of you as possible, given that you are working with suboptimal conditions (who knew that one should not stick a window A/C unit in a wall-unit sleeve?).   164 more words


Great Idea: Make your ideal day a reality

As I bit into my brioche breakfast sandwich again I started to think that maybe my ideal “day-in-the-life” as an East Villager would go no farther. 351 more words


Home Sweet Home

Well, finally moved into the new place! I have to admit, now I don’t know what to do with myself and my time! Going from living in a household of 4 for the past 23 years to living by myself is quite the change. 380 more words

A bad taste

So apartment life has been pretty okay for the most part. What I have learned is that people like to gossip because they have nothing else better to do with there lives. 422 more words

Everyday Life


ONE whole year since I moved into my place. How hot and steamy I recall that week.The smell of the fresh enamel,and new carpet. It was a joyful time. 351 more words