No! We learnt about two weeks ago that lockdown can’t end abruptly, it needs to be phased out. We have to move through 5 levels and how long each level lasts will depend on the criticality of the spread of Covid-19. This has enormous implications for many, including my family. My contract has come to… Continue reading End of Lockdown?
My 84 year old mother lives in a retirement home. When lockdown was announced, the matron gave us the option to fetch our parents. I chose to leave my mother there. There are only 25 residents and she stays in her own cottage. They are all still healthy and well after 20 days of lockdown,… Continue reading My 84 year old mom made masks for the carers in her retirement home.
The Christian holidays are observed in South Africa and so we have a long weekend to celebrate Easter. Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ at Easter. For some, this will be a great comfort. For others, this could not have come at a worst time. How can you possibly even think about celebrating the… Continue reading Easter Blessings in a Pandemic
This year is the year of the rat. The rat was the first animal to arrive at the Jade Emperor's party by tricking the ox into giving it a lift on its back, and then jumping off just as they were about to reach the line. Mmm, sounds like a rat to me! The rat… Continue reading Happy Chinese New Year!
Oh yes! I ran/walked a 15km race. One of the fitness and weight loss goals that I set myself last year is to run a half marathon in about March/April of this year. The Varsity Kudus 15km is the first race on the race calendar in our area and is a popular choice to start… Continue reading Great start to 2020