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Getting there...

January 18, 2016 Claudia du Plessis

Getting there...

Already 18days into the new year....and up to now I was able to remember which year I'm in when filling out documentation. It's the small achievements that count. Reuben is here, so nice to have the young man home and hearing his friendly chatter. School has started as well, a new year, new school and adapting to having English as a first language...but he's made two friends already. The dogs have started dog school. It's been insightful...and an exercise in patience. apparently it all lies with the owner, but I beg to differ, these two urban terrorists of mine have...


Christmas eve 2015

December 24, 2015 Claudia du Plessis

Christmas eve 2015

  How exciting this all is for me, my first blog on my new shop and a new life at the coast.The eve of great things to come. It's been a rather hectic few months in our home, packing up, moving to a new province, unpacking, feeling relieved that the moving company lost the ironing board, resigning from a job, traveling across country with the dogs and bunnies, assembling two children beds....so many planks and screws, aptly called "divorce in a box" and then settling into a completely new area. On this Christmas eve I'm grateful to my amazing Terence,...