I read an interesting article on News24 last week (the link for which has been misplaced), that says more kids are killed in South Africa by road accidents than HIV/AIDS. This is more proof that the traffic situation is out of control. I get fined R500 for not seeing a concealed traffic light in an … Continue reading Interesting

‘Allo ‘Allo

I spent the weekend watching 'Allo 'Allo and playing Need For Speed. Tomorrow I plan to do much the same. M had to work this morning - we got a call at around 01h45 from a doctor to say "you're the only one on call". Needless to say, it disturbed our sleep.

On the naming of cars and other things

When I inherited the Ford Fiesta from M, it came with a name: Mildred. I've always chosen my own name for my vehicles. It started with Doris, the gold 1984 Daihatsu Charade, and then Donna, the "true blue" Ford Tracer Tonic. When I got my silver Mercedes, she was named called Dorothy. Unfortunately, she was written off less than a month later, and then I got a white Mercedes which I called Morag.