What I did on my day off (Part 4)

Yesterday I took a day of annual leave to sort out some issues pertaining to our upcoming emigration. Stage 4: The medical examination After spending half of our morning in Johannesburg, and the other half in Pretoria, with me driving through a construction site known as the N1 / M1 freeway, dodging idiot drivers, itContinue reading What I did on my day off (Part 4)

What I did on my day off (Part 3)

Yesterday I took a day of annual leave to sort out some issues pertaining to our upcoming emigration. Stage 3: Where the f**k are our medical forms? The Canadian High Commission is in Pretoria, along with most of the other high commissions and embassies. This is because Pretoria is the state capital of South Africa.Continue reading What I did on my day off (Part 3)

What I did on my day off (Part 2)

Yesterday I took a day of annual leave to sort out some issues pertaining to our upcoming emigration. Stage 2: Renewal of Police Clearance Certificate When we first decided to emigrate, it was clear that it would take a long time, and we would have to renew several things that had already been issued. OfContinue reading What I did on my day off (Part 2)

What I did on my day off (Part 1)

Yesterday I took a day of annual leave to sort out some issues pertaining to our upcoming emigration. Stage 1: Renewal of Driver’s Licence Card I woke up earlier (7am) than usual (8am), so that I could be at the Randburg Licencing Department to renew my driver’s licence card. It expires in August 2010, whichContinue reading What I did on my day off (Part 1)