Conversations with Flip

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I love reading the really funny things Megan, over at Across the Pond, and her English now-husband come up with in conversation. It made me a little more attentive to things Flip say, because he always says the weirdest and funniest things. These are some of the very strange things that comes to mind. {Our… Read more »

Our Valentine’s day

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Between Valentine’s Day, work, following Oscar Pistorius’s court case, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend in the early hours of Valentine’s {which for some reason has captivated everyone in South Africa, no really, this is all we talk about}, daydreaming about my wedding – and planning it, attending premarital preparation classes and doing the homework, I just haven’t had… Read more »

Ice Cream in Parkhurst

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Today’s post is brought to you in pain. I, a {pretty responsible} twenty-five year old threw caution to the wind on Saturday and moshed and headbanged into the early hours of Saturday. What? They were playing some of my favourite rock songs! I pretended to be a groupie and just went mad. Needless to say,… Read more »

Fifty things

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–> I found this on, she did this post way back in 2008. It’s a sweet way to relive all the highlights and things you know about each other. You should try it, and if you do, link up in the comments so I can check it out!   50 things about us: 1.   … Read more »

The book of love: the next chapter

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“I love it when you give me things and you you ought to give me wedding rings”-The book of love by Peter Gabriel On Saturday, November 24, Flip went down on one knee and asked me to be his wife. Of course I said yes! I feel a bit guilty, because we had a disagreement… Read more »

The book of love: the middle part

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   The book of love is full of facts and figures and lessons on dancing. Did you know that Flip can’t dance? I’m also not willing to teach him, my toes have suffered too much for that. But perhaps we will join a dance class. Did you know that the guy I reffered to in… Read more »