Category: miscellaneous

  • Granny reports in again.

    Hello All. Another short update.You will see why now. First, a huge thank you for all the lovely comments.You guys are the best.I won’t be replying just yet. Now, for the bad news.On Monday I had to call an ambulance for Dad.I spent the whole day with him.It was great.On Tuesday morning he passed away.…

  • Granny reports in

    Hello All. A short post. I managed to catch Covid twice in three months!The first time, in January, was nothing.This bout has been horrific. For four days I was completely out of it. I am off to see the doctor at ten this morning.He is not happy about my pulse rate. He has been phoning…

  • Granny says my goodness.

    Hello all. It appears I have become a parttime blogger.Oh dear.The days just fly by.I have reached a stage where I don’t know what day it is.Maybe that is what retirement is all about.I intend to step down from the committee in July.Maybe I will get all my ducks in a row then.Or, maybe not.We…

  • Granny and wonderful people.

    Hello all. Yes, I am surrounded by beautiful people.Also, a lot of really petty and ignorant people.But, this is not about them. A new renter moved into the complex at the beginning of the month.He owns an organic farm.He noticed that the soil in the complex is really poor.So, he dropped off two loads of…

  • Granny and here we go again.

    Hello all. Yes, life is interesting in my part of the world.We have three power outages today.The first one was at midnight to two.Not serious.Slept through that one.The next is from eight to ten this morning.And another one from six to eight this evening.However, it doesn’t stop there.Because of the outages, we now have no…

  • Granny and 2023 continues.

    Hello all. A couple of days ago I heard that my 37 year old nephew has passed.They found he had cancer and, before he could receive treatment, he died.No sympathy required.He lived in the Uk.We had no relationship.However, it made me think how life can change in a blink of an eye.I shall be phoning…

  • Granny gains.

    Normal aging: forgetting to eat — Write Into Life Hello all. Do read the above post.If you are in my age group.The old folk.It opened my eyes.With all the stress over the last few months I shed close to 10kgs.And, I forgot to eat.Since reading the post I have managed to gain 2kgs.Never thought I…

  • Granny in a hurry.

    Hello all. Lights are going out between six and eight.It is now a quarter to five.We had no water for most of the day.Welcome to my world! Life has been hectic.Spend most of the morning with my Dad.Then rush home, and load shedding permitting, play catch-up with complex work.Still being inundated with queries regarding T’s…

  • Granny feels flat.

    Hello all. Yesterday was a very interesting day.Not!!!I was planning to meet a friend at the hospital T was in.Her Dad is dying.I was waiting to hear from her to say when she would be there.So, on the way back from my Dad, I stopped at a friend in the complex.We had hardly sat down…

  • Granny has a chuckle

    Hello All. Once again it is one thirty.In the morning.There is a name for sleeping in two shifts.I have forgotten what it is. Yes, I had to smile at my Dad.He told me all the elastic in his sleeping shorts have shrunk.He is eating so much.He has put on weight.The carers ply him with food…