It’s been a couple of weeks since my last post but there are no apologies. I’ve been enjoying the solitude and peace whilst my family has been in
doing all sorts of things to help the less fortunate. Kenya
Of course, the trip to Kenya was the first visit for Guy and Kitty and whilst Guy appears to have embraced it despite the lack of technology but reveling in his technical ability to ‘fix things’, it also appears that Kitty had a more difficult time adjusting to life without her make-up, her boyfriend, her en-suite bathroom and her four poster bed! Still, she managed to shoot many wonderful photos which will do her well in her quest to get into the local Lycée which specializes in the Arts.
So whilst my family have been several thousand miles away I’ve been transitioning the house from winter/spring into summer and ready for the (vast) stream of visitors we have arriving this year.
What does that involve? Cleaning the house terraces and fixing the BBQ (again). Starting the automatic pool cleaning process after its winter shutdown, mowing the (grass) terraces for the first time this year and getting rid of all the gunge which falls from the trees during the spring winds.
|85 or 91 years old ?|
The stream of visitors has already started and we’re almost fully booked now until the end of July. During this period, J and the kids will be off to Cyprus for a couple of weeks and despite the fact that I was desperate to accompany them (for J’s sister’s 70th birthday), J has insisted I stay at home and clean the house ready for the next set of visitors.
That’s about it – apart from me working my socks off, there’s not a lot happening although tonight I did come across what looked like a mountain rescue team just down the road where a German couple have been building a house for the last six years. Maybe she chose an inappropriately expensive kitchen and he's buried his wife in the hills.
See his little story here.