Reverse progress (at my local post office)

So, I needed to post 2 letters today. Dead ordinary, 2 pages folded in thirds, stuffed into a long B5 envelope and adorned with a stamp. Then inserted into the long lips of a red post box. You know, what we used to do a lot before e-mail? But only, I couldn’t do that today,…

of banks and sms’s

i am happy to announce that i received 2 sms’s from Standard Bank yesterday informing me that i had used my credit card. this is something i had to ask them twice to do, more than 12 months ago… hmm, now that is not what i would exactly call “Motivated.” on their part… at least…

power failures are wonderful!

oh shit, i forgot so switch on the outside light before i left this morning…   oh. maybe the light bulb has blown. but these new bulbs are supposed to last a long time…   oh, is my electricity off?   that was my home-coming yesterday, when i was looking forward to enjoying the home-cmade…