Category: The Sunday Post

The Sunday Post #71

The Sunday Post #71

Hi there! I hope you guys are all doing well? Just from my greeting tone, I guess you notice it’s not Elza chatting up a storm with you today. Nope, good old boring Mommy Mareli here. No idea what’s up with the little shat the last couple of days, but she’s been as moody as only a spoiled rotten cat can be. My husband scolded her earlier this week for scratching the furniture and she threw her tail in the wind and refuses to sleep on the bed at night, she just curls herself in a pathetic bundle on the couch (yes I do tuck her in with her favorite blanky). Except for feeding time, we hardly see her at all. I do wonder when it will be a good time to let her now that she will have to stay with the babysitter as from Friday again. Although, she […]

Posted May 8, 2022
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The Sunday Post #70

The Sunday Post #70

Greetings you guys! It’s May – it’s May – the lusty month of May! Whatever that may mean. At least we have some sunshine today, but otherwise it’s nothing by lusty here with us. Daddy has COVID and Mommy is terribly grumpy. She actually only had a two day work week and was looking forward to just reading and relaxing for a couple of days while Daddy takes control of the renovations and the contractors. Alas. Daddy is in isolation and Mommy is still doing the chicken run. Daddy is luckily not too sick and I’m rather more concerned about the grumpy chicken runner. So let’s rather not expect a lengthy Sunday Post, but just a quick recap of the last week. As you know, we are not very good with monthly wrap-ups, but we are very proud to say that we’ve managed 23 posts in April. Good grief. Not […]

Posted May 1, 2022
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The Sunday Post #69

The Sunday Post #69

Greetings you guys! How was your week? Can you believe we are heading into the last week of April? Good grief! Our week flew by, but it wasn’t all that bad. It’s just dreadfully cold here and my Mommy doesn’t like that. Last week, a few of you asked me about the diamond painting my Mommy so loves to do. There’s nothing much to it, to be honest. If you ask me, I’d say it’s a rather brain-dead exercise. I think that’s exactly what my Mommy likes about it. She doesn’t have to think very hard or concentrate on anything but listening to her audiobook. Just stick those little sparkly dots on the correlating space, listen to your book and wait for the end result. It’s usually worth it! We had a good reading week as well and got some great books in the mail and by clicking away on […]

Posted April 24, 2022
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The Sunday Post #68

The Sunday Post #68

Greetings you guys! I trust you are all enjoying a wonderful Easter Weekend? My Mommy is terribly upset, her favorite easter eggs are nowhere to be found in our little town. Easter without you easter eggs just don’t feel right at all and something is definitely amiss. So now we spend our time reading, blogging and diamond painting. We had a very good week here on the blogosphere and my Mommy actually deserves those easter eggs. We didn’t even buy any new books or downloaded any for free. We also didn’t get any new ones for review, but that is also okay. We are just starting to gain control over our TBR and ARC lists. The only thing we don’t have control over, are the easter eggs. Scratching the Blog Pole Monday – Book Review: Trouble in Paradise (The Hardy Boys: Undercover Brothers #12) by Franklin W. Dixon. This was the first […]

Posted April 17, 2022
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The Sunday Post #67

The Sunday Post #67

Greetings you guys! How are you all doing? It does appear as if summer is really over here in SA and I love all the fluffy blankets and snuggling with Mommy and Daddy. Mommy doesn’t like the colder weather though. She’s been a bit moody the last couple of days, but she’ll get over it eventually. School started on Monday and in the blink of an eye, our week was over. Mommy is very excited for the new term and the kids are school are also now used to having actual library classes. Only 8% of schools in South Africa have functioning libraries and my Mommy is very happy to be one of very, very few school librarians who still try to make these classes fun and relatable for the students. This week they had so much fun with building book stacks spelling our school’s name: Victory Christian School. The kids […]

Posted April 10, 2022
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The Sunday Post #66

The Sunday Post #66

Greetings Humans! How has your week been? Our week wasn’t all that bad and the building project seemed to have stopped breeding at last. Now we just need to bring all the little projects to life and to completion. And try not go sound as crazy as last week. The only thing that added another brick in our wall of insanity this week, was the fact that we were without internet for 3 days. Unbelievable how dependent you humans are to Greek Theatre. Ever noticed that the Wi-Fi signal symbol looks quite similar to the layout of Greek Theatre arenas? Just comes to proof that through the ages, humans love to gather together and be entertained. Pretty much like dogs. Cats are content to sleep all day and to be left in peace. Adding to the Litter Acquiring new books is one of my Mommy’s favorite forms of entertainment. Here’s […]

Posted April 3, 2022
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The Sunday Post #65

The Sunday Post #65

Greetings you guys! How are you all doing? I’m just quickly dropping in to say hi and that we miss you all! My Mommy has been on holidays (why can’t we scratch that anymore on WordPress?? Where’ that fun button that just drew a line through what you didn’t intend to say??) / break from school for about 10 days now and it’s been anything but a vacation… Remember a couple of months ago we told you about the renovations coming up at our house? Well, the renovations now turned into a full-scale building project of a rather extensive nature. Let’s make the garage double! Yes, let’s do that. Oh, while we’re at it, why not build an extra room attached to the garage? Yes! Let’s do it! Oh wait, the new garage can actually be a direct passage into the house. How awesome is that! The only thing we […]

Posted March 27, 2022
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The Sunday Post #64

The Sunday Post #64

Greetings you guys! We woke up this morning to the most gorgeous weather in Africa – rain. Or actually, to be quite fair – the rest of the country had some good rain since end of last year. It’s just our small part of the universe who missed out. I’m sure some or other witch had something to do with it. It’ almost noon and yes, I am still in bed. Mommy got up now to do my bidding and quickly say hi to all of you. What’s new in your corners of the world? We all know what’s happening in the Ukraine, even us felines are praying and wondering if this dog is going to chase us up a tree or rip our little heads off. Let’s rather talk some books. I think it’s saver. Scratching the Blog Pole We didn’t buy any new books this passed week! Good […]

Posted March 13, 2022
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The Sunday Post #63

The Sunday Post #63

Greetings you guys! We’ve been meaning to do our Sunday Post since yesterday, but then we got so submerged in our review book, the whole world just came to a standstill. Every now and then, I think to myself: no more review books. Just read what’s on the shelf and on the age-old Kindle.  And then we realize, we truly are blessed to have such wonderful review books fall into our laps and the TBR can wait a bit longer. It’s not going anywhere is it? Our latest read, Letters to Bizzy was nothing but delightful and thought provoking. Can’t wait to blabber on about it tomorrow for a full review. Letters to Bizzy finds a man, John Tibbits, past his prime staring down the barrel of old age, having to come to grips with his mother’s death and regrettable fact his dysfunctional youth has burdened him with a lifetime of […]

Posted March 6, 2022
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The Sunday Post #61

The Sunday Post #61

Greetings you guys! Aaah it’s so nice to talk to all of you again. My Mommy and Daddy decided to take an impromptu looooong weekend last week. I’m glad that they had a couple of days of rest and we always love staying with our babysitter. My Mommy was planning on catching up with the blog a bit, but the internet reception wasn’t all that well, so she decided to rather just read, relax and miss me terribly, of course. They came back on Monday morning and the rest of this week has been just a bit crazy and busy. I’ve decided that I think it’s time for me to hijack my Mommy’s diary and to start slotting specific times for blogging in her day. Otherwise, she will always remain stuck at school and being distracted with school stuff. Any of you teachers or retired teachers have the same problem? […]

Posted February 13, 2022
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