Concerns and Boats

As today is a national holiday, I’ve been busy housewifing. Andy has disappeared since Thursday with his friends. At lunch we had the unexpected company of JP. Even though he is an Italian food lover, he seemed glad to share our German lunch of potatoes, frankfurters, cabbage with cider vinegar, baked apples, juice and cabernet sauvignon. Besides the expected, this weekend brought us some worries with newspaper titles like: ‘Surge’ of Crime: Police admit that hijacking, robbery and burglary are soaring across Joburg.

Sometimes life is just like a small fishing boat sailing across the bay: it goes sideways, slides slowly, approaches suddenly, stops for an instant and starts to move again…