Archive for January, 2010

Flash floods in Benoni…

Posted: January 26, 2010 in Uncategorized
… over the last week have resulted in roads and homes being flooded. last night a storm broke, filling the area with 100mm water in two hours. By the next morning, the roads were still closed.

Tom Jones street, the main street going into Benoni Town…
… ducks swimming from the lake across the road to the lake on the other side…
…he reckons he can get through, what we didnt tell him was that two cars had already been towed out before the road was closed…

(…oh bugger…)

… the intrepid sailor returns…

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My very good friend V…

Posted: January 3, 2010 in Family, Uncategorized
… has a house on the Vaal river. Its a stunning place, and we spent Saturday there with him, riding in his boat and jet-ski.

His son, P, has recently learnt how to water-ski, so we took to the water, and I took some pics.
Erin had an absolute ball, her first time on a boat… she was a bit upset about the wind at first, then, by the end of the day, she sat in the front, shouting at V to driver “faster and faster”.

(V, getting ready to take to the water)

(Nicole and Erin enjoying the cruise)


(V’s son, P, showing us how to do it right)