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Trip: Africa

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Getting Morley House Ready to Open

SOUTH AFRICA | Monday, 26 Oct 2015 | Views [177]

October saw Steve's mum and dad once again head to Bathurst and once again it was not a holiday. Mind you they did have a few days holiday in Cape Town before heading to Morley House. We roped them into doing the final preparations for opening the ... Read more >


Road trip back to Bathurst

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 26 Sep 2015 | Views [183]

After finally getting Emma's visa sorted we could head back to South Africa and we brought Emma's mum Joan along for her first visit to SA. We made a road trip of it back dowm from Jo'burg first stopping off at Merrick Safari near Kimberley. The main ... Read more >


Back in the UK

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | Views [154]

We spent a month back in England, basically to sort out Emma's SA visa and to see as much of our family and friends as possible before we move to South Africa for good. We had a great time catching up with everyone and even spent a few days in the Lakes ... Read more >


Snow in Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | Views [163]

No snow in Africa Mr Geldof? Well we had a fantastic road trip from Bathurst up to Jo'Burg in order to catch our flight back to the UK to sort out Emma's SA visa. We headed towards the Drakensburg mountains and stopped off in Underberg to amire the stunning ... Read more >


Morley House: Red Tape Update

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | Views [417]

Hi everyone,   Great news!  I have been granted a business permit to start our guest house in South Africa. We can head down to South Africa next week and carry on with the preparations to start the business. There is still ... Read more >


Photos: Morley House Gets a New Roof

SOUTH AFRICA | Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Morley House Gets a New Roof

SOUTH AFRICA | Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | Views [307]

A momentous ocassion at Morley House as after 2 weeks of work ( and 8 months trying to get it started) the new thatch roof is finished. I think it looks great, check out the pictures in the gallery to see if you think so too. I hope Emma will ... Read more >


Morley House Renovations Update: Work on the Roof Finally Begins

SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 5 Jun 2015 | Views [316]

A lot of people have been asking how things are going with work on Morley House and if we are getting closer to our dream of running a guest house & tea rooms. A few even seem to think that I've been doing nothing but sit around watching football ... Read more >


Photos: Morley House Renovations Update

SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 5 Jun 2015 | Photo Gallery


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A Week at Morely House and Back to Uganda for Red Tape Nightmares

SOUTH AFRICA | Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | Views [355]

So what did we get up to during the second week of our holiday?  As I told you at the end of the last chapter Sunday was a wash out and it literally did not stop raining all day.  Luckily the DSTV was still connected so we could watch back ... Read more >


Photos: Along the Garden Route from Cape Town to Bathurst

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 4 Apr 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Along the Garden Route from Cape Town to Bathurst

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 4 Apr 2015 | Views [297]

We didn’t rush off the next morning as we were only going to Hermanus to meet up with Jason and Jeannie.  That said we were on the road by 9am giving us loads of time to take in a longer scenic route.  We began by hugging ... Read more >


Photos: Cape Town and the Cape Peninsular

SOUTH AFRICA | Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Cape Town and the Cape Peninsular

SOUTH AFRICA | Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | Views [383]

I’m sure none of you will be surprised to hear that Steve and I had a fantastic holiday in South Africa with the emphasis being on holiday.  Even when we got back to Bathurst we didn’t do much in terms of jobs around the place ... Read more >


Back to Morely House for Renovations and Rhinos

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 21 Feb 2015 | Views [272]

Getting from Uganda to South Africa proved to be the easy, quick part of the trip.  However, once I landed in Johannesburg things started to get frustrating.  I had plenty of time to collect my bag, get through immigration and make my way ... Read more >


Photos: Tortoise Wars in Addo!

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Birthday Treat at Sibuya Private Game Reserve

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 14 Feb 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Morley House for Christmas

SOUTH AFRICA | Sunday, 4 Jan 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Morley House for Christmas

SOUTH AFRICA | Sunday, 4 Jan 2015 | Views [475]

Initially we’d thought to spend the festive break touring around the parts of Uganda we’ve not yet visited to ensure we tick everything off the list before we leave.  However, that idea got knocked on the head as we decided we couldn’... Read more >


Photos: Camping at Lake Mburu

SOUTH AFRICA | Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | Photo Gallery


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