Bon Voyage Mama and Papa

A few years ago my Mom and Dad moved to the Drakensberg Mountains.  We, their kids, were suprised by the sudden decision but excited to see what country life was like.  They took to it like ducks to water, on the lake of the property they had just bought.  They make country living look cosy and chic and extremely tempting.

Tomorrow they are going on holiday to France and Italy for four weeks to visit my lovely Aunt and Uncle who have all kinds of ameezing things planned for them.  My brothers and I are sharing the house/great dane/cat/bird sitting duties while they are gone.  I am really looking forward to my country side confinement and have planned all kinds of knitting projects, cooking experiments and Jane Austen-esque walks.

I visited them about two weeks after they had become country folk and wrote about my first few days there:

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