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... around timing. When someone says "I'll do it just now' you'd be a fool to think they'll be doing it there and then. Or even within the hour. "just now" actually means probably by the end of the day. Or maybe by the morning latest. So instead of saying "see you later" they say "see you just now". Arranged to meet someone at 10:30? That actually means 11am or after. "I'll do that now now" means "I'll do it in a bit when I have time". "I need this now" does mean right now. ...
... peak, chating with a Canadian guy from Calgary. It is his first time like me, but he didn't drive the route, so I inform him that this hill is not the big one, and that he should keep his legs for the next one, Constantia Nek.
This is now a long descent to Hoot Bay. My legs are ok, except for my right calf that has been supporting my heel for the past two weeks. there is a flat section that take us to the Marathon mark, 42k. It is my slowest marathon distance ...
... counterclockwise (or anticlockwise, in South African dialect). Our first stop today was the Gugulethu township, where we met an older woman named Mama Kaba, who taught us all about the Abalimi Bezekhaya community garden project. Through the project, people living in the harsh conditions of these townships are taught how to grow fresh, organic foods with which they can sustain their families and make some profit by selling their excess ...
... were written and when they pass through they have the opportunity to write where in the building they lived and some of their family history. It’s crazy to me to have this book that people to this day are writing in information and that this segregation in their history happened in my life time.
“It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are
given that separates one person from another.” –Nelson Mandela ...
... the bay”…”so close you
could almost touch them” etc etc. Graham and I were convinced it was all a big
in joke to the locals. Promise them whales and they will come in their
thousands! We’ll even put big signs up along the cliff path every 50meters with
information on the whales they can ‘see’! Genius!
As the shark dive was cancelled we had no rush to get back to
the hostel so decided to walk towards the town ...