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A Long Hill To Climb

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A Long Hill To Climb

Post Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 4:19 am

By Expat Focus columnist, Clara Wiggins

We’re moving again,” I told my dentist this morning, as he stood over me wielding one of those funny little sticks with mirrors on the end they seem so keen on. “South Africa, in the summer”.

He grinned at me as he moved the stick closer towards me now gaping mouth. “Lovely,” he said. “Bet you can’t wait.”

“I need to make an appointment for the children, because we’re going overseas,” I said to the receptionist as I paid my eye-wateringly high bill for approximately ten minutes of mirrored-stick wielding.

“How wonderful!” she said. “What an adventure that will be”.

“We don’t need to worry about taking up the flooring just yet as we’re moving to South Africa in the summer,” I explained to the builder and his mate as I handed out their teas.

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