In the Pink. Not really



Today did not begin well. Not helped by being Monday: no internet. On my laptop.

But that's just half the story. The WiFi was working and I had internet on my phone.

The error message on the website(s): DNS unresolved.

Do Not S*t me!

Anyhow, after snapping at The Husband, kicking the cat (I would have probably, had either of them been in the vicinity) turning things on and off, consulting Professor Google, following instructions to the extent I felt comfortable confident, I WhatsApped my website host.

Have you....?

Yes.

And...?

Yes.

Hmmm....I think it's a protocol conflict... Do the following...

I did. Not. Understand. But. I did.

Then the phone rang: someone who should know better than to call ffirst thing. On a Monday.

Happily by the time everything - and I mean everything - was rebooted, we had action.

Not like this nest that somehow got dislodged.



Inside this house:



I was amazed at how firm and robust it is. It looks as though one might easily poke one's finger through it. Nope.



We have an extended family of weavers nesting over the natural water hole in our plot. It's the first time in a few years.

That makes me smile. As does the bougainvillea that shades our stoep.



It really is that bright. No filters on any of these photos.

Tomorrow will be better!

PS: Yes those are garlic bulbs behind the nest. That story. Tomorrow. Perhaps.

Until next time, be well
Fiona
The Sandbag House
McGregor, South Africa

Photo: Selma

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Gorgeous Article

Really its good

Glad everything turned out ok.

That weavers nest is really interesting looking. Never saw one before.

Thank you. On the weavers, I should probably write about them "properly". They are African and very social. Quite a few different species.

Well, hope your internet is working well now. I hate internet problems. Those flowers are gorgeous.

It's working, mercifully, but feels slow. Grateful for small mercies. Yes, those bougainvilea are gorgeous. When we moved in, and during the drought, they were the only colour in the garden.

I know the feeling, some of those techies talk to one as if you should know what to do when they use terms that you've never heard of!
Your bougainvillea is absolutely gorgeous Fiona!