13 yrs old and ….

…. still sleeping with one eye on high alert.

Well …. that’s our Lab and his name is Rits. We also had two of his sisters with the names Rats and Roets but Rats caught one snake too many and Roets died of a natural cause. BTW ‘Rits, Rats, Roets’ is a kind of Dutch expression which means more or less that something or somebody is moving ‘supersonic’ fast through your field of vision…

Petty detail: Rits is black, Rats was white and Roets brown. That’s how we, 13 yrs ago, introduced the idea of the ‘New South Africa’ in Robertson in the Western Cape.

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Light Snake

Restaurants like to decorate their terraces to attract more customers and add some (romantic???) sphere. In South Africa the ‘light snakes’ have become a booming business.

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