Friday 26 August 2011

I'm NOT weird

I know some of you think I'm a bit weird and some of you actually know I'm a bit weird, but honestly, I'm not.

You see my weirdness is due to the fact I'm out of my comfort zone, what i know and what I've always known and all of this is new to me.

I don't know if this is typical of moving to a new country, because this is the first new country I've moved to.

I don't know if any of you reading this have ever moved to a new country either and if you feel a bit weird about it also.

When I tweet or blog my experiences on South Africa, I've only got the UK to compare it to.

Please don't unfollow me on twitter because you think I'm slagging your country off, I'm not I'm just comparing it to what i know, not saying it's better or worse than the UK, just it's weird.

Not that South Africa is weird, but that being here feels weird.

I'm not being sarcastic when I express concern, interest or sheer shock at what I experience or what I see, just the fact that it's weird for me not being South African to do.

I asked a question to the owner of the awning company...he thought I was weird 'How long do these winds last for?'

I asked a question to the owner of the door company...he thought I was weird 'do they set fire to the veld on purpose or is it just because the veld is so dry?

I asked a question to the agent?...she thought I was weird 'When does spring start or do we just go into summer?

i arrived here in the height of the summer there will be another 4 months of what you think are weird questions...which to me are just all new and exciting experiences.