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A Walk to Japan

This Saturday coming, so the 26 November, we are doing a walk to raise some financial support for our air tickets and the rest of the things needed to actually make this move.   What we've asked is that people would sponsor us R10 per km.  We'll be walking 30km/ 18.64114miles(so says my handy converter on my phone.)

Please pray for good weather and happy little people.  Emiel is going to push them in our spiffy twin pram.  I might try push but I am not nearly as fit as my dashingly fit, cycles, runs, surfs daily husband.  I walk.  Please also pray for the darling people who will be walking with us and obviously that people will join their hearts and support us.

Then another fundraiser will be a surfathon my husband feels brave enough to undertake.  What he'll do is surf for 9 hrs.  It will be a case of 3hrs in 15mins out.  Will let you know when that is.

And another fundraiser that I have been dying to do will be a ladies tea (not as naff as it sounds).  I  am going to give my testimony (its quite interesting) or a talk on eating the way we do on a teensy budget.  Included will be a plate of the sweetest cakes and things all gluten, dairy and sucrose free of course.  And I am going to serve them off vintage tea sets.  I know you want to come.  And there will be a raffle!  Okay, I am excited!  I love the idea of sharing what I've learnt in way that people will feel loved.

Ok, what else...Oh, please pray that the certificate of eligibility goes through quickly and that Alexander's unabridged birth certificate also  happens super speedily.

And I'm not sure when I'll be loading photo's again- our darn laptop is not behaving.

Our needs:
1.  Passports-we need 4 new passports (Emiel and I need to renew, but the process and cost is the same)
2.  A Specific Visa that is hinging on our passports and another document also hinging on our passports
3.  Our airtickets
4.  Money for all the other needs we may incur in the actual process and for entry, etc.
5.  We need new clothes.   
6.  I need new glasses and contact lenses.
7.  We want to be able to make our home for the last two years sparkle a bit.  This could require finance or helpful hands.
8.  We need two strollers, sturdy yet, compact. OR a twin stroller, sturdy yet, compact.
9.  Luggage for all of us.
11.Alexander's Unabridged Birth Certificate
13. Pay off our debt- we are paying off some medical bills.
This is all kind of URGENT!
12. A new laptop would be great though not urgent

Much love to you all!


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