Of Coffee, Catch up and Bond Notes

 

If you were having coffee with me I wold say it hey it has been awhile….

I like the vagueness of words referring to time …. Awhile, that could be a few seconds a, a few minutes, days, months or years even.

So it has been awhile have you missed me? I have most certainly missed you muchly… I missed my internet connection actually come to think of it, it’s not the internet that I missed

While I have been missing in action as it were, what have you been up to? Read any good books met any interesting people?

I just finished reading a book series called The Malazan Book of the fallen, which I must admit is the most epic not to mention longest most ambitious book project I ever read. I started reading it a year ago and have finally finished 3 million 325 thousand pages and ten books later. Its not the easiest book to read but it’s absolutely worth it, expect a review of it coming up soon.

If you were having coffee with me we would be trying out a recipe I got from a friend, mused by a stranger as it were…. Boil ginger then add coffee and honey,…. it has a secret this recipe, my friend said would only tell me after I include her in a story…..but she happened to pass the pyscho exam so am kind of just the tiny bit suspicious, if it’s not poisonous, she says it’s not but that’s what I would say too even if it was because… hello psycho…..

If you were having coffee with me I would ask you if you remember the time when I told you about how we were having these cash shortages in our country, well guess what the Reserve Bank has resolved it by introducing The New Bond Notes which should trade in value 1:1 with the United States dollar. It seems suspiciously like just printing your own paper and calling it money but we have survived the first week of the surrogate currency being drip fed into the economy and the government says banks are even running out of the new notes showing that they are being warmly received but the government also says lots of other things….. Once upon a  time I had a bank balance of a something close to a quintillion dollars (it’s a real number google it) I wasn’t really as rich as that sounds because it translated to $5 united states dollars and eventually vanished, along with most of other people’s savings …. So with a track record like that its kinda hard to have confidence in a government that feels like its performing a socio-economic experiment with us, I guess we wait and see what happens next….. wish us luck, so far it seems to be working. If you have used these notes how has your experience been?

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If you were having coffee with me I would tell you Code is Poetry, you know like programming code, well I don’t know much about code but I do know poetry and I am learning web page developing so watch this space……..

If you were having coffee with me I would hand you a slice of cake, it was my mum’s birthday today we had cake and laughter, she says she turned one because well there was only one candle on her cake… Happy birthday mum

Thank you for the visit its been great catching up….

~B

PS Oooh and they switched on the Christmas lights in Africa Unity Square Harare that’s how I know its Christmas season…….

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30 thoughts on “Of Coffee, Catch up and Bond Notes

  1. It’s crazy, just recently, I kept wondering where B was and why he was MIA. Doubtless, I had a big grin across my face when I saw this post. Good to have you back! Lots of birthday wishes to your mum! xx

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  2. Holla! Nice catching up, belated Birthday wishes to your Mummy 🎂 🎈 🍻 🎉
    Don’t leave the next coffee catch up too long. Toodles for now

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  3. I had wondered where you were. I heard “All I want for Christmas is you” the other day while I was wandering around a mall in Middle America. I thought of the blog post you wrote about that song and smiled. As far as the bond notes go, I wondered if the par rate was 007 with a license for something Jamesian. Or not. I’ve never watched that stuff. But I’ve heard of it. Best wishes to you and your coffee. And happy birthday to your young mother!

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    • wow you remembered … and thats a story from last year but it had some creepy feels *goosebumps*
      hahahahahaha I happen to like Bond James Bond not the Bond dollar someone even suggested it be termed the USB as opposed to the USD people got jokes …. coping mechanisms I guess…

      thanks for dropping by means quite the much
      awesome stuff
      season’s greetings
      ~B

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  4. I had wonderly wondered about with microscopic intent to unravel your whereabouts. Its great to have you back.
    And yes happy birthday to your young mum☺🎉🎂

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  5. Hey! Remember me?
    You were at my blog recently and thanks so much for your interaction.
    Also, I had no idea you were from Zimbabwe. Good luck with the bond notes. I can’t believe they actually went on and printed those.

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    • hey Alayinah of course memory like an elephant…. crazy thing the internet innit ….. I still can’t believe they actually did and I have a note in my pocket you are welcome and thanks for dropping by

      ~B

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  6. Hi B. Its great to have you back, I had missed having coffee with you. Don’t ever disappear like that, else I’ll experience the withdrawal symptoms again cause I don’t drink cyber coffee without you.

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    • Thanks for the visit and the wishes …. so what sort of beverages do you like in the future might share a digital one more to your taste 🙂
      glad to be back
      ~B

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