Tarryn donated R400 and a notebook, which I dropped off at an ecstatic Penman last week. I saw him later and he mentioned he’d called her to thank her.
Alison tells me the Blairgowrie community have taken the Knitter into their hearts. They say they have plans, which I won’t disclose just now. A fairly useless piece of feedback, I suppose, but I thought it worth a mention that people are still caring and helping Michelle.
Says thing are much better. He started telling me about some gardening place that had contacted him, but the lights changed and I couldn’t stop to chat. He also got a few mentions from show host Michelle, when I was interviewed about this series on SAfm.
Someone who wishes to remain anonymous donated R800 towards Cabline’s rent arrears and is currently pestering a doctor friend of hers to assist in finding a way to help him with getting an artificial leg.
A number of people stopped the last couple of days and commiserated with the Wire Artists at the loss of their friend Agrippa. They are very congenial guys and all made a point of thanking me for noting the loss in the Saturday Star.
Still attends the Cycle Lab every Saturday and says he enjoys it and everybody treats him well. The lady who runs the restaurant said in passing, “He is good with kids – my granddaughter really enjoys him”.