The kids are on spring break this week so I'm trying to recover from all the driving I had to do while they were doing their exams last week. One day I spent 5 hours in the car getting kids from place to place. Exhausting. The good news is Nora and Sara got their drivers licences so hopefully this will give me a break from all the driving (and my husband will get a few more grey hairs while he worries about coughing up the cash to buy them a car!).
I got my car's air conditioner fixed yesterday - just in time too as the weather has suddenly become hot. I can now drive with my windows rolled up and the music turned up. For some weird reason Libyan men think that when a woman drives with her window open it means she's open for invitations.... sick, sick, sick... they even say things when I've got my kids with me!
More wonderful news is that it seems as though the garbage situation in Tripoli has been solved for the moment and the streets are being cleaned of all the rubbish that piled up in hills and mountains along the sides of the roads (but there are still flies everywhere!).
The past few days we've had low flying helicopters and fighter jets - scaring me half to death as I duck for cover. You'd think I'd be used to such things. From what I see on social networks there has been some fighting in areas outside Tripoli, near Zawara. How much longer until my vacation? I need a break from this!
Spring break week is nearly over... plans for the rest of the week are to go on a picnic, go for a walk, take out my camera, read and rest.