One usually enters the tunnel on about 1 November, emerging on the other side on the evening before the public holiday on 16 December, when most of us switch off our phones and get out of dodge. A lot has to happen before then, though. A lot lot lot lot lot. I find it helps to carry around a mental snapshot of what comes after the big push. I’m planning to be staying in a little shack near here, at Seal Point in Cape St Francis. Deborah da Silva took the picture.