Category Archives: Apartment living

Next Guests!

Friday Today was the day… One set of guests left and the next ones arrived. It was a busy day, stripping the beds, washing the linen, cleaning, sanitising and double checking. A check list is a must. With the couple … Continue reading

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One Year Down the Line

Thursday Today was the day… That was a year after my orthognathic surgery. In this 2 minute animated video, I had the mandibular advancement – which is the third example. So much has happened over this last year. I came … Continue reading

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First Guests Are In!

Wednesday I guess it is a Red Letter Day. We have had visitors in the guesthouse before but never paying ones! This is a first and while we did our best to get it as ready as we would for … Continue reading

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Bookings

Tuesday Today was the day… We got our second booking, but it turns out they are coming tomorrow! Second booking – first arrival.  I’m still finding my way round the Airbnb site and discovered that there were a few settings … Continue reading

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We Bought Shells

Sunday Today was the day… We bought some beautiful sea shells. A lady just down the road was advertising them on Facebook, so we put in an offer, walked down and bought them. They are really lovely. They look great … Continue reading

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Out & About With Mike

Saturday Today was the day… I went out and about with Mike.  Today, we wanted to go and look for new cushions because the ones I had on our bed have migrated down to the guesthouse, where they look pretty … Continue reading

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We Are Live!

Friday Today was the day… I pulled the trigger on publishing the Air Bnb profile. We prayed and took the plunge. There are so many holiday rentals in Fish Hoek, so there’s lots of competition and those who have been … Continue reading

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Swimming in the Mist

Thursday Today was the day… I swam in the midst of mist! It was pea soup down at Fish Hoek beach. Check out some of these photos. The city of Cape Town truck came to pick up seaweed. I love … Continue reading

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Post Jab Symptoms

Wednesday Today was the day… That we took it easy. We were expecting to feel a bit under the weather. I had a mild headache (as if I had been deprived of coffee) and was not quite as energetic as … Continue reading

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Covid Vaccine Done!

Tuesday Today was the day… I joined Mike and Julian and we all got vaccinated against Covid. It was the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. We are now part of a trial to monitor its effectiveness. We have to go back … Continue reading

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27°C in Cape Town

Monday Today was the day… It was as warm as summer! Throughout last night a strong north wind was blowing warm air across the city. So strong was the wind it blew over one of the cast iron chairs on … Continue reading

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Sunrise to Sunset

Sunday  Today was the day… …that a warm berg wind blew. It was like summer. The sunrise was spectacular… As was the sunset… In between, we went to the beach and had a relaxing swim. There was a guy dressed … Continue reading

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A Lovely Evening…

Saturday Today was the day… …that was stunning June weather. It’s supposed to be winter but today was reminiscent of spring. The sun shone, the sky was blue  and the wind a gentle breeze. Mike and I went to the … Continue reading

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The Icing on the Cake

Friday Today was the day… There was a bit of south-easter, but Mike and I, after initially thinking we wouldn’t go, got ourselves up and headed to the beach. When the wind is blowing and there is a bit of … Continue reading

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Working, Walking and Meeting the Neighbour

Thursday Yay for Thursday! Today was the day… We didn’t go to the beach – the wind was blowing more than usual and we enjoyed the rest. I did do some work, but not as much as usual – 5.5 … Continue reading

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