Category Archives: Day to Day Blogs

4 Bookings in One Day!

Friday Today was the day… Inclement weather was forecast. It spent the day blowing from the north with increasing intensity. We’ve had a little pre-frontal rain but more is forecast overnight. I have downloaded a new weather app to my … Continue reading

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Cape Directory of 1837

Thursday Today was the day… Julian came home with a most interesting book – it is the Cape Directory of 1837. It has such a lot of historic information. It was like the phone directory of the day (except of … Continue reading

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Trying to Climb on the Barrel

Wednesday Today was the day… That was very busy. Wind guru had given me a heads up that there would be a window of opportunity for a swim early, so Mike and I went to the beach just after 7am.  … Continue reading

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See the Sea

Tuesday Today was the day.. I made a new mental rule for myself…to smile when I see the sea. I don’t think I smile enough. When I went to the kitchen to make coffee and saw the sea, it struck … Continue reading

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Sleeps Six

Monday Today was the day… We got down for a swim before the wind started pumping. I’m not sure we will brave the windy waters tomorrow. This morning it wasn’t too bad – a bit of swell and not too … Continue reading

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Reading a Book Out Loud

Sunday Today was the day… I started reading a book out loud. What happened was last evening, Mike and I went for a walk to the end of the street and on the way back in, we stopped at the … Continue reading

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One Year in the New House

Saturday Today was the day… We celebrate 1 year in the new house. How has that gone to quickly. A year ago, we moved in, even though things were not quite finished…this was the day we moved in This is … Continue reading

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First Cancellation

Friday Today was the day… Our guests cancelled! This is the first cancellation – I think we’ve had about 12 or 13 guests. I had whatsapped her yesterday saying we were looking forward to having them. She wrote back late … Continue reading

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Swimming in the Rain

Thursday Today was the day… The water at Fish Hoek was c-o-l-d! It literally went from Mediterranean to Alpine overnight.  After the hectic high winds of last night, true to the forecast, the wind dropped and this morning dawned still … Continue reading

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Contrasting Weather – Morning and Evening

Wednesday Today was the day… We saw Fish Hoek beach like we’ve never seen it before. The red tide was washed away. There was a north wind pushing in making the sea flat and calm. And, it was warm. I … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Make My Bed

Tuesday Today was the day… I didn’t make my bed! Ha! I usually make my bed so my working environment is organised. Today, I didn’t make my bed. Mike didn’t mind. We didn’t go swimming. We decided to walk to … Continue reading

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Argus Cycle Tour in October

Sunday Today was the day… Bicycles whizzed by. The first sign the leading pack were imminent was the presence of the helicopter…can you spot it? There was also a yacht, which was heading towards Fish Hoek and then when the … Continue reading

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236 Cheviot Rd

Saturday Today was the day… We swam! We thought it would rain, but it just missed us. A gentle north wind was blowing, so the Fish Hoek bay was flat and calm. This meant I had to swim and swim … Continue reading

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Drizzly Day

Friday Today was the day… It threatened rain, which finally came with a single clap of thunder. While we didn’t swim, I did manage a walk down to Fish Hoek, picked up a few things for the Little Lookout from … Continue reading

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Birthday Came Early

Thursday Today was the day… My birthday present came early, but I’m feeling quite bad, because I sort of claimed it! Julian is here and went out buying books. At a charity shop, he found a quite large painting and … Continue reading

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