Category Archives: Day to Day Blogs

Good Morning Monday

Monday Today was the day… We went to the beach as the sun pushed its way through the clouds…I stood at the top of the stairs, took this photo and said, “Good Morning Monday!” After it took me longer than … Continue reading

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Green Was a Clue

Sunday Today was the day… Mike and I went to Barracudas for lunch again. They have a 3-course Sunday special. We thought it would be the same as last week, soup, roast and malva pudding, so imagine our surprise when … Continue reading

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Kalk Bay Boats

Saturday Today was the day… We went to the beach as well as Kalk Bay. The sea today was far more hospitable than yesterday. I swam for 40 minutes and then, not being able to feel my feet, decided it … Continue reading

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Chairs for Two

Friday Today was the day… We each got chairs! Last night I decided to buy the rocking chair and unbeknown to me, Mike decided to buy the lazy-boy he had also seen and tried out at the second hand shop. … Continue reading

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My Island

Thursday Today was the day… There were black clouds and they loomed menacingly in the distance. We snuggled down a little deeper and didn’t go for our early morning exercise. Actually, I had woken early and did some¬† work from … Continue reading

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Getting Perspective

Wednesday Today was the day… That came with a lot of rain. We watched the waves and the wind cause a kind of whirlpool with the wind blowing one direction and the waves coming from another. We didn’t go swimming, … Continue reading

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Front Row Seat To The Weather

Tuesday Today was the day… It rained, so we did not swim. One of the things I didn’t expect when we moved here was how much we would be able to watch the weather move in. This morning when we … Continue reading

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Family Art Challenge

Monday Today was the day… We had a family art challenge in the evening, so let’s begin there! Julian raised the issue of how he hadn’t drawn anything in decades and he didn’t know if he would be able to.¬† … Continue reading

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Long-Tail Birds are Back

Sunday Today was the day… The long-tail birds came back to the feeder. They have been gone a while. My thoughts were they were preferring the sweet nectar of blooming proteas which have been verdant in the neighbourhood. Maybe those … Continue reading

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Winter Doesn’t Get Better Than This ⛵

Saturday Today was the day…. …that was another super winter’s day. There were clouds, but they were accompanied by a vast expanse of blue sky. My morning beach photo bears testimony to enviable weather… When we arrived on the cat … Continue reading

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Snow on the Mountains

Wednesday Today was the day… The clouds lifted and in the distance, across the bay, on the mountains, there was snow. Johan from our whatsapp group also posted this one… By this afternoon it was beginning to melt. Tomorrow a … Continue reading

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Hot Water Cylinder Got Changed

Tuesday Today was the day… The guesthouse hot water cylinder got changed. The plumber stayed the entire day until he finally got the job done. The old cylinder went home with him. It doesn’t look it but it was a … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Swim But We Got Drenched

Monday Today was the day… …we didn’t swim, but we got drenched. A cold front swept over Cape Town bringing with it heavy rain. I went to sit down at my desk at 7:30am this morning, after we decided we … Continue reading

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Beautiful Day Drew the Crowds

Sunday Today was the day… We woke up late and went to the beach at about 9am. The water was 14C. Underwater visibility was better than it has been recently. The tide was low. It was altogether a beautiful day. … Continue reading

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Work & Play

Saturday Today was the day… I woke up at 5:30am thinking about some work I hadn’t done. I knew it would take some time so I got up and got to it. After 2 hours, I’d had enough. By then … Continue reading

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