Category Archives: Day to Day Blogs

Two Years Ago, One Year Ago & Today

Tuesday Today was the day… Google reminded me of what was happening on this day last year and the year before. On this day in 2019, our plot looked like this…piling for the foundations was underway. A year ago, this … Continue reading

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All Day Dolphins

Monday Today was the day… A small pod of dolphins spent the entire day frolicking and feeding just off Fish Hoek.  The leaping and diving that took place was such fun to watch. We see dolphins from time to time … Continue reading

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Mike Announced He Had a Gift For Me.

Sunday Today was the day… We had friends over for dinner. This is what we have been doing if the weather on Saturday is wet and rainy. The 83 steps can be challenging in the best of conditions but in … Continue reading

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Milo’s Design Flaw

Saturday Today was the day… We slept in. It was wonderful. We finally got up around 10am and went across to the Blue Route to do some shopping. I got Elsie her birthday present which is her request: a red … Continue reading

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Rain is Coming

Friday Today was the day… I swam knowing that tomorrow I most likely won’t. Rain is coming. This is tomorrow’s forecast. At least the wind is not too strong. I swam out to Skellies and because the tide was not … Continue reading

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My Robot Has Been Named

Thursday Today was the day.. I named my robot.  It’s a Milex Robot vacuum cleaner and I have named mine Milo. She has a calm lady’s voice and says things like, “I am here to serve you” and “begin to … Continue reading

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Back From The Middle of Nowhere

Wednesday Today was the day.. I got home from Kapteinskloof which is in the middle of nowhere. It’s an amazing place. The house was built in 1831 and has a fantastic thatched guest house. This is the kitchen… This is … Continue reading

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I Missed my Work Meeting!

Monday Today was the day.. I swam in the ocean and missed my work meeting! I thought I was on time as every Monday I have a work meeting at 10:30am. Last week was a  holiday in the UK so … Continue reading

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I Bought A Robot!

Sunday Today was the day… I bought a robot! Stacey has been telling me about her robot and how wonderful it is, so today, Mother’s Day 2021, while I was on a video call with her, I bought my own! … Continue reading

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New Favourite Recipe – Frikkadels

Saturday Today was the day… I made frikkadels again! This is my new favourite recipe. It’s really good served with Sheba sauce.  I don’t often post a recipe (haven’t done that for years), but I’ve posted one today – it’s … Continue reading

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Something Strange Happened Last Night

Friday Today was the day… We found out why something strange happened last night. Mike and I had turned in for the night. It was quite late – around 11pm when suddenly the lights went off. Then they came back … Continue reading

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Strong Winds and Seaweed

Thursday Today was the day… …after a big stormy windy night in Cape Town. It was a storm swept in by a black southeaster which howled all last night driving in 22mm of rain and has blown all today. There … Continue reading

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Storm Warning

Wednesday Today was the day… …that began calm and still but has picked up now. It’s expected to be a stormy night with a strong black south-easter blowing bringing with it the threat of heavy rain. I think it’s mainly … Continue reading

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Poor Rat!

Tuesday Today was the day… Mike and I did not go to the beach for our exercise. We watched the sun rise… And I got working quite early. The day was again very still with not much wind. It was … Continue reading

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Fire and Red Tide

Monday Today was the day… …that was another summer’s day in autumn. The sunrise was spectacular, with False Bay looking like a lake it was so still. Breathless and breathtaking. But with the rising sun came a convoy of fire … Continue reading

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