Category Archives: Day to Day Blogs

Back in the Water…

Saturday Today was the day… After two days off,  Mike and I went back to our normal exercise routine. He ran, I swam. The water was quite chilly, under water visibility was terrible but the shark net was out so … Continue reading

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Six Months in the New House

Friday This was the day… We celebrated 6 months in the new house. I woke up at 3:30am. Mike was fast asleep. I got up and in the darkness walked into the lounge and admired the light. “I can’t believe … Continue reading

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Feeling Under the Weather

Thursday Today was the day… I felt under the weather. I have picked up an infection probably in the some dirty sea water. The other day when I was swimming towards the lighthouse at Fish Hoek beach, I noticed it … Continue reading

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Long Day, But Happy News

Wednesday Today was the day… That was quite busy. I have worked for 8 hours and have had success for which I am so grateful. I’ve just finished some additional work now so it’s been a long day. Mike and … Continue reading

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Seals and Seagulls

Tuesday Today was the day… Mike and I went to the beach. The water is getting a little colder so we are going a little later. I’ve been wanting to make a note of a couple of the things I’ve … Continue reading

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Blocked Drain

Monday Today was the day… We needed to get a blocked drain sorted. Mike really, really does not like plumbing. That’s why we have Brian the plumber. Yesterday when we saw we had a blocked drain, he almost contacted Brian … Continue reading

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Active Sunday

Sunday Today was the day… …of another exceptional sunrise. They are magnificent during autumn… Mike and I went down to the beach. The swim was wonderful and Mike had a good run. On our return, the Beretta’s came for coffee, … Continue reading

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Who Needs Gym!?

Saturday Today was the day… Mike and I finished moving the cubic meter of sand from the road to the patio. With this kind of manual labour, who needs gym!? On the patio… On the street… It was an amazing … Continue reading

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Carrying Buckets of Sand

Thursday Today was the day… A cubic metre of sand was delivered and is currently on the verge. Mike started carting bucket loads of it onto the side patio. He did 15 trips. After dinner, as I hadn’t done 10000 … Continue reading

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Sleepless in Cape Town!

Wednesday Today was the day… …after I had a terrible night’s sleep. I woke up at 1:30am and went back to sleep after I heard the clock strike 4am. I don’t know why I couldn’t sleep. Of course, when I … Continue reading

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Back to Work After Easter

Tuesday Today was the day… I went back to work. The great thing about this Easter weekend was that I didn’t do any work, apart from exchange a few Whatsapp messages. It was a complete break, but it did mean … Continue reading

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Very Quiet Easter Monday

Monday Today was the day… We did very little. I went down to the cottage where the family had woken up and after some coaxing Elsie came upstairs to the big house with me. She watched me do all sorts … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday 2021

Sunday Today was the day… We celebrated Easter Sunday. I go to bed with my heart full. It’s been a lovely day. I woke quite early…it was overcast and somewhat misty… I enjoyed coffee and Bible reading at the window. … Continue reading

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Mike the Stonemason

Saturday Today was the day… Mike, Julian and I moved some rocks and Mike worked on the wall. Our rock moving was done in the broad sunlight, which wasn’t ideal so only lasted just under an hour. However, we did … Continue reading

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Good Friday 2021

Friday Today was the day… …that we remember the day that Jesus died on the cross for us. In our Covid world, with South Africa between waves, retail rushed to stay open and while churches across the land held services, … Continue reading

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