Category Archives: Echo Photos

Working from Home

Monday Today was the day… I worked from our new home for the first time. I had done some work from here before, but today, I had my weekly team meeting from here. I’ve reset my office nook up in … Continue reading

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Windy Windy Weather

Saturday Today was the day… It blew gales in Fish Hoek. It’s so interesting because the different weather brings out different variations of water activities. For days like this, when the wind is strong, both kite and wind surfers make … Continue reading

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Sunrise Rays

Wednesday Today was the day… I woke up after a fabulous night’s sleep.  So many nights I wake up in the small hours of the morning and lie awake for an hour or two, but last night I slept through. … Continue reading

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White Horses

Thursday Today was the day… The south-easterly wind picked up and blew gales across Cape Town. The white horses of the breaking waves are more visible, but I have seen them a lot worse. They look very tame in the … Continue reading

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We Tried Out The Bath

Wednesday Today was the day… I had quite a lot of work to do in the morning, which I started doing from my office nook. I thought I would finish there as well, (it included my weekly Middle East video … Continue reading

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Scullery Sink

Monday Today was the day… Mike started the countertop for the scullery sink. He made a template… Then he and Courage set about cutting out the hole for the sink… And it fits… Varnish time. It needs 3 coats of … Continue reading

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Visitors!

Sunday Today was the day… We had a bunch of visitors come over to see the house. Riana had arranged to pop by this morning and when she was here, she took a couple of photos and posted them on … Continue reading

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We Moved In!!!

Friday 16th October 2020 Today was the day… We moved into the house we built on a mountainside!! It is a red letter day for sure! The house is not quite finished…there are bits and pieces that have to be … Continue reading

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Pre-Move Day

Thursday Today was the day… We moved furniture across to Echo. I didn’t see that coming. Werner, the builder made three trips… It was strange to see the furniture in the building… And even stranger to see our house so … Continue reading

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Finishing the Finishes

Wednesday Today was the day… We started seeing a number of finishes being finished. Outside, broken steps were repaired… Most of the toilets are in and working… Basins are in with working taps… My bathroom is looking good… I helped … Continue reading

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New Laptop

Monday Today was the day… My laptop went into cardiac arrest. My beloved husband saw this coming and while out buying building things, he went to the computer shop and bought me a new laptop. He is now performing CPR … Continue reading

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Countdown!

Saturday Today was the day… I realised that last night may have been my last Friday night in our current house. Tonight our last Saturday.   The countdown has begun. I had been thinking that we may or may not move … Continue reading

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The Granite Arrived!

Thursday Today was the day… The granite arrived. We are jubilant! The risk paid off! We bought it 11 months ago (I wrote about it on 9th November 2019!)  The granite along with the counters for the bathroom vanities arrived … Continue reading

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No Granite Yet + Buying a Bed

Wednesday Today was the day… The granite did not arrive. We actually got a message this time last evening to say it was not yet finished and it will arrive on Thursday. This afternoon I messaged the consultant and he … Continue reading

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Time To Pack

Monday Today was the day… I started packing. It’s not that I haven’t done some clearing and packing in the recent past. But I’m now packing intentionally. I have a plan to take what we usually use on a daily … Continue reading

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