Category Archives: Living on Fish Hoek mountainside

Great Deal of Satisfaction

Monday Today was the day… We started our company conference. It’s three mornings this week, so swimming won’t be happening. After the conference, the cottage guests had left and so I got stuck into cleaning the cottage. It takes 2-3 … Continue reading

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Spring Regatta

Friday – Heritage Day Today was the day… I took most of the day off. What a treat and it’s a long weekend!  The day dawned with a majestic Heritage Day sunrise… You can see there was very little wind … Continue reading

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Summer!

Saturday Today was the day… Summer gave us a peek preview! There was a little wind when we woke up but it didn’t stop us going down to the beach. I went in my regular swimming costume, leaving my springsuit … Continue reading

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Look for the Seagulls

Thursday Today was the day… I learned that where whales swim, seagulls flock. If you look out to sea and spot a lot of seagulls, there most likely will be a whale somewhere around. Look for the seagulls. It occurred … Continue reading

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Summer is Coming

Thursday Today was the day… That we saw some serious signs of summer. It was beautiful and sunny and warm. In fact even now, we are sitting on the balcony and it’s warmer outside than in. Summer is coming. This … Continue reading

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I Take It All Back…

Monday Today was the day… The whales came out to play. I take back all my comments about them being elusive and their presence fleeting. This morning the message went out, ‘whales in the bay’ and then they clarified ‘off … Continue reading

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From the Rocking Chair

Sunday Today was the day… I spent quite a lot of time in the rocking chair! My rocking chair is my go-to place. If I want to rest, if I want to read, if I feel I want refuge, the … Continue reading

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I Hung Out With Both My Kids

Saturday Today was the day… We went to the beach latish, as it was at first quite overcast and with no sign of the sun, I hesitated. Then suddenly, the sun came out from behind a big cloud and the … Continue reading

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My Green Card

Thursday Today was the day… We got to swim this afternoon. It started off as a brilliant windless morning – perfect Spring Day but I had an early physio appointment so we put off the beach until this afternoon. By … Continue reading

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The Distant Snow

Sunday Today was the day… We saw the best snow we’ve ever seen on the distant mountains. It spread across the entire range from Hottentot Holland to Ceres. Of course a phone camera can’t do it justice, but you can … Continue reading

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We’ve Got To Sit This Out And Survive It

Wednesday Today was the day… Mike and I did not go to the beach, but I did walk down to pick up a few groceries. While on that walk, I saw this beautiful scene… As I saw the golden sunshine, … Continue reading

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We Won’t Regret It

Tuesday Today was the day… There was a shower in the morning and we decided to stay home and forgo our swim, but closer to 8am, the clouds parted and the beach looked good. Mike and I debated about going … Continue reading

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This Happened Today!

Sunday Today was the day… I swam in my swimming costume, as apposed to my spring suit. Back in this… I was looking for the last time I was in it and it was in April, almost exactly 4 months … Continue reading

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Fish Hoek Water Woes

Saturday Today was the day… We woke up with low water pressure…again!  It has been happening frequently recently. The drainage system in our area seems to be old and after rain, burst water pipes abound. The Whatsapp group said there … Continue reading

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The Week That’s Blitzed By

Friday Today was the day… That we swam again!  The water was cold – under 14C but the swell was not too bad and I had a good 30 minutes in the water. We got home and got on with … Continue reading

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