Category Archives: Living on Fish Hoek mountainside

The Seagull Challenge

Tuesday Today was the day… We got to swim and the water was a lot warmer than two days ago. It was flat too, so swimming was easy. The water was clear. When I started the swim, I immediately headed … Continue reading

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Good Weather and Work Day

Monday Today was the day… We should have swum but didn’t. It was an incredible day for swimming, but we concluded last night that it wouldn’t be possible. This morning, we woke early, mainly because we had heard there would … Continue reading

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Looking for the Road up Constantiaberg

Sunday Today was the day… We went in search of where the road starts that will take you to the top of Constantiaberg to the TV tower. It’s a crazy maze and ideally we should try find someone who has … Continue reading

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New Feet

Saturday Today was the day… I got my new inserts and in doing so, it’s like getting new feet! Lol. Not really, but they are so comfortable and force my feet to walk properly, within the first hour, I could … Continue reading

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Three Hats Day

Friday Today was the day… We woke up quite late. There had been rain overnight, but the morning dawned partly cloudy with the sun shining. There was no wind. I had no appointments so I put on my “retired hat” … Continue reading

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This Will Be A Patio

Thursday Today was the day… That bought with it a cloudy, but  majestic sunrise… David came up for a cappuccino and then breakfast. He was collected at about 9:45am and headed to the airport. He’s flown back to PE, but … Continue reading

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R114 vss R499

Wednesday Today was the day… That dawned overcast with a hint of rain that didn’t materialise. No swim was had, but we did walk to Harbour Bay this evening. One of the reasons we didn’t swim this  morning is because … Continue reading

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Sorting the Sea-View Apartment

Tuesday Today was the day… We didn’t get to swim because I had early meetings. At just after 7:30am, Mike and I went to clean the Sea-View Apartment. Mike said it should take half an hour. I swept and mopped, … Continue reading

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Of Snakes and Boats and Rings

Monday Today was the day… We spotted a spotted harlequin snake. When I say ‘we’, it actually was David. He was coming home when a brightly coloured snake was trying to slither into a little hole. This was David’s photo…it … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Hike up Elsie’s Peak

Sunday Today was the day… We hiked up Elsie’s Peak. What a treat. We walked from our house, taking 20 minutes to the start. We were up in just over an hour (including the 20 minutes) and down as my … Continue reading

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Podiatrist Visit

Saturday Today was the day… I went to the podiatrist. But first, I enjoyed a very still overcast morning with stunning clouds at sunrise. Even though it was so still, no swim today as my appointment was at 9:30am. The … Continue reading

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Garden Cupcakes

Friday! Yay! Today was the day… We got a lovely swim in before the rain came. I didn’t take my cell phone so couldn’t take any photos. The renovation of the cat walk was supposed to finished, but there are … Continue reading

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The Weekend Beckons

Thursday Today was the day.. …that the mist this morning was ‘pea soup’! It was so thick for so long that no swim was possible. Even at around 9am I was remarking on how cold the water would be due … Continue reading

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A Most Unexpected Half Hour

Wednesday Today was the day… I woke around 7:20am after a very restless night. It was after 11pm that I started to drift off to sleep and was just dozing off when I heard a bang.  What was that? Mike … Continue reading

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Other Side of Autumn

Tuesday Today was the day… That dawned with thick mist. So thick was it, we forwent the beach and I got stuck into work. The sun rose and started burning it away… Once the sun had risen the day turned … Continue reading

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