Tag Archives: Birds on the balcony

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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Tables are Turned

Saturday Today was the day… The tables were turned. Actually, the one table got moved yesterday and today another table arrived. We decided to take Granny’s dining room suite off Julian’s floor and put it into the cottage… I think … Continue reading

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Firebreak Got Cut

Thursday Today was the day… The firebreak behind us got cut.  It was a hot day and it is a huge job walking along the firebreak with a heavy duty noisy petrol weed eater cutting back the long grass, thatch … Continue reading

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Bird Got Stuck

Wednesday Today was the day… The sun shone,  the sky was blue and the swell of the sea rolled gently towards the coast. It was a perfect summer’s day. I put yesterday’s blog out before Mike and I went walking. … Continue reading

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New Year Games

Friday Today was the day… 2021 began! Last night we had some New Year games. To start with, we took this cracker filler and took turns to see who could get it to spin the longest. Gerrie won with a … Continue reading

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Lock Down 3 Again

Tuesday Today was the day… We began Lockdown Stage 3 again. Last night the President spoke and reintroduced stricter measures to curb the second wave of Covid which we have been experiencing over the last ten days. Having crossed the … Continue reading

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New Move-in Plan

Sunday Today was the day… Mike and I figured the house will not be completely ready for us to move in permanently on Friday. We will speak to the builder tomorrow about some of the details and see what he … Continue reading

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Nice to Have a Quiet Day

Sunday It’s nice to have a quiet day and that’s what today has been. We were up in time for the 8am church service, shopped right after and then came home. We put veggies in the oven early so they … Continue reading

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Columns Got Unboxed

Monday Today the boxing came off the columns. They mustn’t dry out too quickly, so they are getting sprayed down from time to time. The other side of the second level… I took a couple of photos from up the … Continue reading

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The Cutest Sound

Babies are adorable, regardless of their breed. Stacey sent me a voice note of Elsie babbling. It was too cute. #952 of my 1000 thanks today is for the baby birds tweeting. No Twitter to be found. This is real … Continue reading

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Success and Failure

Major fail today when Mike’s cell phone got pocketed while he was in the bank. He walked away from the counter and didn’t notice he had left it sitting there. The next person in the queue simply put it in … Continue reading

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Windy Wintry Day

A cold front blew in today. I woke up around 5-30am and there was a ‘berg wind’ blowing… a warm wind off mountain that often precedes a cold front. Soon the clouds came and spots of rain began to appear. … Continue reading

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A Quiet and Gentle Day

I don’t know what got into me yesterday. Why I thought it was a good idea to do the 18 holes of golf with Mike AND then go for a regular gym workout, I don’t know. By last night I … Continue reading

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Three Days Before Christmas

Friday! The days have just merged and some days I’m not sure what day it is. With work very slow now, it doesn’t matter what day it is! This morning I did almost an hour of work before we met … Continue reading

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Thirsty Birds…

It’s been quite interesting how suddenly with the cold wet snap that we have had here in Cape Town, the birds are back with a vengeance. This was five of them fighting over their bottle of juice at 12 noon … Continue reading

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