Tag Archives: Cape Town winter

Another Massive Cape Storm

Monday Today was the day… Another massive storm rolled over Cape Town, bringing an absolute downpour of rain and I’m sure it caused widespread flooding. I opened the back door and there was Chino, Sue’s dog, dripping wet, freezing cold … Continue reading

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Going Back to Say Thank-You

Sunday Today was the day… Mike and I returned to Scarborough Beach. We were there in July last year, when Mike felt compelled to pray. He got this inkling that the challenges in getting our plans passed would now melt … Continue reading

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Stormy Stormy Monday

Monday Today was the day… That it rained and blew almost all day.  The storm last night resulted in very strong winds, which to be honest, I thought would have ended by this morning, but they continued for most of … Continue reading

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Beautiful Day – Stormy Night

Sunday Today was the day… That was beautiful and calm to start but this evening there is already quite a wind that has blown up and a storm is expected to sweep over the Cape dumping quite a bit more … Continue reading

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Ceilings In & Solar Panels Bought

Friday Today was the day… We have ceilings on our level at the new build. I think they put them in yesterday but it was so wet then, I only got to see them today. It’s looking like it’s growing … Continue reading

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Pouring Rain and Pouring Work

Thursday Today was the day… It poured with rain, just about the whole day. And it’s not over. This is tonight and tomorrow. So I stayed indoors for most of the day. To my delight it also began to pour … Continue reading

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Friday Frame of Mind

Friday Today was the day… I woke up in a far more positive frame of mind. Last night I was googling things like, “when can I brush my teeth after jaw surgery” and came across a blog written 7 years … Continue reading

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Reflections of 25 Years Ago

Thursday Today was the day… We had day two of the medium altitude cyclonic conditions. It rained and rained and rained. The deluge of rain we have had me reflecting on something that happened in about 25 years ago. In … Continue reading

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Mid-Altitude Cyclone

Wednesday Today was the day that… A massive storm hit Cape Town. It was initially described as a mid-altitude cyclone that was expected to form close to Cape Town. It led our builder to baton down the hatches, board up … Continue reading

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Cape Town Dam Levels 65%

Tuesday Just for history, today Boris Johnson was voted in as the new British PM. British politics are about to get a whole lot more entertaining. I think as far as eccentricities go, he probably is the most similar to … Continue reading

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Stormy Cape Town

Monday It’s been a cold, blustery winters day in Cape Town, where the famous north-westerly wind has been blowing in. Gone is the perfection of yesterday’s sunshine – the bright blue skies have given way to angry black clouds. Rain … Continue reading

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Batten Down the Hatches

It’s a night to stay indoors and batten down the hatches. It looks like a storm is brewing – it’s going to sweep in over the Cape, dump a decent amount of rain and blow on out. A little earlier, … Continue reading

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Duvet Day

Saturday Today it was easy to spend most of the day under the duvet. It poured down in the night. The wind blew and the rain swept over the Peninsula. There was not too much storm damage in our area … Continue reading

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Wintry Day in Cape Town

Friday We haven’t had any serious winter storms recently, but today the north wind picked up and blew strongly across the Cape. Rain came sweeping in and it’s got cold and wet. It really was an afternoon & evening to … Continue reading

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Work and Winter

That’s what’s happening. The rain is coming. The wind is blowing and it is cloudy and ominous outside. Last night I caught up with some lost sleep which was grand! Today I had planned to do some work because we … Continue reading

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