Tag Archives: Cape Town winter

I Need to Sit on My Rocking Chair

Tuesday Today was the day… It rained! It only really set in late afternoon. We were able to get our exercise in and got home before the weather cooled and the wind blew in increasingly strong gusts. The sea water … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Swim But We Got Drenched

Monday Today was the day… …we didn’t swim, but we got drenched. A cold front swept over Cape Town bringing with it heavy rain. I went to sit down at my desk at 7:30am this morning, after we decided we … Continue reading

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Helga Working at Her Computer

Tuesday Today was the day… It rained and rained and rained. This is winter in Cape Town. We have had such a dry winter thus far and it seems to be ‘catch up’ time. Mike and I did  manage to … Continue reading

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Race to the Top of the Hill

Saturday Today was the day… We slept late and then walked to Fish Hoek for some groceries. We got caught in the rain going down, so we took refuge at Sunny Cove station while the shower passed… We only left … Continue reading

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Warm Windy Father’s Day

Sunday Today was the day… …that is Father’s Day! When we woke up, we could feel it was strangely warm. A winter berg wind was blowing from the north and it was hot. View from my bed… The beach was … Continue reading

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What Winter is This?

Saturday Today was the day… Winter packed up her chill and hibernated, sending sunshine and warmth to replace any semblance of the drizzle that was here a couple of days ago. It was as splendid as any summer’s day could … Continue reading

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27°C in Cape Town

Monday Today was the day… It was as warm as summer! Throughout last night a strong north wind was blowing warm air across the city. So strong was the wind it blew over one of the cast iron chairs on … Continue reading

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A More Balanced Day.

Tuesday Today was the day… That was definitely more balanced. Mike and I woke around 6:30am, had coffee, did our reading and then went to the beach. Just before we left, we arranged the lounge so that everything was off … Continue reading

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Strong Winds and Seaweed

Thursday Today was the day… …after a big stormy windy night in Cape Town. It was a storm swept in by a black southeaster which howled all last night driving in 22mm of rain and has blown all today. There … Continue reading

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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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