Tag Archives: Covid-19

Builder’s Stairs Are Down

Tuesday Today was the day… The builder’s stairs finally got taken down. This was 30th September 2019 that they were being built… 3rd October 2019… They were well used during the build…   Yesterday Courage made great progress in disassembling … Continue reading

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Day at Ease, But Sad News

Sunday Today was the day… We rested, chatted to Stacey, we did a little walking, lunch with David and we slept. It was a good day at ease, although it’s been peppered with bad and sad news. A number of … Continue reading

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Penultimate Day of 2020

Wednesday Today was the day… .. the second last day of 2020. A lot of people are waiting for this year to end with great anticipation that 2021 will be better. Tonight is a full moon, but the horizon is … Continue reading

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One More Appointment Down

Thursday Today was the day… I went through to the orthodontist’s rooms to have casts made for a retainer. I gave myself 45 minutes to get there which was wise because I encountered this: a police car had rolled at … Continue reading

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Rubble Road!

Tuesday Today was the day… It was quiet in the morning, but got busy in the afternoon. Julian went back to Johannesburg. A week from now he’ll be back. 🙂 Mike and Courage went off to Echo to build bathroom … Continue reading

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Tax Time

Thursday Today was the day… I started doing my taxes.  My main bank account is supposed to email me my bank statements and they haven’t been doing so. I get ongoing notifications of my transactions both via SMS and email … Continue reading

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Loo With a View

Wednesday Today was the day… I got to see the loo with a view. This is in the guest bathroom on the top floor of the new house. The bathroom is at the top of the stairs before entering Julian’s … Continue reading

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Under the House

Monday Today was the day… I took a photo of under the house! I think that idea piqued some curiosity yesterday so today when at Echo, I took a photo. Firstly, this space is just after the entrance to the … 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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Old Habits – New Rules

Saturday Today was the day… We met Julian for breakfast at Peak Cafe in Fish Hoek. It’s something we have done dozens of times., but no longer can they put all the tables out as this picture shows. Now they … 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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Take Up Your Positions – Stand Firm

Sunday Today was the day… We spent a bit of time at Echo. This time it was just wandering around, with Mike establishing how high the ceiling will be in the scullery – planning cupboards and standing in awe of … Continue reading

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An Iffy Day

Saturday Today was the day … That started off iffy. There are going to be days like this. I’ve said that before! It’s been 17 days since my operation and I’ve had 3 pretty gnarly days, the first one being … Continue reading

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The Evening Shift

Thursday Today was the day… We did an evening shift at Echo and we have just got home.  Mike spent the day there changing from single phase to three and by 5pm, had just about caught up. He only had … Continue reading

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Echo in a Storm

Saturday Today was the day… A big day-time storm swept across the Cape. Mike and I went down to Echo early to see how it was standing up to the strong winds. We especially wanted to see Julian’s floor. I … Continue reading

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