Tag Archives: Echo Cottage

Wetlands Walk

Tuesday Today was the day… Mike and I got a bit carried away with our morning walk. As we left quite early, I suggested we take a walk around the Silvermine Wetlands. We ended up walking much further than we … Continue reading

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What A Busy Monday

Monday Today was busy. I got to work at just before 8am and worked through to just before 11am. Haircut and gym and then home to get some more work done. Riana came at 2pm for tea. At 4pm Werner … Continue reading

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A Land Mark Day

Yesterday, I took a walk up the mountain recording it with my cell phone. It’s not a very good recording and if I had a chance to do it again, I would but today the builder started clearing the land, … Continue reading

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Away for the Night

Unexpectedly, tonight we spend in another bed.  We made plans to have dinner with friends (Sue and Chris). They had a movie they thought we would enjoy and asked us over their home to watch it. We did that previously, … Continue reading

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365 Crime Free Days

Today is a celebration of one full year of crime free days! It was a year yesterday that the thugs had their final onslaught against our home – they came in the dead of night. First they tried to break … Continue reading

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Rest Day Number 4

Today was rest day number 4. Tomorrow I go back to gym. It was very strange as we sort of lost track of what day it was. It felt like Saturday.  I had a complete slack attack, only getting up … Continue reading

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Measuring Out Our Grand Design!

Today was another step towards building a house on the mountainside.  It was April 8th 2016 when I first started adding information about this mammoth project on my blog. In the last 2 years and almost 4 months we have … Continue reading

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Buying the Echo Road Cottage Part 2

If you read this today for the first time, to get the picture you need to go and read what I wrote yesterday. So the next day dawned. I looked it up. It was 15th December 2014. Stacey and Adrian were … Continue reading

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Buying the Echo Road Cottage

For the generations that come, I write the story of how we got our cottage on Echo Rd. For a very long time, Julian had wanted a little property in Cape Town. In 2014, he began to escalate the plan … Continue reading

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Relaxing Sunday

Today has been a nice relaxed day. Mike wanted to check something out at Echo,  so at lunchtime we went around there and did some measuring. We did come up with a new idea to start, so it was worthwhile. … Continue reading

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