Tag Archives: Elsie

Warm Winter Days

Tuesday Today was the day… It was another warm winter’s day. It was windless as well, so we headed for the beach and had a lovely swim. The water was about 14C, so slightly cooler than last time. The air … Continue reading

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Elsie Turns 4

Saturday Today was the day… Elsie turned 4. Let her be the star of this shining day. We drove through to Swellendam and were met by an excited happy little girl. As she swung on her swing, I asked her … Continue reading

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Family Day.

Saturday Today was the day… We had the whole family here! It was great. Mike & I started the day going to the beach for a swim. I chose to wear my spring suit for the first time this year. … Continue reading

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Hedge Plants

Saturday Today was the day… We drove miles and miles to buy hedge plants. This is not an unusual thing for Mike to do. He had in mind conifers but in the end we bought hedge plants. Mike did his … Continue reading

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Mike’s 71st Birthday

Monday Today was the day… Mike turned 71. Every birthday is a blessing. Today was no different and it was beyond wonderful to have Adrian and Stacey and Elsie with us. We started with coffee before 7 &  gave Mike … Continue reading

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I Have Company!

Sunday Today was the day… I had company. What wonderful company it is! She helped peg the washing. And even if there is a hurricane, these towels are going nowhere! Elsie is very good at pegging up the washing! She … Continue reading

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Things That Warm My Heart

Wednesday Today was the day… That was very busy. I had a number of video meetings which wiped out hours of the day. The wind was howling so there was no visit to the beach. As a result, I started … Continue reading

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Christmas Day 2021!

Saturday – Christmas Day! Today was the day… We had a lovely family Christmas. David bought Mike a chess set and then he promptly set up a game with two teams who played in rotation. It was very competitive and … Continue reading

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Patio Done For Now

Wednesday Today was the day… Courage finished the patio. It is as done as it’s going to be until next year. At least there is not sand blowing everywhere. From the front door this morning… Courage working on the grass… … Continue reading

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Entrance Under Construction

Friday Today was the day… Courage started building the wall immediately to the left of our front door. This is coming up the steps… This is from the top step looking in what will be a big door… Mike on … Continue reading

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Elsie with the Dog

Saturday Today was the day… We returned from our overnight birthday celebration in Swellendam. Elsie is now 3 and has grown so much since I last took a photo of her with this dog statue. The first set were taken … Continue reading

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Elsie Turns 3!

Friday Today was the day… We drove through to Swellendam because Elsie turns 3 today! We stopped off at Grabouw, so Mike could renew his passport… Another milestone on the road…my car has done 100 000km… Arriving in Swellendam it … Continue reading

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Fire and Red Tide

Monday Today was the day… …that was another summer’s day in autumn. The sunrise was spectacular, with False Bay looking like a lake it was so still. Breathless and breathtaking. But with the rising sun came a convoy of fire … Continue reading

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Night Visit to Echo

Monday Today was the day.. I worked 7 hours. After dinner I said to Mike I had to go and do my blog and I’ve got nothing to say except I worked 7 hours. He said, ‘let’s go to Echo!’ … Continue reading

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Flying Visit To Swellendam

Friday Today Julian and I did a flying visit to Swellendam. This was for two reasons. Firstly, it was wonderful to see the family. Adrian and Stacey are both looking well and little Elsie is too. She is delightful. My … Continue reading

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