Tag Archives: False Bay

Preparing Myself

Friday Today was the day… That was a day to throw open all the doors, which we did! We washed all the towels and linen and it all dried quickly. There was hardly any wind  and it was still enough … Continue reading

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When Wednesday Feels Like The Weekend

Wednesday Today was the day… That felt like the weekend.  We went to the beach at leisure. I swam (almost) 2km. The net was going out as I swam, so I had a visit our to the barrel. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Drizzly December Day

Monday Today was the day… That I was officially on holiday. Our company closes between Christmas and New Year, so it’s 5 days off. Mike and I went down to the beach and joined the locals and a bunch of … Continue reading

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One Month Til Christmas

Thursday Today was the day… That’s one month til Christmas. I know that some people don’t want to know this, but Christmas passes in such a flash that the earlier it can begin to be celebrated the better.  My work … Continue reading

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Red Tide

Monday Today was the day…. That made me think summer had arrived, full on. It was sunny and warm and by 7:11am, Mike and I were walking to the beach. I only swam for 25 minutes. I’ve got a little … Continue reading

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Argus Cycle Tour in October

Sunday Today was the day… Bicycles whizzed by. The first sign the leading pack were imminent was the presence of the helicopter…can you spot it? There was also a yacht, which was heading towards Fish Hoek and then when the … Continue reading

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New Driver’s Licence Applied For

Monday Today was the day… We didn’t go to the beach because there was early morning rain. As the day progressed, the rain passed, the clouds cleared and the sky was blue. I worked the morning and then at 1:30pm, … Continue reading

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The Russians Have Left

Sunday Today was the day… …that the guests in the cottage checked out. They were the Russian couple from St Petersburg and were our first international couple. They stayed 3 weeks. They left the place in immaculate condition and even … Continue reading

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Fish Hoek Water Woes

Saturday Today was the day… We woke up with low water pressure…again!  It has been happening frequently recently. The drainage system in our area seems to be old and after rain, burst water pipes abound. The Whatsapp group said there … Continue reading

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When The Winter Days Are Glorious

Thursday Today was the day… ….a winter day that was glorious and when the winter days are glorious, the van Niekerks must SWIM! The air temperature walking down was about 12C, so again the water temperature felt slightly warmer. When … Continue reading

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Out & About With Mike

Saturday Today was the day… I went out and about with Mike.  Today, we wanted to go and look for new cushions because the ones I had on our bed have migrated down to the guesthouse, where they look pretty … Continue reading

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Sunrise to Sunset

Sunday  Today was the day… …that a warm berg wind blew. It was like summer. The sunrise was spectacular… As was the sunset… In between, we went to the beach and had a relaxing swim. There was a guy dressed … Continue reading

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A Day to Be & not to Do

Sunday Today was the day… I didn’t go out…at all. It was a day to be and not to do. Although, having said that I did make lunch and did an hour of online work. But for the rest, I … Continue reading

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Swimming Further

Monday Today was the day… That was really enjoyable. Every day the sea has a different mood. Mike and I went down to the beach. Mike jogged. I swam while he was jogging. The wind was blowing and the waves … Continue reading

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Seen From the Balcony

Friday Today was the day… …the sea was flat and the wind was gentle. That was how the day began. I swam for about 20 minutes. There was thick cloud cover. It wasn’t long before I noticed a whole lot … Continue reading

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