Tag Archives: False Bay

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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Safe from Invaders

Thursday Today was the day… I felt safe from invaders. I went out this morning to do the responsible thing (which I haven’t done in two years) and had a mammogram. All is fine! I mention it here in the … Continue reading

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Photos from Home

Tuesday Today was the day… Of beautiful weather and an amazing sunset and moon rise. It is difficult for us to get our head around living here. Every day when we wake up, the view is still there. The sea … Continue reading

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They Just Keep on Coming

Thursday Today was the day… The wind dropped and it was a glorious day. It was a day for cleaning windows. We did ours. Courage did the rest… This was my tea break view – Mike working on his tan… … Continue reading

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Lock Down 3 Again

Tuesday Today was the day… We began Lockdown Stage 3 again. Last night the President spoke and reintroduced stricter measures to curb the second wave of Covid which we have been experiencing over the last ten days. Having crossed the … Continue reading

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Wind and Work

Wednesday Today was the day… The wind blew and I worked. I’ve got a lot of work at the moment & it means sitting at my desk for a prolonged period of time. While, it may be a bit of … Continue reading

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The Mince Pie Metal

Tuesday Today was the day… I got a response regarding the piece of metal in the mince pie. My email finally got to the right person and the latest news is a courier will arrive tomorrow morning and collect the … Continue reading

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