Tag Archives: Fish Hoek Beach

Long-Tail Birds are Back

Sunday Today was the day… The long-tail birds came back to the feeder. They have been gone a while. My thoughts were they were preferring the sweet nectar of blooming proteas which have been verdant in the neighbourhood. Maybe those … Continue reading

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Our Guests Said This…

Wednesday Today was the day… Our 4th guests arrived. As I gave them the keys and a quick tour of the place, I mentioned the fireplace doesn’t work and there’s no TV. They joined the others who have said, “That’s … Continue reading

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Gutter and Downpipe

Monday Today was the day… Mike and Courage installed a gutter & downpipe. When the building inspector last came around, he suggested we put a gutter over the side balcony roof. Today it got done. Discussing strategy… Installation in progress. … Continue reading

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Swimming Thro’ Winter

Wednesday Today was the day… It rained on and off. At 7:30am, it poured down. Mike pulled the duvet up and snuggled down a little deeper. At 7:45am, I said, “The rain has stopped. Are we going to go to … Continue reading

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Swimming in the Rain

Tuesday Today was the day… It rained and we swam in it. The rain was due to come overnight, but by this morning, the balcony and balustrade were dry. As we hadn’t gone to the beach yesterday, we really were … Continue reading

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One Year Down the Line

Thursday Today was the day… That was a year after my orthognathic surgery. In this 2 minute animated video, I had the mandibular advancement – which is the third example. So much has happened over this last year. I came … Continue reading

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First Guests Are In!

Wednesday I guess it is a Red Letter Day. We have had visitors in the guesthouse before but never paying ones! This is a first and while we did our best to get it as ready as we would for … 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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Usual Wednesday

Wednesday Today was the day… That passed by in usual Wednesday fashion. Mike and I were out the house by 8am and I snapped a photo from our front door step as the sun rose. It was only later when … Continue reading

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5am Coffee

Monday Today was the day… We woke up super early and Mike made me coffee at 5am. It wasn’t for any particular reason. We just happened to wake up early. We drank it and then Mike went back to sleep … Continue reading

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We Changed our Living Area Around

Sunday Today was the day… We changed our living area around. It all began because I want a fire place! Now that winter is setting in, as soon as the sun sets, there is a chill that would be easily … Continue reading

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Milo’s Design Flaw

Saturday Today was the day… We slept in. It was wonderful. We finally got up around 10am and went across to the Blue Route to do some shopping. I got Elsie her birthday present which is her request: a red … Continue reading

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I Missed my Work Meeting!

Monday Today was the day.. I swam in the ocean and missed my work meeting! I thought I was on time as every Monday I have a work meeting at 10:30am. Last week was a  holiday in the UK so … Continue reading

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Something Strange Happened Last Night

Friday Today was the day… We found out why something strange happened last night. Mike and I had turned in for the night. It was quite late – around 11pm when suddenly the lights went off. Then they came back … Continue reading

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Strong Winds and Seaweed

Thursday Today was the day… …after a big stormy windy night in Cape Town. It was a storm swept in by a black southeaster which howled all last night driving in 22mm of rain and has blown all today. There … Continue reading

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