Tag Archives: Fish Hoek Beach

He’s Coming Home!

Wednesday Today was the day… David began his long trip home. He’s 31 and he can take care of himself, that’s for sure, but my heart sings that he’s coming home. The joy is the same as 2013 when Stacey … Continue reading

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Sugar Sandwiches

Thursday Today was the day… That was cold. I went out on the balcony early in the morning and returned with the message that we would definitely NOT be going to the beach. It was way too cold.  But an … Continue reading

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Today at the Beach…

Wednesday Today was the day… We went to the beach. As soon as we got down there we saw what others had been talking about. A massive grader had come and scooped up a huge ridge of sand, plonking it … Continue reading

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Load Shedding Level 6

Sunday Today was the day… We went to level 6 load shedding. It started at 4am this morning, so we woke up with the lights of Fish Hoek mostly off. While we have a solid solar system,  load shedding still … Continue reading

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KLM Flight Changed

Wednesday Today was the day… I got a KLM flight changed. The best made plans can go awry and ours did. We had booked Cape Town to Milan via Amsterdam for us and Johannesburg to Milan via Amsterdam for Julian. … Continue reading

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We Swam

Tuesday Today was the day… We swam! It was the first time we got into the cold winter sea during August 2022. Last year we were far more gung-ho. I found about 4 photos from August last year. The water … Continue reading

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Schengen Application In

Wednesday Today was the day… I went back to work after being off yesterday, so it was a solid work day and I got quite a lot accomplished. But the big accomplishment of the day was Mike getting his application … Continue reading

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Feeling Much Better

Saturday Today was the day… I woke up feeling better – and I’m feeling almost back to normal. The main event for the day was the arrival of guests into the cottage for a week. While I was waiting for … Continue reading

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Changing Things Round

Thursday Today was the day… We changed things around. Mike stayed home. I headed for the beach, but not for a swim. Mike was going to have a busy day doing stuff, so he rested and I went for a … Continue reading

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Joys of Nature

Friday Today was the day…. I was up early and got to witness one of the most amazing pre-dawn displays of the sun. The sun is only rising at 7:45am. This photo was taken an hour earlier. No filter. I … Continue reading

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Mike Painted His Pots

Wednesday Today was the day… We woke late, expected rain – saw there was none and went swimming. The water was warm – must have been 15C and was flat and clear. A few people came and went. One guy … Continue reading

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Please Do Not Swim

Monday Today was the day… Fish Hoek beach was a no-swim zone. This horrible message appeared at the beach. Mid-morning messages appeared on the local Whatsapp group…. Sounds ghastly! Hopefully, it will be fine by tomorrow, although there’s been a … Continue reading

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Last Day of the Shark Net for Now

Monday Today was the day… We swam and it was the last day the shark net will be put out until next season. I was out by the barrel wrapped in deliciously cold water when the shark boat came up … Continue reading

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Feet on the Beach

Sunday Today was the day… We overslept! I woke up at 7:45am -Stacey had messaged half an hour before asking if we had gone to the beach. She messaged again and the ping woke me up. I was so shocked … 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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