Tag Archives: Fish Hoek Beach

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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A Good Fishing Day

Wednesday Today was the day… That started warm and still. I woke early, did my Bible reading and then started work. Dawn was majestic… As it got lighter one of the most fun things was seeing schools and schools of … Continue reading

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A Rare Two-Swim Day

Monday Today was the day… That was super busy but we made it into a rare two-swim day. We went down early this morning, had a shorter swim than usual. The water was warm but there was a load of … Continue reading

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Linen Day

Monday Today was the day… We did loads and loads of linen. 4 duvet covers 4 fitted sheets 4 flat sheets 14 pillow cases 1 counter pain 10 towels We don’t have enough drying space for all this, so rotated … Continue reading

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A Sea Tale

Thursday Today was the day… We went to swim. As we walked down the road, you could see mist rising off the sea on the Clovelly side. That looked cold. When we arrived, one of the locals merrily announced the … Continue reading

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We Woke Late

Saturday Today was the day… We woke late. It was such a treat to wake up later than usual. No work today!  We had coffee & then walked to Fish Hoek with Julian and had breakfast at Peak café. Afterwards, … Continue reading

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Ducking & Diving

Friday Today was the day… The wind seemed quite gentle and from our home perspective the waves gentle. Ah, good swimming weather, I thought, so Mike and I took off to the beach just after 7:30am. It was full moon … Continue reading

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Beach Morning & Evening

Sunday Today was the day… We woke a little late and ended up going to the beach later (and hotter) than usual. I took sunblock with us. The shark net was out already. Mike ran 5km and I swam 2km. … Continue reading

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What Strange Prints on the Beach

Tuesday Today was the day… I got to go to the beach with Elsie again and we found some really strange prints on the beach. First there were two…a duck of some sort? And then there were 6. Where did … Continue reading

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Trip to Swellendam

Saturday Today was the day… We went to Swellendam! We stopped off in Riviersonderend for breakfast. The town of singing crickets. Both places we went to there were very loud crickets. We actually went to Swellendam to pick up plants. … Continue reading

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Pea Soup Sea

Saturday Today was the day… That we did quite a lot. To start with the wind was far less this morning than expected, so around 8am, Mike and I headed to the beach. I was hoping the shark net would … Continue reading

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David Leaving Day

Thursday Today was the day… David left. I spent a couple of hours with him as he packed… Just after 1:30pm, he was ready to roll… Let the next adventure begin… By 4:30pm, he’d arrived at his first destination and … Continue reading

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Unexpected Guest

Wednesday Today was the day… We had an instant unexpected guest for the Little Lookout. It’s one of the things I specifically do. I put instant book on and allow guests to check in up to 9pm on the day. … Continue reading

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