Tag Archives: Fish Hoek Beach

The Derelict House

Saturday Dear Elsie It is always a treat to speak to you and today we had a video call that was longer than an hour. You are such good company. We spoke about your red skirt, your clay colours and … Continue reading

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Swimming Along the Cat Walk

Friday Dear Elsie Sometimes I look out my window and wish I could just go down to Simon’s Town road, hop over the railway line, wade into the sea and swim to Fish Hoek. It would probably only be a … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Swim

Thursday Dear Elsie Today both you and I had wonderful swims! Your Mom sent me a video of you doing so well in the pool. You managed cross the pool using your board. Well done! I also had a lovely … Continue reading

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Young Guinea Fowl Came to Visit

Sunday Dear Elsie Today was the day two young guinea fowl came to visit. I wish I had my camera with me. They looked like this (Photo from The Martha Blog) Perhaps my early morning visitors were just a tad … Continue reading

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Friend From The Long Past

Friday Dear Elsie Today was the day we did not go to the beach this morning. We felt our bodies needed a break, although we did walk down to the beach this evening and what a lot of activity there … Continue reading

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Morning Routine

Thursday Dear Elsie Today I followed my regular morning routine. I woke up just after 5am and let the cats out the study. I usually pick each of them up to give them a good morning cuddle before feeding them. … Continue reading

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God is Bigger

Tuesday Dear Elsie Today was an exciting day for you because you visited the new school you will be going to next year! Grade R! It looks amazing and you loved seeing it and didn’t want to leave. You also … Continue reading

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The View from the Valley

Sunday Dear Elsie A beautiful sunrise this morning… Today was the day I walked down to the beach twice. The first time was for a swim. The tide was super low, so there wasn’t too much swimming space, but I … Continue reading

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Train Station Kind of Day

Friday Dear Elsie Today was a busy Friday. It was a train station kind of day with much coming and going. I worked for a bit, then we went to the beach. It was a beautiful day with lots of … Continue reading

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No Penguins or Seals

Wednesday Dear Elsie Today was the day we went to the beach again, but there were no penguins or seals. there was tranquil water and beautiful clean sand. The weather has been good enough for us to have swum 6 … Continue reading

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59th Birthday

Sunday Dear Elsie As you know, today was my birthday! It was lovely to see you on our video call and to speak to you. You are such a joy! My birthday began early with me getting up, feeding the … Continue reading

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Doing Things Slightly Differently

Friday Dear Elsie Today dawned surprisingly overcast. The sea was calm and there was very little wind. So I started the day by doing things slightly differently and having my cappuccino out on the balcony. It was a quiet and … Continue reading

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It Was a 1-Lizard Day

Monday Dear Elsie Today was the day that I worked 9 hours and the cats caught only 1 lizard. They get terribly excited over this new-found ability of being able to track down ‘wild’ life around the house. I only … Continue reading

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Swimming Through Murky Water

Monday Dear Elsie Today was the day we went to the beach. There wasn’t too much wind, but what there was came from the north. Walking down the cat walk, I could already see there were undercurrents and rip tides … Continue reading

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Log on the Rocks

Friday Dear Elsie Today was the day we saw the logs on the rocks.   I had read about this on Facebook & this morning when we went for our swim, it was low tide, so we got to see the … Continue reading

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