Tag Archives: Fish Hoek Beach

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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Storm Warning

Wednesday Today was the day… …that began calm and still but has picked up now. It’s expected to be a stormy night with a strong black south-easter blowing bringing with it the threat of heavy rain. I think it’s mainly … Continue reading

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Getting To Know The Locals

Saturday Today was the day… Before sunset, I stood at my balcony door and shivered at the coldness of the wind. Hmm, I was fast losing enthusiasm at the idea of going for early morning swims. Maybe I wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Tomorrow I Hope To Swim!

Tuesday Today was the day… Mike and I went and bought winter exercise kit and I got my new long-sleeved swimming costume. There was criteria. I wanted a very bright colour and I didn’t want an eye watering price. The … Continue reading

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Six Months in the New House

Friday This was the day… We celebrated 6 months in the new house. I woke up at 3:30am. Mike was fast asleep. I got up and in the darkness walked into the lounge and admired the light. “I can’t believe … Continue reading

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Long Day, But Happy News

Wednesday Today was the day… That was quite busy. I have worked for 8 hours and have had success for which I am so grateful. I’ve just finished some additional work now so it’s been a long day. Mike and … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday 2021

Sunday Today was the day… We celebrated Easter Sunday. I go to bed with my heart full. It’s been a lovely day. I woke quite early…it was overcast and somewhat misty… I enjoyed coffee and Bible reading at the window. … Continue reading

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Good Friday 2021

Friday Today was the day… …that we remember the day that Jesus died on the cross for us. In our Covid world, with South Africa between waves, retail rushed to stay open and while churches across the land held services, … Continue reading

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End of Orthodontic Treatment

Wednesday Today was the day… I finished my orthodontic treatment. There is sure to be the odd appointment but it is pretty much over. Even the dentist gave me a fist pump at the end of it! Today, on an … Continue reading

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Morning & Evening at Fish Hoek

Wednesday Today was the day… I was at Fish Hoek beach morning and evening, although I didn’t swim this evening. Today was the quintessential perfect autumn day in Cape Town. This is what March is supposed to be like, not … Continue reading

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2 hours 40 minutes in the Dentist’s Chair

Tuesday Today was the day… I had a marathon session at the dentist. This is the penultimate visit of my l-o-n-g orthodontic journey. The dentist had to prepare my 4 front teeth for two crowns and two veneers. It took … Continue reading

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First Significant Rain of 2021

Wednesday Today was the day… It rained. It blew hard last night and at around 11pm, Mike and I realised that the chairs on the top balcony may be in jeopardy. Up we went and opened the balcony door. Everything … Continue reading

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