Tag Archives: Fish Hoek Beach

Trying to Climb on the Barrel

Wednesday Today was the day… That was very busy. Wind guru had given me a heads up that there would be a window of opportunity for a swim early, so Mike and I went to the beach just after 7am.  … Continue reading

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Drizzly Day

Friday Today was the day… It threatened rain, which finally came with a single clap of thunder. While we didn’t swim, I did manage a walk down to Fish Hoek, picked up a few things for the Little Lookout from … Continue reading

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Great Deal of Satisfaction

Monday Today was the day… We started our company conference. It’s three mornings this week, so swimming won’t be happening. After the conference, the cottage guests had left and so I got stuck into cleaning the cottage. It takes 2-3 … Continue reading

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The Russians Have Left

Sunday Today was the day… …that the guests in the cottage checked out. They were the Russian couple from St Petersburg and were our first international couple. They stayed 3 weeks. They left the place in immaculate condition and even … Continue reading

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My Green Card

Thursday Today was the day… We got to swim this afternoon. It started off as a brilliant windless morning – perfect Spring Day but I had an early physio appointment so we put off the beach until this afternoon. By … Continue reading

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We’ve Got To Sit This Out And Survive It

Wednesday Today was the day… Mike and I did not go to the beach, but I did walk down to pick up a few groceries. While on that walk, I saw this beautiful scene… As I saw the golden sunshine, … Continue reading

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We Won’t Regret It

Tuesday Today was the day… There was a shower in the morning and we decided to stay home and forgo our swim, but closer to 8am, the clouds parted and the beach looked good. Mike and I debated about going … Continue reading

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Doing the Day Back-to-Front

Monday Today was the day… We did our routine back-to-front.  The day dawned spectacularly beautiful with hardly a cloud in the sky. This was sunrise from my rocking chair… I had a 9am appointment at the physio. Today’s appointment was … Continue reading

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Swimming Round the Seagull

Wednesday Today was the day… That was a little less busy than yesterday. The sunrise was pretty spectacular and it’s rising earlier each day. The fun part was swimming this morning. I think the water was slightly warmer than yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Winter’s Day With a Hint of Spring

Tuesday Today was the day… ….that was a winter’s day with a hint of spring. It was windless and calm and the sea, instead of large rolling waves, had gentle ripples that were soft and unthreatening. It made for great … Continue reading

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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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