Tag Archives: Fish Hoek Sharks

Oh Deer!

Tuesday – 4 days til Christmas – Today was the day… …the longest day of the year! Summer solstice AND the 21st day of the 21st year of the 21st century. 🙂 An amazing day. For the first time since … Continue reading

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Great White Shark in False Bay!

Monday Today was the day… That started out gloomy and chilly. I wore a jersey! It’s December and a jersey was called for. How about that!? There was also a little drizzle. But that has all passed now and the … Continue reading

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Not All Sharks are Created Equal

Saturday Today was the day… There was an official shark sighting at Fish Hoek. This is an event that completely rains on my parade! While it was overcast, it was a beautiful morning with not too much wind, so we … Continue reading

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Shark Alert!

Saturday Today was the day…. There was a shark alert at Fish Hoek beach. Mike and I arrived and Mike prepared for his run, while I prepared for my swim. As I got onto the beach and started heading for … Continue reading

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Swimming and a Mallard

Wednesday Today was the day… I tried to swim to the lighthouse this morning but it was hard work. The tide was high. There were not too many waves and swimming beyond the breakers was easy enough, except…. it was … Continue reading

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My Temporary Crown is Loose!

Sunday Today was the day… My temporary crown became loose. I discovered that this evening. I have to wear my retainer whenever I’m not eating or drinking, but you can imagine with Christmas, I was eating and drinking a lot. … Continue reading

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Sharks in the Bay

Wednesday Today was the day the shark alarm went off. There were sharks in the bay. I saw on my cell phone I had 74 whatsapp messages unread on the neighbourhood watch chat site. On reading them it started with … Continue reading

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Sizzling Day 1

This week there is a bit of a heat wave in Cape Town this week. Even now it’s 23C and close to 9pm. This is the forecast for the week… The hope of rain on Tuesday. We started the day … Continue reading

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Swimming With The ‘Shark’

2-13pm It’s not often that I go to the beach without Mike, but this morning was that rare occasion. I just felt like getting out on this beautiful summer’s morning and doing a bit of exercise. I drove up to … Continue reading

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Sharks Visiting Fish Hoek Beach…

2-04pm It seems our home beach of Fish Hoek has been a hive of (shark) activity this week, with several sightings. As a result, the shark siren, alerting swimmers to leave the water, has been blaring across the valley. People … Continue reading

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