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Strangely Moved

Sunday Today was the day…. Julian went to my Dad’s graveside in Harare. I was strangely moved when he sent me a photo. The last time I was there was after his death in 2008. The graveyard is a little … 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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It Sped By In A Blur

Wednesday Today was the day.. …that sped by in a blur. Mike and I rushed to get to the beach and planned slightly shorter exercise. I still ended up swimming for 30 minutes. We had rushed down hoping to get … Continue reading

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Green Sauce Round 2

Sunday Today was the day… We rested. No beach run / swim. Instead we lay in bed and enjoyed the sunrise. The day passed peacefully with our regular chat with the Swellendam family right after breakfast. I did some reading … Continue reading

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Good Morning Monday

Monday Today was the day… We went to the beach as the sun pushed its way through the clouds…I stood at the top of the stairs, took this photo and said, “Good Morning Monday!” After it took me longer than … Continue reading

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Family Art Challenge

Monday Today was the day… We had a family art challenge in the evening, so let’s begin there! Julian raised the issue of how he hadn’t drawn anything in decades and he didn’t know if he would be able to.  … 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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Getting our Hosting Going

Thursday Today was the day… I got TWO bookings! The one came through late last night when I was fast asleep. When I woke up this morning there it was  –  a couple wanting to come tomorrow and stay until … Continue reading

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Warm Windy Father’s Day

Sunday Today was the day… …that is Father’s Day! When we woke up, we could feel it was strangely warm. A winter berg wind was blowing from the north and it was hot. View from my bed… The beach was … Continue reading

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Next Guests!

Friday Today was the day… One set of guests left and the next ones arrived. It was a busy day, stripping the beds, washing the linen, cleaning, sanitising and double checking. A check list is a must. With the couple … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago, One Year Ago & Today

Tuesday Today was the day… Google reminded me of what was happening on this day last year and the year before. On this day in 2019, our plot looked like this…piling for the foundations was underway. A year ago, this … Continue reading

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Rain is Coming

Friday Today was the day… I swam knowing that tomorrow I most likely won’t. Rain is coming. This is tomorrow’s forecast. At least the wind is not too strong. I swam out to Skellies and because the tide was not … 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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Fire and Red Tide

Monday Today was the day… …that was another summer’s day in autumn. The sunrise was spectacular, with False Bay looking like a lake it was so still. Breathless and breathtaking. But with the rising sun came a convoy of fire … Continue reading

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