Tag Archives: Fish Hoek

38 Years Ago On This Day….

Sunday Today was the day… Of Tweede Nuwe Jaar. The day Cape Town, particularly, celebrates the second day of the new year. The day was spectacular – as brilliant and windless as it was on 2nd January 1983. That was … Continue reading

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A Good 1st of Jan!

Saturday Today was the day… The First Day of 2022! We had dinner last night with the Berettas, but came home a couple of hours before midnight. I couldn’t stay awake, so fell asleep but not before giving strict instructions … Continue reading

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When Wednesday Feels Like The Weekend

Wednesday Today was the day… That felt like the weekend.  We went to the beach at leisure. I swam (almost) 2km. The net was going out as I swam, so I had a visit our to the barrel. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Very Still Windless Day

Sunday Today was the day… I got a number of things achieved. It’s been a very still windless day and so I came out onto the balcony to do the blog. I’m happy to be out here, because the balcony … Continue reading

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No More Side-Effects

Thursday Today was the day… I woke up well rested and full of energy. No more side-effects from the J&J Booster. Mike had no side-effects at all from his, although he did complain of slight fatigue this afternoon. A strong … Continue reading

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One Month Til Christmas

Thursday Today was the day… That’s one month til Christmas. I know that some people don’t want to know this, but Christmas passes in such a flash that the earlier it can begin to be celebrated the better.  My work … Continue reading

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Rather a Day Early Than a Day Late

Thursday Today was the day… I thought my guests for the cottage were arriving today and I sent them all the directions, only to discover they only arrive tomorrow! Ha ha! If I’m going to get the day wrong, rather … Continue reading

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On Top of Things

Tuesday Today was the day… There was no wind. It was a perfect late spring day. Mike and I got up quite early and went to the beach just after 7am. The sea was flat and warm. I had the … Continue reading

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Sleeps Six

Monday Today was the day… We got down for a swim before the wind started pumping. I’m not sure we will brave the windy waters tomorrow. This morning it wasn’t too bad – a bit of swell and not too … Continue reading

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Birthday Came Early

Thursday Today was the day… My birthday present came early, but I’m feeling quite bad, because I sort of claimed it! Julian is here and went out buying books. At a charity shop, he found a quite large painting and … Continue reading

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Look for the Seagulls

Thursday Today was the day… I learned that where whales swim, seagulls flock. If you look out to sea and spot a lot of seagulls, there most likely will be a whale somewhere around. Look for the seagulls. It occurred … Continue reading

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This Happened Today!

Sunday Today was the day… I swam in my swimming costume, as apposed to my spring suit. Back in this… I was looking for the last time I was in it and it was in April, almost exactly 4 months … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Swim But We Got Drenched

Monday Today was the day… …we didn’t swim, but we got drenched. A cold front swept over Cape Town bringing with it heavy rain. I went to sit down at my desk at 7:30am this morning, after we decided we … Continue reading

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The Business of the Day

Tuesday Today was the day… That was super busy. Beach was beautiful! Sea temperature was 13.9C. The tide was out. There was quite a lot of seaweed. Work is particularly busy this week as a couple of my colleagues at … Continue reading

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Back in the Sea

Sunday Today was the day… We braved the cool sea water off Fish Hoek. It wasn’t too bad. 14C. The more I swam the warmer I got. Walking home, feet were cold, hands were gloved, but it was better than … Continue reading

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