Tag Archives: Fish Hoek

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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They Booked for 3 Nights and Stayed 8.

Saturday Today was the day We woke up quite late & again we did not swim. It was raining and the morning was pretty drizzly. Our guests left today. They booked for three nights and were due to leave last … Continue reading

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Slowing me Down

Sunday Today was the day… We swam and we walked. I was the only person in the sea, which does suggest it wasn’t much of a swimming day. After we got home, we had a nice long video chat with … Continue reading

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New Relaxation Project

Monday Today was the day… I began a new relaxation project. I picked it up at the Chinese store. It’s bead art. I used to love cross-stitching but it’s very fine work. This is much easier… You just follow the … Continue reading

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Post Jab Symptoms

Wednesday Today was the day… That we took it easy. We were expecting to feel a bit under the weather. I had a mild headache (as if I had been deprived of coffee) and was not quite as energetic as … Continue reading

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27°C in Cape Town

Monday Today was the day… It was as warm as summer! Throughout last night a strong north wind was blowing warm air across the city. So strong was the wind it blew over one of the cast iron chairs on … Continue reading

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Working, Walking and Meeting the Neighbour

Thursday Yay for Thursday! Today was the day… We didn’t go to the beach – the wind was blowing more than usual and we enjoyed the rest. I did do some work, but not as much as usual – 5.5 … Continue reading

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