Tag Archives: Landscaping

We Have a Rickety Fence

Friday¬† Today was the day… We had two extra workers come. They were here to help lug fencing and poles up the hill. The other day, the worker for the house on the Simon’s Town side started cutting back some … Continue reading

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Doors Are Done

Wednesday Today was the day… We went swimming! It was a very balmy winter’s day – another lull before the rain. The water was amazingly warm for this time of the year – 15C they said. I swam for just … Continue reading

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Mike Making Gates

Wednesday Today was the day… Mike made gates. This is the second set. He made these ones for the Little Lookout… And now he is making more for the Seaview apartment entrance…this is the gap into which they will go… … Continue reading

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Days Like Today

Tuesday Today was the day… That was a special day in Cape Town – the free gift of a beautiful day for every Capetonian and everyone else who bathed in her warm wind-free sunshine. Days like today don’t come along … Continue reading

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Trip to GB

Sunday Today was the day… We slept in and had a relaxing morning. Late morning, we went across to Gordon’s Bay. We went to Bikini Beach Bookshop. On entry, this chap caught my eye. Meet Cat Poor Kitty. Everyone has … Continue reading

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Our Entrance Has Changed

Tuesday Today was the day… A few things happened. We swam! It was crazy because we woke up to drizzly weather, yet with not too much wind, a trip to the beach seemed a good idea. We took jackets with … Continue reading

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Big Fat Green Worm

Tuesday Today was the day… We found a big fat green worm eating one of our vines. We had noticed one of the vines was not thriving… Courage took a closer look and found one of these. It’s a vine … Continue reading

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Clearing the Funicular Lane

Monday Today was the day… More clearing was done on the funicular lane. The plan is to (one day in the next couple of years) have a funicular – a mountainside lift – that will transport us up and down … Continue reading

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What Strange Prints on the Beach

Tuesday Today was the day… I got to go to the beach with Elsie again and we found some really strange prints on the beach. First there were two…a duck of some sort? And then there were 6. Where did … Continue reading

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Handrail

Thursday Today was the day… We finally got a 2nd hand rail up the main stairs. Two down, one to go. This one goes from the lower patio to the Little Lookout. The second one goes from the Little Lookout … Continue reading

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Mike’s Bespoke Doors are Done

Monday Today was the day… Mike and Courage installed the bespoke courtyard doors Mike designed and made himself. They look great. This is from the stairs… And this is from the entrance to the Little Lookout looking towards them… When … Continue reading

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A Day to Enjoy

Saturday Today was the day… The sea was so warm. It was a day that needed no hard swimming, but rather a day to enjoy. I got my 2km in and did swim up and down a bit, but I … Continue reading

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The Lifting Mist

Tuesday Today was the day… We woke up to pea soup outside. We were in a cloud. 6:15am 7:01am. 8:11am And finally, when it was too late to head beach-wards, it lifted. 8:20am. The one thing about swimming in the … Continue reading

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It’s Going to Be a Busy Week

Monday Today was the day… That was busy, but the week is going to get busier. Tomorrow, the bushes at the top of the stairs are going to start being cleared, along with some of the rubble beneath. We have … Continue reading

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My You Tube Feed

Thursday Today was the day… I lacked my normal energy, so didn’t do too much work this morning. After a 3rd coffee and a myprodol, I felt much better this afternoon and got some proper work done. I also took … Continue reading

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