Tag Archives: Simons Town

Whale Watching!

Sunday Today was the day… We finally went whale watching. We’ve been waiting to get the day right since 8th August. Today was it. A splendid late spring day with bright sunshine and not too much wind. The trip was … Continue reading

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Thailand

Thursday Today was the day… David started sending photos of his trip to Thailand. Long overdue, they were great to see. Some are Krabi and some are PhiPhi island. Krabi stairs to no where… Kho Phi Phi resort… Phi Phi … Continue reading

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I Tried to Catch a Train

Sunday Today was the day… I tried to catch a train. I have thought about and talked about this so often. The idea of catching a train from Sunny Cove station to Simon’s Town has been in my head for … Continue reading

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Sunday Activities

Sunday Today was the day… I got to do a long beachfront walk. We (Julian and I) went to Harbour Bay for breakfast, but after last night’s ribs I was not hungry at all. I had a smoothie. Afterwards, we … Continue reading

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We Did Something Different

Saturday Today was the day… We did something different. I feel as if I’ve been working none stop and not had a day off. Today we did something different seeing as it’s Mike’s birthday weekend. We went to Fran’s Place … Continue reading

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Baboons in Simon’s Town

Monday Today was the day… That dawned wet and windy – a typical Cape of Storms kind of day. I woke up in the middle of last night trying to calculate if the guesthouse had enough electricity. What if we … Continue reading

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Quiet Sunday

Sunday Today we had a quiet Sunday. Mike rested, read his book, watched some TV, slept….all those good things to do on a Sunday. I chatted to Stacey and watched her and Elsie decorate their Christmas tree which was a … Continue reading

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The Mince Pie Metal

Tuesday Today was the day… I got a response regarding the piece of metal in the mince pie. My email finally got to the right person and the latest news is a courier will arrive tomorrow morning and collect the … Continue reading

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Travelling Breakfast

We didn’t travel far, but we did have a travelling breakfast this morning. The plan was to go and have a massive breakfast that would last the whole day. We met at Harbour Bay and headed for the Blue Door… … Continue reading

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Eventually You Will Catch Up

The journey of life is such an interesting one.  One of the big things in life that I have learned is that comparison is toxic. It came to my mind yesterday when I was swimming. Next to me there was … Continue reading

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Balmy Sunday Evening

It’s 8-22pm and I find myself sitting at my desk this evening….not tucked up in bed with my laptop. It’s way too hot. Today has been warm and sunny. At one stage the temperature outside was 29C – startlingly hot … Continue reading

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Square Eyes

It is very tempting right to scrap today’s blog and go to sleep, but that’s not an option! Unless I completely forgot it, I wouldn’t really consider not writing before bedtime. It is just in my routine to do so. … Continue reading

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Lunch at The Meeting Place

I’ve often seen it from the street. I’ve looked up at the balcony and thought it would be a nice place to try out. Today, I walked in and had lunch at The Meeting Place in Simon’s Town. It is … Continue reading

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Mike’s Best Golf Ever

I nearly didn’t go. The storm was on Friday and Mike had scheduled a 7-50am tee off time for Saturday morning at Simon’s Town Golf Club. I debated in my mind about whether I should go or not. Eventually, I … Continue reading

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