Tag Archives: Spring in Cape Town

New Driver’s Licence Applied For

Monday Today was the day… We didn’t go to the beach because there was early morning rain. As the day progressed, the rain passed, the clouds cleared and the sky was blue. I worked the morning and then at 1:30pm, … Continue reading

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Summer is Coming

Thursday Today was the day… That we saw some serious signs of summer. It was beautiful and sunny and warm. In fact even now, we are sitting on the balcony and it’s warmer outside than in. Summer is coming. This … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung 2020

Thursday Today was the day… I really felt spring has sprung and summer is on the way. The wind blew! For those not in Cape Town, we have had a number of splendid sunny days, with not much wind, but … Continue reading

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A Varied Trip Home

Tuesday Today was the day… We left Avalon Springs and came home. I had started the day having a last dip while Mike slept in. I had the Jacuzzi all to myself and it was so relaxing. The pools were … Continue reading

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Spring Rain

Thursday Yesterday we had a number of showers but nothing like what is expected overnight tonight… It should pour down, which will do the dams good. Today the Western Cape dam levels are a healthy 79.5% full for which we … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung

Spring has definitely spring in Cape Town. In fact it resembles summer. The south-easterly wind blew, the beautiful white waves were crashing on Fish Hoek’s beach, delivering great swathes of seaweed and millions of bluebottles. The beach was alive with … Continue reading

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And So The Garden Grows

It’s been quite fun watching the veggies grow and surprisingly, we are enjoying a little success. Of the 6 bean seeds I planted,  1 survived. One started to grow but then wilted and died. The other 4 seeds were eaten … Continue reading

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Spring in Cape Town

I just love this time of the year. Over the weekend the weather was brilliant spring weather with plenty of blue skies and warm sunshine. It made me want to get out into the garden and get some new veggies … Continue reading

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1st September – A Significant Day…

10-44am It’s a bit of a misnomer to say that 1st September is the first day of spring in Cape Town. The spring equinox is only 22nd September (that’s when the  plane of the Earth’s equator passes the centre of … Continue reading

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