Celebrations

View over Clovelly Golf Course from the clubhouse to Fishhoek. The rich lush grass-green of the course contrasts with the darker trees in the middle distances and the relative dryness of the hill beyond. Several sand traps like in the rear-centre of the image. A golfer in an orange T-xhirt is visible at the far right of the image.

Country Club Dinner with a View

Clovelly Country Club On Friday evening my partner and I enjoyed a delicious dinner with his cousins at the Clovelly Country Club. We sat at a table on the Deck, the outdoor terrace of the Clovelly Country Club, to see the sunset on the Atlantic Ocean. It was cold so the waiter provided a tall gas heater to keep us warm. It was lovely to sit there all evening. The view over the Fish Hoek beach and...

200 year anniversary St Francis of Assisi church in Simonstown

The first Anglican parish in Southern Africa was established in Simon's Town in 1814. That building was destroyed by floods in 1824, and the current St. Francis Church was built in 1837. Last Saturday Richard Cock conducted Songs of Praise concert in the church which was full. My friend bought the last ticket for me at noon that day. The choirs were St Francis Church, Christ Church Constantia, St...

Kite Festival in Muizenberg

This weekend there were crowds in Muizenberg to see the beautiful kites flying for the festival. http://www.sa-venues.com/events/western-cape-event-description.php?id=539 People of all ages were flying kites. Despite the huge number of cars one could find parking easily....

PHSG Old Girls celebrate 100 years

Recently I flew to Pretoria to attend a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the PHSG Old Girls Association. I breakfasted with 30 ladies who were at school with me 50 years ago. It was amazing to hear their stories and where they had worked and travelled. I met Elaine De Villiers who was full of praise about my talented daughter and her writing ability. I liked hearing that. Pauline Spruyt, who was...

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