Simonstown

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...

Cape Point Cycle ride on Sunday

After a week of stormy weather, Midwinter 22 June was a sunny morning. We loaded the bikes and drove to Simons Town to meet a friend for breakfast at the False Bay Yacht Club. After a delicious breakfast, the sun was still shining and there was no wind so we drove for 20 minutes, along the coast to the Cape Point info centre. We unloaded the bikes and cycled down to the sea in False Bay. We...

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