On Safari

Up at 6.30am on yesterday 7th January and away with Terry our driver on safari. We stopped after about 2 hours for breakfast and then drove for another hour on dirt tracks to the game reserve at Inverdoorn. We saw the big 5 – elephant, rhino. cheetah, lion and buffalo – we also saw zebra, ostrich, springbok and giraffe. We were allowed to get out and photograph the giraffes. We then had lunch and a swim... read more

Jaws IV at the Cape

3rd January Went for a tour yesterday to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope. Our first stop was Hout Bay where we went in a boat to see seals and dolphins. We then went to Noordhoek and over to Kalk Bay (where we heard some great Jazz) via Muizenberg where we spoke to the shark watcher and while we were there they had to clear the water when a shark was spotted. We also saw some whales at Fish Hoek and... read more

David in Helmsdale

. Hello it’s me again. I haven’t blogged since November however the good news is that I have at last a psychiatric nurse who’s been visiting me about once every three weeks my memory is getting worse and I now have laminated instructions for the microwave and how to make a cup of coffee or tea on the wall in the kitchen I am also finding that on most days I get tired in the  late morning... read more

Happy New Year from Camps Bay

Paul my grandson was the last of our party to arrive on 30th December. The weather is beautiful and we sat outside while we waited for Paul having a long chat with my son and son in law about our outlook on later life! It was good to see Paul – he is copying his Dad (Brian) and does not believe in using razor blades! We took the new year in at ‘The Pepper Club’ restaurant in Camps Bay where we had a great... read more