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... is now dark green and dark blue. Also it is great to see the difference across the bay when looking a Table Mountain - the clouds come and go and envelope the mountain and the colors have also changed to much darker ones. For me this is more interesting than during the summer of the clear blue skies.
Whatever the season this is still a great place to live and enjoy the fantastic climate and scenery - there are many worse places to live!
Once I had snapped a photo of the over-the-top”ness” of it all, back to business … checking out the “tea” room, the conservatory area with the lovely black and white tiled floor and then the view out to the garden with a fountain and ducks … sigh … I really need to win lotto.
Back to reality …
And now for a complete contrast
Our next part of the ...
... with Anabel in her new home in Oxfordshire before flying from Heathrow to Cape Town on 29th.
We arrived early morning and were met by our hire car company - all very efficient (thank you, Wendy, for your brother's introduction). Mike hadn't slept much on the 12 hour flight - he was lucky enough to have the only seat on the airplane that did not recline. He was not impressed when he was offered a £20 shopping voucher to compensate and has demanded an upgrade ...
... and when you're walking around in summer clothes on what you consider a very reasonable 19 degrees day, they are wearing a coat and hat. Right now as I write this though as an example.... I'm sat on a balcony of a bar on Woodbridge Island. Outside, sunglasses on, sun cream on, looking out at clear blue skies and a crystal clear view of the mountain with the beach right in front of me. And this is winter?! I could certainly cope with this! The locals can always be prepared ...
... guests last night we never heard) and took a cab to
the Victoria and Alfred waterfront, abuzz with restaurants, beautiful boats,
throngs of people, enjoying the lovely evening. We lucked in at “Den Anker” right
on the wharf for wonderful Table Mt and harbour views, and for $120 for four we
tucked into kingklip, prawns, lobster bisque and local oysters, downed with
local beer. Very nice! ...