Me, Rachel Swailes. My blog about stuff I get up to in and around the Western Cape, Cape Town, George, Wilderness, Hermanus and other cool places :)

Archive for April, 2008

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

I’m loving this extended spring time in the park. First there were tulips in the grass, then blossoms on the trees, then daffodils EVERYWHERE! And now this… At the Queen Anne’s Gate entrance there is a big flower bed in bloom. The one thing that the photos can’t capture is how fragrant it is to [...]

Monday, April 28th, 2008

While sitting down to some supper this evening, the rain stopped to show off the most beautiful rainbow. I’ve also been looking for an excuse to show the difference in the park now that the trees are full of leaves. It really makes the park look quite pretty and I still so enjoy sitting at [...]

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Along with my lunch time treks across London, I’m trying to walk in the morning too. It’s far more enjoyable to walk the last stretch on the way to work to get rid of that tube-sardine feeling. Some mornings there are sounds of a military band that float across the park, and this morning on [...]

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

The Science Museum in South Kensington is absolutely huge. With it being seven floors in total (including ground and basement) don’t even try to get through the whole place in one day. Richard and I made it to half way through the third floor and we’re going to have to go back another day. I [...]

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

The changing of the guards happens every second day at the palace. If I get to lunch early enough I get to catch the end of it and watch the guards parading down the street. On Friday the street was lined with the English flags for the London Marathon on Sunday and i thought it [...]