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 May, 2008

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

On saturday morning, Richard and I headed off to visit the Tate Modern museum. We passed through one of those markets you see when you watch Jamie Oliver cooking shows – where there is fresh fruit, fresh fish, sky-high piles of chocolate brownies and other yummy things, all just off the main street somewhere in [...]

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Finally at last the sun has remembered how to work in London. This week has been just beautiful and sunny and warm and quite a welcome change from the grey damp coldness since we arrived. We met up with Debs and Graham and some of their mates in Bushey Park for a picnic. There are [...]

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

After Cardiff, we travelled with Martin to meet up with Mark (a rather hungover Mark) in Torquay. It’s known as the English Riviera and I can imagine that it must be a beautiful holiday town in the summer. On the Sunday we were quite lucky with the weather and got to have a great lunch [...]

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Our bank holiday weekend started with a trip to Cardiff to visit Richard’s friend, Martin. We spent the morning walking around the Castle, and over lunch time took a scenic bus tour to get a brief look at the rest of the sights. This is the Norman Keep inside the grounds of the Castle. The [...]