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 :)

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Sunday, September 14th, 2008

Last night we met up with the happy couple and some friends for their engagement party.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

On one of the clearer days (apart from the minor shower) we headed out to Yetholm Mains for a walk in the hills. We did part of St Cuthbert’s Way and a little of the Penine Way but mostly just explored the hills in the sunshine. I landed up going to Scotland to get a [...]

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Well, the photos I landed up look pretty summery, but most were taken while wearing a raincoat! We were quite lucky with the weather for most of the visit, but it still made coming back to London feel like returning to the tropics. The picture above was taken at the main ceremony of the Melrose [...]

Saturday, June 14th, 2008

My folks arrived on Saturday for a weekend in London before heading up to Scotland. I had this brilliant plan of taking them to see my lunch spot at St James’s Park, but didn’t think about the HORDES of people that would be around for Trooping the Colours. From wikipedia “Trooping the Colour is an [...]

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Jean has been staying with us this week while she prepared for her European Tour. (Since it’s almost a month of touring it definitely deserves the capital T) So on Wednesday night, Jean, Andrew (who is here for his sister’s wedding), Sean + Mariette (who have just moved over from SA), Richard and myself had [...]