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 the 'Cape Town' Category

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

During our trip home to South Africa, we visited Cape Town to attend Richard’s sister’s wedding.

Sunday, August 26th, 2007

Saturday was a perfect day in Cape Town after the long weeks of rain. Sunshine and absolutely no wind, even at Cape Point which is a rare occurance. Richard and I headed down to our spot looking out over the bay to enjoy the weather and a sushi picnic. Not long to go now until [...]

Friday, August 3rd, 2007

One half of the recently engaged lovebirds managed to score tickets to the Johnny Walker Strider’s Club Dinner Dance at Pigalle in Greenpoint.It was great fun to get all dressed up for an evening of great food, live music, and of course, lots of whiskey.We went with Gary and Joelle, Dan and Tarryn, Michael and [...]

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Years ago we used to have family holidays every year. Most of the time we’d head to Wilderness (before we moved there) or to the Drakensburg or (and this is way back in the day) Umhlanga Rocks. Living in Wilderness is almost like living on holiday so that fell away a bit when we moved [...]

Wednesday, July 4th, 2007

Be prepared for a lot of photos with this one, the views were too stunning to single out only a few… Yes, for those of you confused that my birthday is not listed in facebook, Monday was indeed my birthday :) So Ruth took the day off with me and we had a great day [...]