Had a chance to get some great shots of the mist on the water, on the way home last Friday at sunset. Lots of people stopped to take photies, so I joined them in a real “I have never been here before” sort of way. Tried speaking a foreign sounding high pitched language made up
A really great march up Chapman’s Peak took place on Sunday. Yes, the weather was a bit sketchy,but the rain held off for the 2 hours it took to complete the walk to the top of Chapman’s peak and back, and in fact made it a nice cool morning walk, amid chants,cheers and banners all
On Sunday the 19th April a good few people from Hout Bay and hopefully a good few people from Noordhoek will be walking up Chapman’s Peak in a staged march to meet at the gated area at the very top. Howdy neighbor! This march will start at 11AM on both sides of the Peak on
Easter weekend is generally a wet and iffy affair with the first of the winter storms coming in and giving us right old klap. That’s why make Easter eggs… to keep us amused in the rain, chomping off bunny heads and toes. Ready, steady…Bunny the resultant carnage Not this year. 4 days of sun and
Sunday on a light North Wester and a few of us go to a spot that delivers on those light conditions. Quite a few of us slope there on a regular basis, but it is a wee bit hidden away from sight and in that sense quite magical. Just check out the bowl in front
Awakening on one very still, breeze less morning, a trio of intrepid float plane owners decided to hit the water. Dan Du Toit, Willem Hoek and myself made a run for Sandvlei expecting to have a fantastic time on the glassy estuary. Willem has just finished scratch building a truly beautiful Savoia Marchetti S65. A
Feels like you just stole some time away from school… bunking out from the standard daylight hour routine. Refreshing, revitalising and reinventing your head space and getting the weekend off to about the best start possible… just a few hours early. Sort of like… Friday afternoon, on Chapman’s Peak at 3PM, in the middle of a light to
The Cape Town area offers a lot of really great slopes, but it’s really hard to beat an early morning slope soaring session up at Red Hill overlooking Simonstown on a Spring fresh South Easter. Brendan Nielsen twiddling the springs while his Toucan does the honours. Background vista compliments of mother nature Beat that!