Cape Peninsula: Where gypsies might stay put

Cape Peninsula, Cape Town

Tobi and I have gypsy blood. We’ve moved house five times in our six years of marriage. It is always tough to say goodbye to friends. But we have never been so sad about leaving a place, as we are about moving away from the Cape Peninsula: green mountains all around, the ocean just ten minutes away on either side, chilled community vibes, the secretiveness that surrounds it all… Read More →

DPP // 08


Today was the perfect beach day. For the last few weeks the wind has been blowing us away. You know the kind of stormy wind Mary Poppins arrives with?! Well, today it only started blowing at 3 pm! After breakfast (which was more like an early brunch) was served, Tobi and I spent a lovely sunny day relaxing on the beach with our books – he actually read his, while the other beach-goers entertained me. Please notice our brand new beach towels! Now we have no more excuses for not swimming in the ocean… except sharks and the icy cold sea current (Benguela). Also, the lesson learnt today is not to trust a basically empty bottle of spray-on sunscreen. From behind, I look like – as Tobi says – a racing car.