A refreshing dip in the pool

22 March 2013 “Phew, it’s HOT today,” I groaned, fanning myself as the sweat trickled down my back. “I thought it’s supposed to be autumn already?” “It’s the end of summer,” agreed Reggie, “but it can still get very hot in Cape Town. How about we go for a swim?” “Um… how?” I inquired, puzzled. … More A refreshing dip in the pool

By the poolside

My Cape Town hosts have a pool in their garden, right outside the garden flat where I am staying during my visit. It was an exceedingly hot day when I finally arrived at the post office in Pinelands, and I cannot tell you the relief I felt when I was finally liberated from my prison. … More By the poolside