Finally the galing south easterly wind has dropped in Cape Town. Earl, Lauren and Simon took the opportunity to get out to sea before it changed its mind. After only getting to bed after midnight last night this was quite an effort but when the yellowtail are biting the fishermen must get out there to catch them!
It was a great adventure for Simon to go out on The Big Boat and he was super proud to catch the biggest fish.
They were out there from about 6 am and returned at lunch time. Earl and Lauren each caught one too.
After lunch I popped off to the shops, believing Woolworths and Pick ‘n Pay would be open till at least 4 p.m. I finished at Pick ‘n Pay by 2 and as I left bumped into a friend and we arranged to meet at FLM for coffee after I’d been to Woollies. However, Woollies was closed and so was FLM! Our next option was Wimpy but they were just about to close too, so we just chatted for a few minutes then went home! Well it was a beautiful day so really who wanted to be in a mall!
Earl had a snooze and when he woke up we went to the boat to fetch a rod that he’d left there. On the way we saw this funny sight.
After fetching the rod we went to the clubhouse for a drink and enjoyed the view and watching the people. It is really a stunning venue and the perfect place to enjoy the sun on New Year’s Day.
We met up with a couple of people, had a chat and then went back home to prepare sashimi for supper.
Allan likes sushi but wasn’t so sure that he would cope with just sashimi so I heated up some leftover curry for him and Lisa who is definitely not a fan of raw fish like the rest of the family. Anyway we have a new convert. Allan took to sashimi like a fish to water.
Tomorrow we will be cooking Simon’s Yellowtail for a family lunch – there will be fourteen of us!