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Corona Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 183 of Level 1, 1 April 2022

 

Friday 1 April 2022, Day 183 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a fabulous day, that just became better as the day progressed; for being able to do a Bakoven walk on a day with very strong wind, the wind having died down somewhat over lunch time; for preparing a proposal for a prospective client, loving writing it as it is different to the work I do for my other clients; for a meeting at Labotessa Hotel & Café, loving their tea and Appeltaart spoil 💙 ; for a photograph session at Anatoli, for its participation in Restaurant Week running from today Continue reading →

Corona Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 180 of Level 1, 29 March 2022

 

Tuesday 29 March 2022, Day 180 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a gorgeous morning of rain, and a much cooler day at a wintry 17C, fabulous for writing, completing my Blogpost and posting for clients, for a combined Bakoven and Camps Bay walk, with litter to clean up along the way; and for being happy, healthy and free. 💙❤️ Continue reading →

Corona Lockdown Journey Journal, Year 2 and 730th day of Lockdown, Day 178 of Level 1, 27 March 2022

 

Sunday 27 March, Year 2 and 730th day of Lockdown, Day 178 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a beautiful 27C day, very relaxed yet writing four Blogposts for the week ahead; for a Bakoven walk; for a Vitamin D dose; for more than surviving two years of Lockdown 😷💙; for a lovely sunset walk to Camps Bay, still busy at 19h00 on such a gorgeous beach day, treating myself to a Gibson’s ice cream cone….. 🍦; and for being happy, healthy and free. 🙏💙

SA Corona Status:  3,713,252 cases 99956 deaths  33,405,701 vaccinations 

FitBit 7500 steps 5,5 km 👣

LovemylifeandloveGaryslife 💙❤️

The Corona Virus Lockdown (Level 5), announced by our President Cyril Ramaphosa earlier to commence on 27 March 2020 and to continue until 16 April, subsequently extended to 30 April, lowered to Level 4 from 1 May, lowered to Level 3 from 1 June, lowered to Level 2 from 18 August, lowered to Level 1 from 21 September, and moved back to Adjusted Level 3 from 29 December,  extended to 15 February on 11 January 2021, extended but relaxed on 1 February, and relaxed back to Level 1 on 1 March 2021, moved back to Adjusted Level 2 on 31 May, moved back to level 3 on 16 June, and moved back to Adjusted Level 4 on 28 June, extended by two weeks on 11 July,  returned to Level 3 on 26 July, returned to Level 2 on 13 September, returned to Level 1 on 1 October,  and the Curfew Curfew lifted on 30 December 2021 is an unprecedented event in my lifetime. I am posting my daily Facebook post to journal this Corona Lockdown Journey, perhaps to serve as material for a future Book.

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Corona Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 176 of Level 1, 25 March 2022.

 

Friday 25 March 2022, Day 176 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a lovely relaxed day; for seeing Henry again, after he couldn’t get to work yesterday; for a working day from home; for a Bakoven walk mid-morning, and a sunset one to the Tidal Pool late afternoon, with a very strong wind now; for a lovely message from dear friend Gary Peterson; and for being happy, healthy and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Corona Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 172 of Level 1, 21 March 2022

 

Monday 21 March 2022, Human Rights Day, Day 172 of Level 1 😷

Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for another beautiful long weekend day at 28C, but a strong wind blowing now; for posting for my clients; for a walk to Woolies and a spoil at The Pottery; for an afternoon snooze; for a sunset walk through Bakoven, the wind blowing the cobwebs away; and for being happy, healthy and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 170 of Level 1, 19 March 2022

 

Saturday 19 March 2022, Day 170 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a lovely day, at 30C plus in parts of the city, a strong wind coming up late afternoon; for doing some work this morning; for a Hartlief shop in the Gardens Centre, so lovely when the staff asked where I’ve been; for finding tiny figs at Food Lovers Market, amazingly priced, not going there regularly enough; for attending a charity German Rotary Club Garden Party at the residence of Madam Consul of Germany in Bishopscourt, selling Bratwurst and Leberkäse on rolls, and beer, Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 157 of Level 1, 6 March 2022

 

Sunday 6 March 2022, Day 157 of Level 1😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a most beautiful day, at 28C, but over 30 C while I was driving 😱; for popping in for a very quick croissant breakfast at Labotessa, the word having spread in that there was no table available outside, and I was so rushed that I forgot to photograph it 😱, having received a message that the Qatar flight of my American clients was arriving 45 minutes early; for receiving a spoil gift of shampoos and soap from La Botessa owner Johan du Plessis 💙; for getting to the airport on time Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 152 of Level 1, 1 March 2022

 

Tuesday 1 March 2022, Day 152 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for an upside down day, but still organized; for writing and posting this morning to meet a deadline to get to one of my clients at lunchtime, but was cancelled 5 minutes before I was due to leave, giving me more working time, time for a Bakoven walk, and an opportunity to try to catch up on sleep, the latter not successful; for getting into bed anyway, feeling fluish this afternoon, and now having taken Medlemon, used Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 149 of Level 1, 26 February 2022

 

Saturday 26 February 2022, Day 149 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a 29C day, with no wind; for a generous day, three of my clients paying me today, and one having paid earlier this week 💙; for receiving a referral for a tourist guiding client from Thursday’s German Grischa client 💙; for being lucky to get an airport collection job for Monday via one of my clients, with my Tourist Guide hat on 💙; for a fabulous The 41 tea on the lawns at the beach, being the envy of a number of passersby, and making up for my disappointment that NO one Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 142 of Level 1, 19 February 2022

 

Saturday 19 February 2022, Day 142 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a cool cloudy day, starting and ending with some drizzle, with a Sunday feeling; for a busy working morning, finalizing the Safari Tour bookings for next month, the hotels disappointing in their booking admin 😱; for a Bakoven walk at lunch time, and an evening sunset walk; for Kfm’s Blokparty, all music and no talk 👏👏👏; and for being happy, healthy and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →