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Sweet Service Award goes to Absolute Pets; Sour Service Award goes to Clicks!


The Sweet Service Award goes to Absolute Pets in Camps Bay, and to its staff member Bukeka, for her kindness and advice shown to me in buying cat food, a name tag for a new cat, as well as cat treats. I’m a brand new cat owner, and her interest in my new cat whenever I shop there is a delight, reflecting that she herself loves pets. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 24 of Level 4, 24 May 2020.


Sunday 24 May 2020, Day 24 of Level 4, after 35 days of Level 5 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for my energy this morning, after a fabulous night’s sleep, heading out at 7h15, my earliest Exercise Time so far, being determined to get to the other end of Clifton, 11000 steps 7,5 km, and high Cardio exertion, earning me 300 Discovery Vitality points; for the number of people I meet along the way, often with a little chat; for it not being so busy as the weekend days normally are; for the fabulous service from Absolute Pets, when I went to buy a cat harness, treats, and catnip for Minsky; for finding my cat kids safe and peaceful when I arrived back home; for bonding with Minsky while KitKat went out wandering; for eventually being able to bring both cats into the apartment space, having had to separate them last night; for going shopping in Sea Point; for a lovely relaxed afternoon, both cats at peace with each other now; for enjoying the last sun before winter strikes tomorrow; and for feeling happy and healthy. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 15 of Level 4, 15 May 2020.


Friday 15 May 2020, Day 15 of Level 4, after 35 days of Level 5. 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for another beautiful day, starting off rainy, but stopping just as Exercise Time commenced, a nice fresh walk up to Clifton 2nd Beach; for another bout of rain at lunchtime, and a sunny ending to the day; for a lovely tea/coffee chat at the side of the road after exercise with Barry Aaron about Charlie aka KitKat 🐱, who visits me daily; for all the love in the sky today, one heart cloud after the other throughout the day 💙💙💙; for being so up to date with my writing early this morning that I could go to town, only the fourth such trip in 7 weeks; for the most amazing service from Hennie Kriel of Audi Cape Town in the Waterfront; for #eyecandy walking past my home and chatting with him from my terrace; for shopping what I need for the next two weeks, including some German comfort food 🇩🇪; for another good step day, with an excellent heart exertion rate gifting me 300 Discovery points; for dancing to Kfm this afternoon; and for being happy and healthy 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Corona Virus : Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 34, 29 April 2020.


Wednesday 29 April 2020, Day 34 of SA Lockdown, Day 45 of SA Corona Virus 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for another stunning day, with a bit of mist early this morning; for a long walk to the shops, and to the home of Petra to collect my new cotton masks; for good service at the Camps Bay pharmacy; for a fabulous Vit D snooze on the terrace; for the delivery of some more BioMedCan SLEEP CBD capsules by courier; for being reassured by Councillor Nicola Jowell about going into Level 4 on Friday; for it being International Dance Day today, and for how starting dancing three and a half years has changed my life, bringing out my inner 18 year old teenager, and is keeping me fit and healthy💃; for two Discovery Vitality Gameboard plays today; and for being happy and healthy. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Corona Virus: new emergency regulations to control excessive price hikes of most-needed food and medical supplies!


Last week fin24 wrote that the Government has announced emergency regulations to control excessive price increases of medical, food, and beverage items most needed during the Corona Virus COVID-19 pandemic. Punitive fines could be levied against companies violating these regulations.  Continue reading →

SA Plastics Pact established, City of Cape Town first municipality in SA to face plastic waste and pollution!


South Africa is the first country in Africa to have joined the international The Plastics Pact, and the City of Cape Town is the first municipality in our country to have joined the South African Plastics Pact, which was established last month. Continue reading →

Sweet Service Award goes to Sorbet Camps Bay; Sour Service Award goes to Clicks Sea Point!


The Sweet Service Award goes to Sorbet in Camps Bay, and its staff Lauren and Rongina for their excellent service earlier this week. It was a joyous reconnection with Lauren, who had been on maternity leave and whom I last saw in May last year, having returned to work in January. She is the most gentle leg waxer, adding in a little massage too.  Equally Rongina knows my nail polish colour when I come for a pedicure, and is gentle in her handling of my feet, a monthly treat. Continue reading →

SA’s most trusted consumer brands includes heritage brand KOO and newbie online brand Takealot.com!

In the 2018 Brandz study by Kantar Millward Brown it has created a list of ten most trusted South African brands, a list which includes mainly food products, the 75 year old KOO one of these and right at the top on Trust, and the very new online shopping brand Takealot.com, already ranked third.  None of the country’s largest value brands appear on the top trusted brand list.  Continue reading →

FitBit a fabulous fitness tool and motivation, discovering my health and fitness with Discovery!

I have not been fitness-conscious in many years, but in preparation for my Camino walk, I decided to invest in a FitBit, a watch that not only tells the date and time, but also provides information about one’s activity in terms of steps and kilometers covered, calories burned, and one’s heart rate. All the measures are tracked daily and weekly, from the time that one startswearing the FitBit. Continue reading →

Carrol Boyes adds fine Chocolate Collection, ‘inspired by her art’, to its vast range of ‘embracing conversation’ artisanal products!

Yesterday I visited the Carrol Boyes head office in Paarden Eiland, and was shown around its extensive and impressive Showroom, and Chocolate and Sugar Confectionery production facility by its CEO Craig Ludwig.  Continue reading →