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Sweet Service Award goes to Dinkel; Sour Service Award goes to Woolworths!

 

The Sweet Service Award goes to Dinkel Bakery and its staff member Cain, who regularly offers fantastic service. Recently he was on leave in Zimbabwe. I messaged him via Messenger, not knowing that he was on leave. He passed the message on to his Dinkel colleague, who had poppyseed rolls ready for me to collect.  Whenever I want rolls, I message him. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 14 of Level 1, 14 October 2021

 

Thursday 14 October 2021, Day 14 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a lovely rainy start to the day; warming up to become a humid day, but cold now and more rain on the way tomorrow; for zero Loadshedding today after a heavy shedding week 😱; for a working morning; for my Dinkel poppyseed roll stop; for enough time to have my favorite Appeltaart at Labotessa and seeing owner Johann du Plessis there; for a quick shop at Fideli’s, seeing the newly engaged owner Chef Judi Fourie there; for a good Status meeting for Anatoli and Utopia, doing so well ; so happy that clients of mine loved the JAN experience in Nice last night 🙏 for a refreshing walk to the Tidal Pool; and for being happy, healthy, and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 38 of Level 3, 2 September 2021.

 

Thursday 2 September 2021, Day 38 of Level 3 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for another fabulous day, starting at zero and ending at 100; for surviving the fourth sleep disturbance night in a row thanks to the Nigerians; for my pool working perfectly now; for preparing for my status meetings of this afternoon; for a Bakoven walk; for a shopping trip condensed into an hour, fetching my rolls at Dinkel Bakery, buying my German treats at Hartlief; for a treat of Appeltaart and cream at Labotessa Café, and a surprise gift from owner Johan of the fabulous Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 23 of Level 3, 18 August 2021

 

Wednesday 18 August 2021, Day 23 of Level 3 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a wonderful organized day, starting early in the morning, getting ready for two client meetings; for it pouring early this morning ☔️ but having cleared up when I left for town; for my Dinkel rolls waiting for me; for presenting Top 10 Woman Chef Judi Fourie of Pilcrow & Cleaver her prize of a bottle of Adhara Extra Virgin olive oil, and receiving discount vouchers for her Fideli’s and Pilcrow & Cleaver to hand out to vaccinated persons as a thank you; for a quick spoil at Labotessa Café for my favorite apple tart; for my haircut by Isabella Page Morgan after I ran out of time last week ❤️; for a pop in at Woolies at St John’s Piazza in Sea Point, succumbing to some early summer Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 10 of Level 3, 5 August 2021.

 

Thursday 5 August 2021, Day 10 of Level 3 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a wonderful day, with more abundance 🙏; for an early breakfast, having to leave 185 on Beach after 2 days of generous spoiling by Jeanette and Richard Loring; for a coffee/tea stop at Fancy Franks in Somerset West, owned by Michael Townsend, meeting GM Duncan Bruce, not having seen each other in years, since we met at Hartford House; for getting to my Harvest Culture Eaterie in the Tyger Waterfront spot on at 11h00, despite a traffic jam on the N2, as a result of a police van having done a somersault and landing on its roof 😱; for being appointed by Harvest Culture to continue with their Social Media after a probationary period 🙏🙏🙏; for having such a Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 25 of Level 4, 22 July 2021!

 

Thursday 22 July 2021, Day 25 of Level 4 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a good night’s sleep; for more sun today, on and off, and for not being as cold as it sounded when Kfm’s Brandon Leigh kept saying this will be the coldest day and night this year today, at 14C today and 7C tonight; for a visit by our Absolute Fire fire equipment servicing company, confirming that our smoke detector fire alarm system does not conform to SANS legal standards 😱, this company offering amazing service and advice, not charging for their visit today; for finishing off the Zest website today, selecting the photographs for it; for my rolls waiting for me at Dinkel Bakery; Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 11 of Level 4, 8 July 2021.

 

Thursday 8 July 2021, Day 11 of Level 4. 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a day of lots of wind and rain, and few photographs and steps 😱; for preparing for two Status meetings this morning, not getting a midday walk as it started raining at that time, and it never stopped, pouring when I had to enter Anatoli Turkish Restaurant, waiting in the car; for a spoil Status meeting, with a huge pot of Dilmah Earl Grey tea and biscuits; for collecting my rolls at Dinkel Bakery, and a Lamb Curry Dinner treat at Café Charles to share for dinner with Gary Peterson; for a delightful Cointreau tea with dinner and an apple blueberry tart with Woolies custard mmmmm….. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 4 of Level 4, 1 July 2021

 

Thursday 1 July 2021, Day 4 of Lockdown Level 4. 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for more rain, mainly this morning but raining again now ☔️, and wonderful to see the sun for a while for a change, with a wonderful sunset, creating lots of pink on the clouds over the Twelve Apostles and in Bakoven; for two heart clouds 💗; for surviving another apartment noise disturbance night 😱; for a good working morning, preparing for two client meetings; for two Bakoven walks, one at lunchtime, and another after my meeting late afternoon; for my rolls waiting for me at Dinkel Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 3 of Level 3, 18 June 2021.

 

Friday 18 June 2021, Day 3 of Level 3 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a glorious day, sunny again after the rain yesterday, so warm that I wore a sleeveless top; for getting most of my work done early this morning so that I could get to Somerset Hospital by 10h00ish, for my vaccination; for celebrating the vaccination with a tea and apple tart treat at Labotessa, spoilt rotten there with a gift of their lovely French shampoo and conditioner; for a shop pop in at Fideli’s Deli; for getting into Home Affairs easily but a wasted effort 😱; for an energetic walk in my secret Bakoven lanes; and for being happy, healthy and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Sweet Service Award goes to Dinkel Bakery ; Sour Service Award goes to EbbTide Apartment 201!

 

The Sweet Service Award goes to Dinkel Bakery and its staff member Cain, for his continuous good service when he keeps poppyseed rolls for me every week, and for speaking to me in German.

 

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