Corona Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 175 of Level 1, 24 March 2022



Thursday 24 March 2022, Day 175 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a slightly scary day turning into a fabulous day, getting better as the day progressed; for preparing Status Reports for Utopia and Anatoli, but not being able to print them as my right hand could not get to work today, getting it done at Wizardz in the Waterfront ; for getting an implant tooth replaced, made by my dentist with his high-tech 3D machine, being able to smile again 💙; for short and sweet Status meetings; for deciding to have a belated breakfast at Labotessa Hotel & Café and work from there, chatting to the fabulous owner Johan du Plessis, congratulating him on the VIP guest they had stay at the Hotel earlier this week, and being spoilt by the ever generous Johan #thankyou ❤️; for a veg shop at Fideli on Parliament Street; for filling my car with petrol, at R1004 for the full tank 😱, with excellent service from Mike at BP President, despite having to wait a while for him; for a quick Sea Point walk; for a lovely dinner at Zest Restaurant with my newkings boutique hotel clients and executives of Cape Town Tourism, who are launching an exciting international Cape Town Marketing campaign on Monday, Zest and newkings being part of it, a wonderful evening, each of us trying the 5 course Summer Tasting Menu at R295 with a prawn bonus, and receiving fabulous service by Josie Milner ❤️; for Minsky waiting for me when I got home, a relief 😻; and for being happy, healthy and free. 🙏💙

My Blogpost was about Restaurant JAN receiving a Michelin one star accolade for the seventh year running earlier this week.

Lucky number seven for Restaurant JAN in Nice, in being awarded a Michelin one Star!

SA Corona Status: 3,709,209 cases 99932 deaths  33,296,217 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.

Chris von Ulmenstein, WhaleTales Blog: Tel +27 082 55 11 323 Twitter:@Ulmenstein Facebook: Chris von Ulmenstein, My Cape Town Guide/Mein Kapstadt Guide Instagram: @Chrissy_Ulmenstein @MyCapeTownGuide

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