Category Archives: cleaning

Corona Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 185 of Level 1, 3 April 2022


Sunday 3 April 2022, Day 185 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a lovely sunny day and NO wind 🙏, the wind having blown over two metal plant pots with my bougainvilleas overnight, not happened in 4 years of living here; for a relaxed day; for the company of Earl Grey when I’m at home, having taken over the spare room as his bedroom; for replying to my clients’ diner reviews; for seeing Viv again, fetching her and taking her to Labotessa for an afternoon treat, enjoying their all-day breakfast; for each of us shopping at Fideli’s across the Continue reading →

Sweet Service Award goes to Wash World Laundrette; Sour Service Award goes to De Grendel!


The Sweet Service Award goes to the Wash World Laundrette in Sea Point, and its owner Lessa. I have been using the Laundrette for many years, running in to drop off my laundry, not even writing up the laundry items any more, having so much trust in the staff and its owner. At R100 a bag for my bed linen it is a bargain. Receiving the washed and folded linen back in 24 hours is a further plus.  Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 130 of Level 1, 7 February 2022


Monday 7 February 2022, Day 130 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for surviving the day on 3,5 hours of sleep, wide awake for 2 hours after watching ‘The Tinder Swindler’, memories coming about how I nearly was swindled on Tinder 😱😡; for a day of work, work, work; for Henry finding my sliding door lock key in the most unusual place; for our garage door working perfectly today, Henry now being back at work after his leave and exams; for a chat with Stuart Bailey, needing some advice; Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 117 of Level 1, 25 January 2022


Tuesday 25 January 2022, Day 117 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a warm and windy day; for a hard-working morning, completing a client newsletter; for a walk with Gift in Bakoven, to clean litter, and then dropping him off at a litter hotspot; for a lovely dinner at Utopia with Alex and Patryk, ending it off with a whisky and chocolate truffle pairing; for getting the go-ahead for the Safari Tour for American clients in March; and for being happy, healthy and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →