Category Archives: Discovery

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 10 of Level 2, 22 September 2021

 

Wednesday 22 September 2021, Day 10 of Level 2 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#gratefui for a wonderful hot day, at 26C, with amazing sunsets tonight; for 2 Discovery Gameboard plays, allowing me to buy a Woolworths shopping voucher; for a hard working day, every second weekday being a catch up day, it getting busier and busier, luckily being at home all day until late this afternoon when I drove to Zest to welcome Mamohau Seseane, a Kfm presenter on Sunday evenings, with the most beautiful voice, we having last seen each other dancing at HQ two years ago; for a Continue reading →

Discovery Business Insure announces ‘Restaurant Re-Discovery’ competition, but prize money too small to make a difference to the restaurant industry !

 

Discovery Business Insure has announced that it is supporting the hard-hit Restaurant industry, by calling a competition whereby restaurants can celebrate their ‘ReDiscovery’, and have a chance to win R25000, according to Good Things Guy. 

The Discovery Business Insure ‘ReDiscovery’ gesture is linked to the upcoming Heritage Day of 24 September, inviting Restaurants to celebrate their roots and heritage. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 3 of Level 2, 15 September 2021

 

Wednesday 15 September 2021, Day 3 of Level 2 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for another lovely day, a catch up work day and ending on a social note; for two Discovery Gameboard plays; for a catch up call from Barbara Lenhard, in Cape Town for a short visit; for a walk to Woolies in Camps Bay; for a wonderful dinner at the home of Nicholas Fjord, living next door to Gary Peterson, meeting each other via Facebook initially, and for the first time this evening, in addition to Helen Hicks, Nicholas’ sister and also living in Camps Bay, and Renate Flint, who knows Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 44 of Level 3, 8 September 2021.:

 

Wednesday 8 September 2021, Day 44 of Level 3 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a beautiful day at 19C, tomorrow promising to be a first summer day at 24C; for two Discovery Gameboard plays, receiving a Woolworths voucher; for a working morning, grateful for a meeting being postponed to next week; for a walk to Bakoven, with a Vit D dose; for three meetings at Zest, back to back, one being learning how to add pics and copy to our website; for seeing Florence Poretti and her Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journey, Day 16 of Level 3, 11 August 2021!

 

Wednesday 11 August 2021, Day 16 of Level 3 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a busy busy day, starting with a 10h15 meeting, and spending about 6 hours at Zest and newkings boutique hotel, meeting Nicky Greeff-Chait from Camps Bay, and later Roman Retreat guest house owners at Zest, enjoying chatting to them; for receiving a July payment today 😱🙏; making my Thursday shopping routine a Wednesday one, collecting my Dinkel rolls, and my German coldmeats at Hartlief at Garden Centre; for a Bakoven walk, it getting chilly with rain arriving this evening; for 2 Discovery Gameboard plays, promptly spending a R100 voucher at Woolworths 💙; and for being happy, healthy, and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 9 of Level 3, 4 August 2021.

 

Wednesday 4 August 2021, Day 9 of Level 3 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a night’s sleep, with a far longer deep sleep than normal, waking up to the lovely sound of the waves; for an amazing breakfast brought up to my room, enjoying it on my terrace, with granola and fruit salad, and scrambled egg and breakfast, with tea; for finishing my writing work this morning; for a fun long walk with Jeanette Loring along the beach to the other end of Gordon’s Bay, seeing quaint shops and the other restaurants in Gordon’s Bay; for being able to pick up litter on the way, I having brought my cleaning gloves with me; for catching up on work this afternoon; for a Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal,Day 3 of Level 3, 28 July 2021.

 

Wednesday 28 July 2021, Day 3 of Level 3 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a busy day, having a lot of writing to do, loving the pressure; for a good sleep; for 2 Discovery Gameboard plays, meaning that I qualified for another Woolies R100 voucher, winning three this month; for a Bakoven walk this morning; for a shopping walk this afternoon to spend the Woolies voucher 😱; a grey day with more rain to come; and for being happy, healthy and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 26 of Level 4, 23 July 2021

 

Friday 23 July 2021, Day 26 of Level 4 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a beautiful sunny 14C day but with a cold start and end; for a good night’s sleep; for a good working day, catching up, and finishing the last edit of a new Anatoli Turkish Restaurant website; for a longer Camps Bay walk, loving the crisp clean air, and seeing a lot of ’non-alcoholic beer’ being drunk at two restaurants at the Clifton end of Camps Bay 😱; a quick shop at Woolies, buying the cats their favorite Sheba tins from my Discovery Woolies voucher; for being spared Loadshedding; and for being happy, healthy, warm, and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 24 of Level 4, 21 July 2021

 

Wednesday 21 July 2021, Day 24 of Level 4 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

Grateful for a storm day with rain and sun, rain and sun; for a peaceful sleep; for first reaction to my Door Lock moves, the Fire inspector making a first visit; for two Discovery Gameboard plays; for a busy working day; for a walk to the Camps Bay Hardware store, rewarded with a short-lived rainbow; for being warm on such a cold day, the cats even preferring to be inside 😻😻; and for being happy, healthy, and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 17 of Level 4, 14 July 2021

 

Wednesday 14 July 2021, Day 17 of Level 4 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a sunny day, but still chilly at 14C; for surviving on little sleep, with the Nigerian and friends partying from 1h30 until 5h00 this morning in Sacha Jack’s EbbTide Apartment 201 ; for two Discovery Gameboard plays, winning another Woolies voucher from points left over plus the new ones gained today; for walks to Camps Bay and then to Bakoven; for being able to share a not-good situation from yesterday with a wonderful client, a very good listener; for being safe in Cape Town; and for being healthy and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →