#grateful for a looooong day, getting home at 21h30; for lovely rain this morning; for Minsky coming back safely early this morning, being out all night and surviving the rain 😻; for preparing for four client Status meetings in a row this morning, followed by a half an hour me-spoil in Sea Point; for a quick chat with Celia Mauerberger, having parked near the Frosted shop; for meeting with newkings boutique hotel and Zest, lovely to see Zest so busy for lunch, and welcoming Takuan von Arnim of Continue reading →
#grateful for a relatively cooler day, with a South Easter blustering this afternoon; for a very busy writing morning, posting for clients and a newsletter deadline coming up; for my visit to the dentist to remove a broken implant turning out to be better than I feared, he not getting the implant out but able to add a new one as well as a new bridge, without any pain, and no bill; for a scrambled egg and toast treat at the WCafe at the Waterfront, both the egg and service not being as good as usual 😱; for Continue reading →
#Grateful for an upside-down day, but nevertheless successful, the first day that I felt in control of my work this week, not having got to everything every day due to Loadshedding; for letting Loadshedding guide me, when it started at 6h00 this morning, so I went for a 7h00 walk, nice and fresh; for completing the November newsletter for newkings boutique hotel this morning; for posting on Social Media for each client; for organizing the Camps Bay Community CAMPS BAY CLEAN and a lunch tomorrow; for buying tickets for the Evita Bezuidenhout Lockdown show next week; for Earl Continue reading →
I’ve previously written about Chef Bertus Basson’s new kykNET series ‘In die Sop: RestaurantvEvolusie’, a weekly episode focusing on the transformation of country restaurants in the Western Cape.
The first two restaurants featured were Red Tin Roof in Riebeek Kasteel, owned by the now infamous journalist Jacques Pauw, and Evita se Perron, now run by owners Hentie van der Merwe and Frits van Reyneveld of Darling Sweet….. in Darling.
In this post I summarise the transformation of Readers Restaurant in Tulbagh and Backyard Café in Wellington.