Tag Archives: Apple

Sweet Service Award goes to iStore; Sour Service Award goes to Shaw Academy!


The Sweet Service Award goes to the Apple iStore in the Waterfront, and its Technical Advisor Nicholas Gomes, for his amazing service to transfer my photographs and files from my former very outdated iPad Generation 3 to a new Generation 8 iPad. He chatted away while doing the transfers, was super nice, and there was no charge for the service. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 41 of Level 1, 10 April 2021


Saturday 10 April 2021, Day 41 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Gratitude for a cooler cloudy day; for a busy day, starting with a leg wax at the Skin Studio, for the exceptional service from Nicholas at the iStore in the Waterfront, in transferring my photographs and files from the old to the new iPad, for a German shop at Hartlief in Gardens, and fetching figs at Peppertree Café; for a power walk on my secret Bakoven path, with the 300 points earned finally getting me to reach my goal of exceeding the Discovery Points halfway mark of 25000, now reaching Silver ; and for being happy and healthy 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 5 of Level 3, 5 June 2020.


Friday 5 June 2020, Day 5 of Level 3, after 66 days of levels 5 and 4 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a very good clean day; for the happy news that the Argentinian AirBnB clients left today, after 73 Days of being locked up/down in our block of flats together; for having Jameson’s left to celebrate with 🥃; for an exercise walk early this morning, getting up to the start of Clifton, despite my hip playing up today for the first time in months; for my back-up Health App in recording my steps the last three days, I never acknowledging it, as an alternative to FitBit, my walk this morning not recorded at all by FitBit; for having Leah here to do a spring clean deluxe, after almost 3 months of little cleaning; for fabulous service at Tiger Wheel & Tyre for the Discovery Insure vehicle inspection and receiving my garage card as well as device in my car to monitor my driving, a very painless process; for a lovely mild day, despite a chill in the air late morning; for the City Council staff repainting the red lines on Victoria Road, and learning what the zig zag lines stand for; and for being happy and healthy. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Restaurant Review: Cube Tasting Kitchen has no cube, innovative ingredient combinations, functional plating!

imageOf the four top restaurants I ate at in Johannesburg last week, the Cube Tasting Kitchen was the one I knew least about, it not having made the Eat Out Top 20 Restaurant Finalist list ever, yet is highly regarded by Johannesburgers.

Telephonic bookings are not preferred, I sensed when I called. I had to provide email and phone details, and the booking was Continue reading →