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Sea Point Restaurants and Residents go out onto the street on Freedom Day!


Freedom Day is celebrated today with Restaurants on Regent Road going out onto the street, bringing their cuisine and beverages outside on a perfect weather day

An initiative of the City of Cape Town to get Capetonians back to the city, it follows similar previous events organised by the City on Bree Street and Long Street.

My friend Gary Peterson joined me on a walk along Regent Road, from Piazza da Luz up to Church Road, and back.  It was a wonderful opportunity to window shop, to shop for food as well as for clothing and other items sold by shopkeepers on the Festival strip.

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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 26 of Level 3, 21 August 2021


Saturday 21 August 2021, Day 26 of Level 3 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for another fabulous day, with a number of firsts; for seeing so many heart clouds and a stone, collecting the latter a passion I share with Heidi Klum Gala reported today; for getting my work done in good time this morning, allowing me to be out and about all day; for tea with Rose Klein and Hans-Werner Klein; for a tea treat at Tryn Restaurant at Steenberg, dropping off the Adhara olive oil prize to Chef Kerry Kilpin, one of our 2021 Top 10 Women Chefs; for an amazing exhilarating walk with Rose from Muizenberg to Kalk Bay and back, 11000 steps in total, walking Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal Day 13 of Level 4, 10 July 2021


Saturday 10 July 2021, Day 13 of Level 4 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a wonderful day after a night of zero noise disturbance 💙; doing some work and then heading out to collect Emma in Pinelands, to start our Southern Suburbs Roadtrip, including tea with Stuart Bailey at The Andros Boutique Hotel, the Black Forest German Butcher, Lime Tree Café, and Collaborate in Fish Hoek, to meet Carina du Randt for tea and the most entertaining reunion, meeting her friend George; for a walk through Kalk Bay, and ending off with a delicious ice cream at Bootlegger in Muizenberg 🍦; for the sun coming out from behind the clouds, giving us a 15C day; Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 10 of Adjusted Level 2, 9 June 2021


Wednesday 9 June 2021, Day 10 of Adjusted Level 2 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a more relaxed day; starting with a visit to Bootlegger in Bakoven to chat to Councillor Nicola Jowell in her mobile office, meeting Camps Bay residents, giving me an early first walk of the day; for getting my work done, leaving me half an hour on the terrace in the sun, the morning fog having lifted and it being much colder today than the past few days; for a good status meeting at Anatoli; for being able to see my hotel client for a quick meeting; for having time for another half an hour Bakoven walk at sunset, at the tail end of Stage 3 Loadshedding 😱; and for being happy, Continue reading →