Tag Archives: Camps Bay

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 60 of Level 3 Adjusted, 23 February 2021

 

Tuesday 23 February 2021, Day 60 of Level 3 Adjusted, Day 335 of Lockdown. ๐Ÿ˜ท

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#Grateful for a lovely 22C day, with dark clouds when I went for a walk, as if rain was on its way, but they have almost blown away now; for a wow 500 Discovery points, not sure how that happened, as itโ€™s the same distance to Clifton and back, but Iโ€™m not complaining, as it was a good walk; for a good writing morning, also writing for tomorrow already; for a terrace sun snooze; and for being happy and healthy. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’™ Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 59 of Level 3 Adjusted, 22 February 2021.

 

Monday 22 February, 2021, Day 59 of Level 3 Adjusted, Day 334 of Lockdown ๐Ÿ˜ท

Corona Gratitude ๐Ÿ™

#Grateful for a 22 C day, with no wind; for Minsky coming home early this morning, after another night of galavanting ๐Ÿ™€; for a long writing day, having to first delete some Apps and videos from my phone so that my Instagrammed pics come into my camera roll; for a lovely snooze this afternoon after my disrupted sleep and worry about Minsky; for a late afternoon walk to Clifton and back, the first time since Wednesday that I have earned 300 Discovery points ๐Ÿ’™ ; for a very noisy apartment client directly above me having checked out today ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘; and for being happy and healthy. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 58 of Level 3 Adjusted, 21 February 2021.

Sunday 21 February 2021, Day 58 of Level 3 Adjusted, Day 333 of Lockdown ๐Ÿ˜ท

Corona Gratitude ๐Ÿ™

#Grateful for lovely rain overnight and this morning; for an energetic walk and litter pick up this morning with Imtiaz, challenged by 200 steps between Victoria Road and Kloof Road with lots of litter, making up my steps goal for the day; for a fabulous sleep this afternoon; for Minsky coming home early this morning, after having galavanted somewhere in the night, so scared that something had happened to her; for a clean up at the Tidal Pool late this afternoon, Bakoven brothers Marc and Finn joining us too; and for being happy and healthy. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’™ Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 57 of Level 3 Adjusted, 20 February 2021.

 


Saturday 20 February 2021, Day 57 of Level 3 Adjusted, Day 332 of Lockdown ๐Ÿ˜ท

Corona Gratitude ๐Ÿ™

#Grateful for a lovely relaxed day; for finding Version 3 of the Jacques Pauwgate story on Daily Maverick this morning , and having to post it, the Waterfront restaurant now named; for a litter clean up with Imtiaz, from Bakoven through the lanes and steps to Camps Bay Drive this morning, and cleaning at the Tidal Pool this afternoon again; for collecting my free copy of Daily Maverick 168 at Pick n Pay; for a Skype meeting with the Canadian Tour Guiding Tour Operator and fellow Committee members from around the world, making me grateful for the amount of Lockdown freedom we have in our country compared to many other countries; for Jenny Stephens joining me for dinner at Anatoli Turkish Restaurant, a fun evening with lots of good food; and for being happy and healthy. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’™ Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 55 of Level 3 Adjusted, 18 February 2021.

 

Thursday 18 February 2021, Day 54 of Level 3 Adjusted, Day 330 of Lockdown ๐Ÿ˜ท

Corona Gratitude ๐Ÿ™

#Grateful for a very good food day; for getting my writing done before 10h00, attending a meeting with Councillor Nicola Jowell, Imtiaz, and Xolani Ngqakayi , City of Cape Town Head of Cleansing for an area which includes Camps Bay, long overdue; for a croissant treat at Firefly Cafรฉ, and doing one Camps Bay walk; for my Mohnbrรถtchen waiting for me at Dinkel Bakery; for a very good Status meeting with my client, it feeling like ages since we had last seen each other, but it was just four days; for an amazing new food discovery, Parliament Street becoming a new food lane ๐Ÿ’™; for another Camps Bay walk; and for being happy and healthy ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’™ Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 53 of Level 3 Adjusted, 17 February 2021

 

Wednesday 17 February 2021, Day 53 of Level 3 Adjusted, Day 329 of Lockdown ๐Ÿ˜ท

Corona Gratitude ๐Ÿ™

#Grateful for a very relaxed day, spending it at home in the morning, Mr Grey keeping me company while I wrote in bed, he stretched out between the folds of the duvet, loving it; for being very happy to have Restaurant number 2 come on board, on the basis of the work I have done for Utopia in the past close to 4 months, having a very productive first meeting ๐Ÿ™ ; for a shop at The Olive Branch Deli and Woolies at Lifestyle on Kloof; for a walk to Clifton and back, not initially thinking that I would have the energy to walk the full stretch, but the more I walked the more energy I had, gaining 300 Discovery points; for two Discovery Gameboard plays today, just 5 points short of my next voucher; and for being happy and healthy. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’™ Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 52 of Level 3 Adjusted, 16 February 2021

 

Tuesday 16 February 2021, Day 52 of Level 3 Adjusted, Day 347 of Lockdown.๐Ÿ˜ท

Corona Gratitude ๐Ÿ™

#Grateful for an energetic day in walking with Imtiaz up to The Roundhouse, the oldest building in Camps Bay, to clean up litter near the Camps Bay High School, loving its views from there, and a good heart exertion, earning 300 Discovery points; for a fabulous 8 hours of sleep; for finishing my writing in time for the walk; for a treat fruit salad and basil sorbet at The 41 for that exertion; for writing a second story this afternoon when the Jacques Pauw story broke about his 360 degree turnaround; for a relaxed afternoon; and for being happy and healthy. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’™ Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 51 of Level 3 Adjusted, 15 February 2021

 

Monday 15 February 2021, Day 51 of Level 3 Adjusted, Day 346 of Lockdown. ๐Ÿ˜ท

Corona Gratitude ๐Ÿ™

#Grateful for a lovely day, at 22 C, the wind blowing since this afternoon; for reaching a compromise solution in my second challenge carried over from yesterday; for a walk to Clifton and back, earning 300 Discovery points; for a good Zoom meeting for our Camps Bay Ratepayers Committee meeting, especially happy that the Camps Bay Tidal Pool is one of three to receive a decorative upgrade to educate Pool users about fish and sea life, a request which I had made to Councillor Nicola Jowell soon after we met about one and a half years ago, I wanting a no-litter message included ๐Ÿ™; for replying to a message from a bully I had received quite some time ago, proud of standing up to him ๐Ÿ˜ก; for being very happy to receive a meeting request later this week ๐Ÿ’™; and for being happy and healthy. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’™ Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 50 of Level 3 Adjusted, 14 February 2021

 

Sunday 14 February 2021, Valentineโ€™s Day โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ, Day 50 of Level 3 Adjusted, Day 345 of Lockdown ๐Ÿ˜ท

Corona Gratitude ๐Ÿ™

#Grateful for a most fabulous Valentineโ€™s Day, getting dressed up for it, and spending an hour at Utopia Cape Town, interacting with romantic guests celebrating their love โค๏ธ; for the amazing support I received when cleaning up Camps Bay late this afternoon, looking terrible with litter everywhere, having learner Marc join me, and an amazing surprise that two adult picnickers and two cousin boys helped us clean up near where they were picnicking, the little boys being particularly happy to bring us litter and endless bottles of alcohol empties, filling four garbage bags in an hour, there was so much; for the rain overnight and morning โ˜”๏ธ; and for being happy and healthy. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’™ Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 49 of Level 3 Adjusted, 13 February 2021

 

Saturday 13 February 2021, Day 49 of Level 3 Adjusted, Day 344 of Lockdown ๐Ÿ˜ท

Corona Gratitude ๐Ÿ™

#Grateful for an amazing day with many surprises; for Imtiaz coming to work; for a leg wax at the Skin Studio in Sea Point, Stephanie always being gentle ๐Ÿ’™; for a lovely hair cut and colour by Isabella Page Morgan ๐Ÿ’™; for getting to my lunch date with Gary Peterson at the new Noah Cafรฉ almost on time, spending a most wonderful lunch and afternoon there ๐Ÿ’™; for collecting the last three boxes of figs from Peppertree Cafรฉ ๐Ÿ’™; for a quick clean up walk with Imtiaz, but we were far too early as the picnickers were still in Camps Bay in full force, so Iโ€™ll go and do the rest tomorrow after the rain; for a fabulous evening at Utopia, lovely to see that it was so full that reservations were closed for this evening; for a surprise gift pack of wines and a gin standing outside my door from the lovely UK clients staying in one of the apartments in our building, with whom I had such a lovely restaurant chat two days ago, who had to return to the UK today due to a serious illness of his brother-in-law; and for being happy and healthy. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’™ Continue reading →