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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 38 of Level 1, 28 October 2020.


Wednesday 28 October 2020, Day 38 of Level 1, Day 216 of Lockdown 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for another day of abundance 🙏; for a slightly cooler day but mostly sunny; for a perfect TakeaLot delivery of cat food; for Checkers 60 Minutes reversing the overcharge on yesterday’s changed delivery; for two Discovery Gameboard plays; for a walk to Clifton 3rd beach, with lots of litter around Maiden’s Cove, gaining 200 points; for an additional 360 Discovery points for my heathy food purchases this month at Pick n Pay, a very good start to my goal of reaching Diamond Status before the end of the year; for the film industry being fortunate to film a Vodacom TV commercial in Camps Bay for the past two days, I not seeing it yesterday as I was not in Camps Bay for most of the day, but Tracy Jackson sent me some pics, one with a ❤️; for the invitation to attend a launch of ‘Around My Table’ by Denise Cowburn-Levy of Ginger & Lime in Fresnaye, and the Kitchen Collective in Bo-Kaap, at Bokeh Creative Space on Regent Road in Sea Point this evening, being super lucky to win a prize ❤️; for rain having started falling ; and for being happy and healthy. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

New Exhibit A Fine-Dining restaurant of Chefs Rikku Ó’Donnchü and Warwick King opens on 1 November, Proudly South African focus with international twist!

Last week I enjoyed the special Heritage Day lunch at pop-up SŸN restaurant on Bree Street, and after the lunch I heard the first details of the permanent fine-dining restaurant opening on 1 November, to be called Exhibit A. The restaurant will be located on the 3rd floor of the Villa 47 building at 47 Bree Street. Yesterday I returned to the restaurant to hear more details from the chefs about their new 46-seater restaurant.  Continue reading →

The Highcliffe Food and Arts Festival celebrates craft food and beverages from the New Forest: 1 June 2019!

This past weekend the Highcliffe Food and Arts Festival was held, the emphasis being on the Food, with Beverages, and gins in particular, of the New Forest area. Highcliffe is a small town down the road from Chewton Glen, the hotel at which my son works in the New Forest in southern England, an area well-known for its heathland, forest trails, and native ponies. And it surprised me at the variety of craft beverages and craft foods that were on offer to buy, in full size or as a tasting portion.  Continue reading →

Carrol Boyes adds fine Chocolate Collection, ‘inspired by her art’, to its vast range of ‘embracing conversation’ artisanal products!

Yesterday I visited the Carrol Boyes head office in Paarden Eiland, and was shown around its extensive and impressive Showroom, and Chocolate and Sugar Confectionery production facility by its CEO Craig Ludwig.  Continue reading →