Tag Archives: Christmas

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Christmas Day, 25 December 2021


Saturday 25 December 2021, Christmas Day 🎄⭐️, Day 86 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a lovely Christmas Day, after a quiet Christmas Eve at home last night; for posting Christmas messages for each of my clients; for sharing the Christmas joy with the diners at Utopia, taking photographs of the full house today, with a lovely special Christmas Menu served, and for being invited to share the table with Maki Chase, her husband Steve Chase and Maki’s children, so kind and generous, served an egg nog (made with Amarula, rum, and Crème anglaise…. Mmmmmm) which the guests had received as a welcome drink, and for being able to buy a main course portion Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 80 of Level 1, 19 December 2021

Sunday 19 December, Day 80 of Level 1, 4th Advent 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a beautiful 27C day, with no wind, slightly less manic in Camps Bay than it was yesterday; for getting some client work done; for showing my new CAMPS BAY CLEAN Cleaner Gift Bakoven, and the litter HotSpots, and then sending him off to the Tidal Pool to clean up litter there this afternoon, filling ten Council bags today; for preparing for my 4th Advent celebration and pre-birthday party, so sad that so many of my friends were ill and could not join us, and even more Continue reading →

Sweet Service Award goes to Harck & Heart; Sour Service Award goes to Clicks!


The Sweet Service Award goes to Harck & Heart, a company baking and selling gingerbread  biscuits, Christmas tree ornaments, and Gingerbread house kits, for their easy online ordering system, and for their delivery on the day that I chose, with a follow-up email to confirm the delivery. The box of  Christmas gingerbread goodies was beautifully presented and safely packaged, to prevent any damage during delivery.  Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 61 of Level 1, 30 November 2021


Tuesday 30 November 2021, Day 61 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a fabulous day, warm at 22C; for having a morning meeting cancelled, which gave me uninterrupted time to do my client work today; for a walk to Woolworths to buy fruit; for meeting Gary Peterson at my house and driving through to Stonehurst Estate at Westlake, to the home of the Honorary Consul of Finland, Phillip Palmgren, to attend an evening of ‘Fancy Finnish Food’, hosted Continue reading →