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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 168 of Level 1, 17 March 2022.


Thursday 17 March 2022, Day 168 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for an organized working morning, preparing for Status meetings and posting for my clients; for meetings with Zest Restaurant Cape Town and newkings boutique hotel, very busy weeks lying ahead for the latter; for meeting Gary Peterson at Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers & Ribs in the Waterfront, lovely to catch up again, and entertained by George Sax 🎷and friends, loving our lamb Continue reading →

Corona Lockdown Level 3 regulations presented by Government, without any surprises, aimed to ‘secure the future of this beautiful country’!


In a reasonably efficiently presented speech to the nation, listeners and viewers addressed as ‘Compatriots’, Minister of Co-operative  Governance Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma presented a short half an hour summary of the Level 3 regulations, not surprising the nation with any changes to the broad Level 3 outline presented by President Ramaphosa on Sunday evening. The Minister concluded her speech by saying: ‘We must endure today to secure the future of this beautiful country’.  

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Corona Virus Lockdown: Restaurant deliveries by third party partners like Uber Eats getting the cold shoulder locally and internationally!


Since the world went into Lockdown, restaurants that were allowed to offer Take-Away food delivery to customer homes have increasingly used Third Party Delivery companies. Uber Eats probably is the world’s largest Food Delivery Company, having added this service a few years ago to its standard driver service. In our country it competes alongside MrD, a company belonging to TakeaLot, masters in e-commerce home delivery. Yet, during Lockdown the tide is turning, one reading an increasing number of warnings against third party delivery services, restaurant patrons being encouraged to order food from restaurants which use their own staff to deliver, locally and internationally. What has caused this negative sentiment! Continue reading →

Corona Virus Lockdown Level 4: New Government-allowed businesses to reopen, with some ridiculous regulations!


The Government is easing the restrictions of the economy, slowly but surely, and gazetted the opening up of three further industries two days ago, with immediate effect: Car sales, Winter clothing, and small businesses. Some of the Winter Clothing regulations are deemed to be a joke.  Continue reading →