Sunday 28 November 2021, Day 59 of Level 1, 1st Advent 😷
Corona Gratitude 🙏
#grateful for a cool day initially after rain overnight, becoming misty and then clearing up, becoming humid; for catching up on sleep, on writing blogposts for next week, and on walking outside, having been below my step quota in the past two days 😱; for trying out the new The Pottery which opened in Camps Bay this week, opposite the Pick n Pay and Woolies parking area, next to Dizzy’s; for bumping into two German tourists, on honeymoon and not very happy after their first week in Cape Town, she having been ill, and complaining about the overflowing litter bins and ‘rich’ Camps Bay not matching Ibiza Continue reading →
Friday 19 November 2021, Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse, Day 50 of Level 1 😷
Corona Gratitude 🙏
#grateful for a lovely 21C day, the wind picking up; for surviving my Fast for the Discovery Health Check today, despite the Check going very wrong at two Clicks branches; for Discovery paying for the Health Check; for collecting my new business cards printed at Wizardz in the Waterfront; for picking up Gary Peterson’s birthday present; for a good Status meeting with Utopia and Anatoli; for fetching Continue reading →
When Firefly Café opened in Camps Bay just over a year ago, I was apprehensive about the future of the coffee shop, its service levels being variable, it taking me more than three months to write a review, feeling more confident about its future.
When co-owner Herman Bezuidenhout, who was often in the Café and with whom I enjoyed chatting, left Firefly Café and sold his shares to his business partner Luzaane Spoelstra, my confidence dropped to rock bottom and I did not return for at least four months, until a week ago! What a bad mistake it was! Continue reading →
In only two weeks Paris Cape Town has become such a hit that it was sold out of most of its breads when I arrived at the Boulangerie and Pâtisserie on Sunday. It is truly French, with French owner Laurent, and French baker Thierry, previously of Cassis.
I have been to Paris Cape Town three times, discovering a new treat each time.