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Gratitude for a fabulous 2022 !

 

Grateful for a fabulous year 2022 ❤️:

*. Getting my cataracts removed and hence able to pass my driver’s license renewal

*. Getting my passport renewed, after a very long wait, having the freedom to travel this year

*. For buying a house, my passport to freedom from sharing a property with AirBnB renters, despite the noise disturbances having reduced vastly in the past few months and the first Trustee having sold her apartment…. two more to go… And for asserting Continue reading →

BREAKING NEWS: UK lifts Ban on Southern African countries from its Red List!

 

BusinessTech has reported that the UK is likely to lift South Africa and its nine neighbouring countries from its Red List, as early as today. The reason is that despite the Travel Ban, the spread of the Covid Omicron variant has not been curbed in the UK!

Nigeria was added to the Red List a week ago.

BREAKING NEWS: Reports from the UK are that the Southern African countries’ Travel Ban will  be lifted at 4h00 tomorrow! 

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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 46 of Level 1, 15 November 2021

 

Monday 15 November 2021, Day 46 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a lovely sunny 22C day; for a stay-at-home working day; for the day/night lights at the apartment block working again, at least on my side, after not doing so for almost a week; for a walk to Bakoven; for taking photographs of a French tourist group of 40 pax staying at the newkings boutique hotel and eating at Zest Restaurant this evening; for stopping in Camps Bay on my way home, taking a walk on the beach front, with lovely sunsets, seeing a brand new Marcels frozen Continue reading →

SA Tourism body fumes over UK’s refusal to remove SA from its Red List!

 

The UK removed a number of countries, including Kenya, Pakistan, Egypt, and The Maldives, from its Red List last week, but South Africa was not one the nine countries benefiting from the travel relaxation, reports Daily Maverick. 

SA Tourism Services Association (SATSA) CEO David Frost spoke out harshly, describing the decision by the UK to not include our country as ‘scandalous and completely unacceptable’. Continue reading →