Tag Archives: Gordon’s Bay

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 166 of Level 1, 15 March 2022


Tuesday 15 March 2022, Day 166 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for getting home safely, after 12 hours on the road from Plett to Cape Town; for a last breakfast at The Grand, granola with fruit and yoghurt, and scrambled egg and Avo; for filling up the car and testing tyres and oil at Shell Plett; for the morning drive until Swellendam going smoothly with little traffic, and roadworks only just before the town; for a much better lunch at Grace & Merci in Swellendam today compared to the one at Old Gaol five days ago, closed as we drove past today, I suspecting that ‘In die Sop’ may be doing an image and menu overhaul for the restaurant; for our Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 161 of Level 1, 10 March 2022.


Thursday 10 March 2022, Day 161 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a day with a difference, getting up early to complete my work before leaving on a Safari Tour; for fetching my American clients Sonja and Mark; for Mike my favorite petrol attendant at BP President being at work and getting my car ready for the big trip; for the amazing Jeanette Loring allowing us to leave my clients’ suitcases with her in Gordon’s Bay 💙; for a smooth drive to Swellendam, where we had a lunch stop, finding that the Old Gaol had moved to the other end of Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 17 of Level 3, 12 August 2021.


Thursday 12 August 2021, Day 17 of Level 3 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for rain this morning and then sunshine on a very cold 14C day; for staying home all day, mostly in bed, having sore joints and cold shivers, having to cancel two meetings today, the first time in years that I have felt ill; and for my cats keeping me company 😻😻. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

185 on Beach is literally … on the beach in Gordon’s Bay, superb views and service!


Last week I was spoilt with a two day stay at 185 on Beach, a four star guest house as well as self-catering accommodation establishment located on Beach Road in Gordon’s Bay, a few steps from the town’s famous Bikini Beach.

What was intended as an Instagram training trade exchange became two days of spoiling by owners Richard and Jeanette Loring, and added to my portfolio of sunset photographs, given the fantastic location of 185 on Beach. Continue reading →