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Sweet Service Award goes to EnMasse; Sour Service Award goes to Ink Cartel Tattoos!


The Sweet Service Award goes to EnMasse in the Garden Centre, and its staff member Lloyd. Rose and Hans-Werner Klein and I had a sit-down tea there, which was served in a paper cup. I asked for a tea spoon to remove the tea bag from my cup, and was given a plastic fork! Lloyd was very apologetic, and comped the teas, knowing that he had been forced to offer sub-standard service by his employers. I posted a message to EnMasse on Instagram, and the brand owner replied that all sit-down customers should have their tea served in double-glass tea cups. Well done Lloyd!  Continue reading →

Sweet Service Award goes to Wash World Laundrette; Sour Service Award goes to De Grendel!


The Sweet Service Award goes to the Wash World Laundrette in Sea Point, and its owner Lessa. I have been using the Laundrette for many years, running in to drop off my laundry, not even writing up the laundry items any more, having so much trust in the staff and its owner. At R100 a bag for my bed linen it is a bargain. Receiving the washed and folded linen back in 24 hours is a further plus.  Continue reading →

Corona Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 179 of Level 1, 28 March 2022.


Monday 28 March 2022, Day 179 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a good day, ending off in a surprise fashion; for it being cooler at 21C, and Lions Head covered, signaling the rain forecast for tomorrow; for a busy working day, posting for clients and finishing one of two client newsletters for April, but taking a lunch break walk to Camps Bay, also preparing my input for the Camps Bay & Clifton Ratepayers Association meeting I could not attend, clashing with a 18h00 event in the Waterfront; for another 2000 steps walked around the couch this Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 170 of Level 1, 19 March 2022


Saturday 19 March 2022, Day 170 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a lovely day, at 30C plus in parts of the city, a strong wind coming up late afternoon; for doing some work this morning; for a Hartlief shop in the Gardens Centre, so lovely when the staff asked where I’ve been; for finding tiny figs at Food Lovers Market, amazingly priced, not going there regularly enough; for attending a charity German Rotary Club Garden Party at the residence of Madam Consul of Germany in Bishopscourt, selling Bratwurst and Leberkäse on rolls, and beer, Continue reading →