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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 12 of Level 2, 24 September 2021


Friday 24 September 2021, Heritage Day, Day 12 of Level 2 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a lovely Heritage/Braai Day, starting with a grey day and turning into a sunny warm day; for a spontaneous catch-up tea/coffee date at Bootlegger Bakoven with Viv Warby, not having seen each other in ages; for a spontaneous visit by Gary Peterson, to catch up on the shenanigans…. ; for a hard working day in-between, posting a Heritage Day angle for each client; for a walk to Camps Bay and shopping at Woolies, spending a voucher I gained through Discovery; for a lovely dinner at Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 12 of Level 3, 23 September 2021


Thursday 23 September 2021, Day 12 of Level 2 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a good night’s sleep, with a good time of deep sleep, being more of a light sleeper; for preparing for my client meetings today; for a walk through Bakoven; for my rolls waiting for me at Dinkel and succumbing to a Berliner, the best I’ve had in years, oozing lots of apricot jam; for a shopping trip to Hartlief; for good Status meetings for Anatoli and Utopia, the latter being full for dinner tonight, and for lunch and dinner for the next two days, and introducing a new Tasting Menu Continue reading →

Discovery Business Insure announces ‘Restaurant Re-Discovery’ competition, but prize money too small to make a difference to the restaurant industry !


Discovery Business Insure has announced that it is supporting the hard-hit Restaurant industry, by calling a competition whereby restaurants can celebrate their ‘ReDiscovery’, and have a chance to win R25000, according to Good Things Guy. 

The Discovery Business Insure ‘ReDiscovery’ gesture is linked to the upcoming Heritage Day of 24 September, inviting Restaurants to celebrate their roots and heritage. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 4 of Level 1, 24 September 2020.


Thursday 24 September 2020, Heritage Day 🇿🇦, Day 4 of Level 1, Day 182 of Lockdown 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a lovely day to celebrate our country’s Heritage; for a smooth drive to Cape Town, after stops at Good Food & Co to drop off a bottle of ADHARA extra virgin olive oil to Joey Stiglingh, one of two sisters owning the Franschhoek Deli, and buying cheeses, eggs, and yoghurt at the Dalewood Fromage Farm Shop; for the fabulous restringing of my pearl bracelets and repair of a favorite brooch by Caroline Smith in Claremont; for the collection of my Heritage Day treat of Duck Spring Rolls at Pilcrow & Cleaver; for receiving the scoop from Chef Darren Badenhorst about all his restaurant ventures coming up, a story I wrote this morning before leaving Franschhoek; for the lovely breakfast spoil at Maison Montagne; for the love connection with my babies on my return, having missed each other 😻😻; for the Jerusalema Dance Challenge we did on the Tidal Pool Beach, and later on the Tidal Pool wall, guided in doing the dance by Brazilian Eloah who lives in Camps Bay too, whose idea it was, it being hard to dance in the sand; for a wonderful sun relax on my terrace on this third great weather day,at 24C, in a row; and for being happy and healthy. 🙏💙 Venishree Mayer Continue reading →