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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 25, 20:April 2020.


Monday 20 April 2020, Day 25 of SA Lockdown, Day 36 of SA Corona Virus 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for the gorgeous soft rain falling all day, the grey day not getting me down at all; for feeling energetic in cleaning today, taking the apartment block garbage bin out, dancing with the vacuum, tackling another shelf of my kitchen/lounge to tidy up, and finding a box with 6 wines… ; for clearing out Apps I never use and finding one in which I can store all my store loyalty cards; for attending to some email admin; for Woolies once again being amazing in organizing some Essentials for me, which I’ll fetch tomorrow when the rain clears; for the happy dancing music on Kfm this afternoon; for a little afternoon rainy-day lie in; and for being happy and healthy. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Grande Roche Hotel wakes up from a long sleep, revitalizes with new owners and chef!

The Grande Roche Hotel in Paarl was the epitome of hospitality many years ago, German-owned and  with cigar-smoking Hotelier Horst Frehse at the management helm. Its Bosman’s restaurant was our country’s number one for many years, until its star faded, Frehse left, and For Sale signs were seen for many years. Now the hotel is in new local hands, the name of the restaurant has changed, and it has a new Chef Patron to redevelop it! Continue reading →

Twelve Apostle’s Hotel Azure restaurant launches impressive new Winter Menu!

imageTwelve Apostle’s Hotel PR consultancy Five Star PR invited a number of writers to try the new Winter Menu yesterday, on a sunny winter’s day, with Lion’s Head in the background. I was impressed with how the level of the cuisine at Azure restaurant has improved since my last visit. Continue reading →

Auf Wiedersehen ‘Mr Hospitality’ Horst Frehse!

imageThe turnout at the Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa this afternoon, for the farewell tribute to its Executive Director Horst Frehse, was testament to his popularity and the respect in which he is held, it was clear to see by all who attended. He is one of two iconic hoteliers to retire this year.

Mr Frehse‘, as he has always been respectfully addressed by his Continue reading →