Tag Archives: Ian McMahon

Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis leads by example, gets his hands dirty to keep beautiful Cape Town clean, including Camps Bay!


On Saturday 14 May Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis attended our Community Litter Clean at Maidens Cove in Camps Bay, his presence attracting 77 adults and children, with 145 bags filled and taken for recycling by I know a Guy Recycling!

I organise a Community Litter Clean in Camps Bay once a month, usually focusing on the Camps Bay Beach area, meeting opposite The 41 Restaurant, which sponsors a beverage for each participant, and a prize of two The 41 burgers for the person collecting the most litter. Continue reading →

Cape Town and Western Cape show solidarity with Ukraine, Government of South Africa remains neutral!


On a historic day when the South African representative in the United Nations chose to remain neutral in a vote in support of Ukraine, one of 35 countries of 140 countries, the City of Cape Town lit up the Cape Town City Hall last night, sadly only as a once-off occurrence.

The lighting up of the City Hall follows the recent lighting up of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature on Wale Street, and was initiated by Mayor Geordin Hill Lewis. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 36 of Level 1, 5 November 2021


Friday 5 November 2021, Day 36 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a special day, having to get up early to work, to do what I needed to do in a short working morning; for organizing balloons for Zest Chef Pavel’s birthday today, also celebrating that his Instagram account reached 1000 followers today, a year after I opened the account for him; for Patso Ivanov and I taking Chef Pavel to Lunch at Homespun by Matt Schreuder at the Andros Hotel in Claremont, only having 2 hours for the lunch, just enough time for the three course menu, joined by Chef Matt at the end of our lunch, comparing notes about opening a new restaurant during Continue reading →