The Sweet Service Award goes to Labotessa Hotel and Café and its owner Johan du Plessis, for his continuous generosity in spoiling me when I pop in there for their wonderful Appeltaart or all-Day Breakfast, sitting at their outside tables. It is a wonderful inner-City refuge with friendly Service, a Dutch-inspired interior design, and good food.
#grateful for a day that went from zero to 100 🙏; for being very organized in getting my work done this morning, preparing for two Status meetings, getting my blogpost posted; and even fitting in a Bakoven walk; for getting a pool problem attended to; for a quick shop at Checkers and Woolies in Sea Point; for excellent Status Meetings with newkings boutique hotel and Zest Restaurant, so happy that a former client is helping out at Zest, our meeting like those of old times; for doing my monthly petrol fill-up at BP President, my favorite attendant Mike unfortunately not there; for finally being Continue reading →
#grateful for one of the best Mondays in a long time, a day of leisure and dining indulgence; for getting my writing completed in time; for the treat of the company of Gary Peterson for 5 1/2 hours at the new Grand Pavilion Restaurant on Beach Road in Sea Point, and for getting such a fabulous table nearest the pavement, with the view onto the palm tree-lined Beach Road Boulevard; for a guided tour of Harry’s Bar by owner Michael Townsend; for meeting FaceBook Friend Johnny Snyman who was there too; for chatting to Brian Van Hansen who cycled past our table and came to chat; for lovely food, especially Gary’s rack of lamb and my Chocolate Torte dessert; for being spoilt with a cocktail/mocktail with the compliments of Michael; for just indulging in the lovely lounge seating area; for fabulous service from Charlene Shapiro of CNC Products, who dropped off an order of mixed nuts and cake mix at the restaurant, knowing that I was there; for a walk with Vivian Warby almost immediately after coming home, indulging in the most amazing sunset at Bakoven, sitting on the steps of a bungalow of a most kind owner; and for being happy and healthy. 🙏💙 Continue reading →
Monday 15 February 2021, Day 51 of Level 3 Adjusted, Day 346 of Lockdown. 😷
Corona Gratitude 🙏
#Grateful for a lovely day, at 22 C, the wind blowing since this afternoon; for reaching a compromise solution in my second challenge carried over from yesterday; for a walk to Clifton and back, earning 300 Discovery points; for a good Zoom meeting for our Camps Bay Ratepayers Committee meeting, especially happy that the Camps Bay Tidal Pool is one of three to receive a decorative upgrade to educate Pool users about fish and sea life, a request which I had made to Councillor Nicola Jowell soon after we met about one and a half years ago, I wanting a no-litter message included 🙏; for replying to a message from a bully I had received quite some time ago, proud of standing up to him 😡; for being very happy to receive a meeting request later this week 💙; and for being happy and healthy. 🙏💙 Continue reading →