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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 88 of Level 1, 17 December 2020


Thursday 17 December 2020, Day 88 of Level 1, Day 267 of Lockdown. 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a cooler day today, and the wind blowing most of the day, very strong now; for the Fire Services in fighting the fire which broke out in Upper Bakoven earlier this afternoon; for a good walk this morning through Bakoven with my cleaners Imtiaz and John, they still on a high after the accolades they received yesterday; for a busy working morning, stressing me somewhat, but the one hour Bakoven walk destressed me completely; for meeting my lovely American apartment neighbour Kay for the first time today, and happy to hear that she is staying for another two months, making no noise at all; for a good Status meeting with my client; for collecting some ordered foods at Hartlief in the Garden’s Centre; for being able to get back home despite Victoria Road having been closed because of the fire, no vehicles being able to travel in the direction of Llandudno; for a looong chat with my Alex ❤️; and for being happy and healthy. 💙🙏 Continue reading →

Welcome to Camps Bay, the French Riviera of Cape Town!


For my Tourist Guiding course we have to present a project about an area in the Cape Peninsula or the Wineland, depending on which tour we have been allocated a practical task. I was very lucky to have been given the area between Maidens Cove in Clifton to Llandudno, along the Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town, the French Riviera of Cape Town. Continue reading →

Steenberg’s Bistro Sixteen82 Chef change almost seamless!

Bistro 1682 Tasting Room Whale CottageI had so looked forward to meeting Chef Kerry Kilpin at Bistro Sixteen82 yesterday, not thinking that the chef would not be at her post, or to ask when booking if she would be in the kitchen.

I made the booking with Nicole, something I don’t often do, but for the drive between Camps Bay and Constantia it was worth doing, given how full of tourists Cape Town still is.  I had invited regular and loyal Blog reader Lisa Harlow from the UK, on holiday in the Cape currently, to join me for lunch, so that we could try Chef Kerry’s Continue reading →