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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 158 of Level 1, 7 March 2022


Monday 7 March 2022, Day 158 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a busy day, getting my client work done by 9h30, to leave for the City; for a 12 hour tour with my lovely young German client Josua, covering Bo-Kaap, Woodstock, Steenberg, Muizenberg, Boulder’s Beach, Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point, Chapman’s Peak, Camps Bay, Clifton, Signal Hill, and ending off the day with a lovely Tasting Menu dinner at Zest, Marlene Du Plessis-Zoetl eating there too; for surviving a very strong South Easter, especially in the deep south and at Signal Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 151 of Level 1, 28 February 2022.


Monday 28 February 2022, Day 151 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a smooth flowing good day; for sleeping better; for getting my most important work done by 10h00 this morning; for a smooth trip to and back from the airport, meeting Hans and Carina Gangel at the airport just in time, as the plane landed early, Carina recognizing me from Facebook, so lovely to chat to, and knowing so much about me and Maya at my pool, and the restaurants I represent, and having booked the newkings boutique hotel from what she had seen in Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 76 of Level 1, 15 December 2021.


Wednesday 15 December 2021, Day 76 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a very organized day, starting very early, writing my Blogpost, and preparing Status Reports for all my clients for the rest of the week; for fitting in a quick Bakoven round; for the City of Cape Town removing the builders rubble x 2 which I reported to them yesterday; for buying balloons at RockaRolla in Continue reading →

RIP Tempestuous Food Writer Sonia Cabano!


I met Sonia Cabano ten years ago, ten days short of the exact date in May 2011. We had heard about each other, and connected twice in one week, I interviewing her about her latest cookbook, a story which detailed her background up to that point, a reference to those reading this tribute.

Yesterday evening it was announced that Sonia Cabano had been found dead in her house in Gardens, Cape Town, the cause of her death unknown.

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