Tag Archives: Melissa’s

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 74 of Level 1, 13 December 2021

 

Monday 13 December 2021, Day 74 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a mixed up day, not having its normal flow, but still getting my work down; for Leah coming to do a much-needed clean 🙏; for a surprise message and subsequent call from a Russian Tour Operator, looking for local Tourist Guides, what a lovely lady, asking interesting questions; for meeting Gift, a Malawian friend of Henry our Building Manager, who will help me to clean Camps Bay over the Festive days and into January, the Camps Bay & Clifton Ratepayers Association Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 69 of Level 1, 8 December 2021

 

Wednesday 8 December 2021, Day 69 of Level 1 😷

My Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a very calm organized working day, getting a website edit completed and posting for each of my clients, without any major disturbances to distract me; for a client newsletter finally finished and sent out; for a Bakoven walk; for excellent Status meetings at newkings boutique hotel and Zest; for a lovely 26C summer day with only a mild breeze; for fabulous service at my laundry, dropping off bed linen; for a late afternoon Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 5 of Level 3, 5 June 2020.

 

Friday 5 June 2020, Day 5 of Level 3, after 66 days of levels 5 and 4 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a very good clean day; for the happy news that the Argentinian AirBnB clients left today, after 73 Days of being locked up/down in our block of flats together; for having Jameson’s left to celebrate with 🥃; for an exercise walk early this morning, getting up to the start of Clifton, despite my hip playing up today for the first time in months; for my back-up Health App in recording my steps the last three days, I never acknowledging it, as an alternative to FitBit, my walk this morning not recorded at all by FitBit; for having Leah here to do a spring clean deluxe, after almost 3 months of little cleaning; for fabulous service at Tiger Wheel & Tyre for the Discovery Insure vehicle inspection and receiving my garage card as well as device in my car to monitor my driving, a very painless process; for a lovely mild day, despite a chill in the air late morning; for the City Council staff repainting the red lines on Victoria Road, and learning what the zig zag lines stand for; and for being happy and healthy. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Café Roca Speakeasy a new hidden gem in Franschhoek, loved by the locals especially!

When I visit Franschhoek, I love to revisit the shops in the village, and am always on the lookout to see what is new. A surprise discovery was the new Café Roca in the village, a hidden gem tucked away behind an art gallery, formerly the home of the now defunct Melissa’s. I loved it so much, that I went back on three consecutive days, Continue reading →