Tag Archives: Mouille Point

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 45 of Level 3, 9 September 2021.


Thursday 9 September 2021, Day 45 of Level 3. 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a loooong busy day; for an amazing summer day, at 29C, a taste of summer; for preparing for two client meetings this morning; for a Bakoven walk; for collecting my rolls at Dinkel Bakery; for dropping off the bottle of Adhara Extra Virgin olive oil (Venishree Mayer) to Chef Christina of Tjing Tjing, one of the 2021 Top 10 Woman Chefs; for my weekly dose of Appeltaart and cream at Labotessa Café; for my weekly fresh vegetable shopping at Fideli’s Deli; for an interesting Status meeting at Utopia and Anatoli; for a good walk with a sunset at the Mouille Point Promenade; Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 23 of Level 3, 18 August 2021


Wednesday 18 August 2021, Day 23 of Level 3 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a wonderful organized day, starting early in the morning, getting ready for two client meetings; for it pouring early this morning ☔️ but having cleared up when I left for town; for my Dinkel rolls waiting for me; for presenting Top 10 Woman Chef Judi Fourie of Pilcrow & Cleaver her prize of a bottle of Adhara Extra Virgin olive oil, and receiving discount vouchers for her Fideli’s and Pilcrow & Cleaver to hand out to vaccinated persons as a thank you; for a quick spoil at Labotessa Café for my favorite apple tart; for my haircut by Isabella Page Morgan after I ran out of time last week ❤️; for a pop in at Woolies at St John’s Piazza in Sea Point, succumbing to some early summer Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 15 of Adjusted Level 2, 14 June 2021


Monday 14 June 2021, Adjusted Level 2 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a sunny day, with morning mist, not too warm at 17C; for being organized work wise and getting what I needed to done; for two Zoom meetings today, Camps Bay & Clifton Ratepayers Association committee meeting being very useful for a problem which arose today with regard to the weekend extreme noise disruption in our block; for two walks, one up the Houghton steps, needing a good stress release; and for being happy, healthy, and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Restaurant Winter Specials: Cape Town and Winelands (10 June 2021)


The Winter months are always tough on restaurants, as diners are not keen to leave their homes when it is cold and wet. With the reduced trade, added to Loadshedding,  and the earlier Curfew start time, restaurants are keen to attract business by offering Winter specials.

I will compile an ongoing Restaurant Winter Specials list for Cape Town and Winelands Restaurants, updated regularly. I welcome all information about Winter Specials. Continue reading →