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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 18 of Level 3, 13 August 2021.


Friday 13 August 2021, Day 18 of Level 3 😷

Corona Gratitude 😷

#grateful for a fabulous Friday the 13th, happy and healthy after not feeling well yesterday; for a busy busy day, having to catch up on yesterday’s meetings which I had to cancel; for a hair colour by Isabella Page Morgan, postponing the cut to next week, as I ran out of time; for a lovely supportive meeting with Gaia Gift & Decor Boutique owner Landy Walker in the newkings boutique hotel at Zest Restaurant; for a wonderful Friday lunch at the home of Gary Peterson, on a perfect weather day, protected against the unseasonal South-Easter, shared with Rose Klein, Hans-Werner Klein, Terri Continue reading →

Sweet Service Award goes to Pick n Pay; Sour Service Award goes to Eskom!


The Sweet Service Award goes to Pick n Pay Camps Bay, and its Manager Thando, for his generosity in gift8mg me a pack of mini Tex chocolate bars, when the store did not have any standard size of the chocolate bar in stock. The Camps Bay branch management does its best to look after its local customers. Continue reading →

Confusing Covid and Visa regulations damage International Tourism to South Africa!


Six days after South Africa’s borders reopened for tourism, confusion reigns about various aspects of the new regulations in regard to how they apply to Leisure and Business Travellers, the insurance required in particular, whether the Covid testing applies to airline crew, and whether Visas are required for visitors to our country!  A surprise has been that the Minister of Tourism has appeared to have had no participation in the regulations regarding the reopening of International Tourism, left in the hands of the Departments of Home Affairs, Transport, and International Relations and  Cooperation! Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 17 of Level 3, 17 June 2020.


Wednesday 17 June 2020, Day 17 of Level 3, after 66 days of Levels 5 and 4. 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for another beautiful day, in the mid-20C, sunny, warm, and a joy to be outside; for a walk in Camps Bay, popping in at Absolute Pets to say hello to Bubeka and sharing the Minsky cat escapades 🐱 with her, and buying a replacement alarm battery from Camps Bay Hardware, Jared always offering extra special service and resident prices; for a long Vit D dose on the terrace; for bumping into Linda Ransome and #eyecandy on my walk; for a second walk to Bakoven later this afternoon; for the nice photos which Danish Marlena sent me today, edited versions of those she took yesterday; for a Gameboard play on Discovery Vitality today; for darling Minsky coming back inside when I let her out this afternoon without giving me another heart attack as she did last night 🐱; and for feeling happy and healthy. 🙏💙

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