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Sea Point Restaurants and Residents go out onto the street on Freedom Day!


Freedom Day is celebrated today with Restaurants on Regent Road going out onto the street, bringing their cuisine and beverages outside on a perfect weather day

An initiative of the City of Cape Town to get Capetonians back to the city, it follows similar previous events organised by the City on Bree Street and Long Street.

My friend Gary Peterson joined me on a walk along Regent Road, from Piazza da Luz up to Church Road, and back.  It was a wonderful opportunity to window shop, to shop for food as well as for clothing and other items sold by shopkeepers on the Festival strip.

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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 136 of Level 1, 13 February 2022


Sunday 13 February 2022, Day 136 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a me-me catch-up day, starting with 10 hours of sleep over three sessions, an absolute tonic; for writing two Blogposts, having missed the writing in the past week; for a lovely sunrise, seeing a rainbow on the horizon, loving being outside with the cats; for a late afternoon Bakoven walk, once again seeing our garage door standing open when the guest of the renter of Sacha’s Jack Ebbtide apartment 201 left 😡, a security breach; for our garage door working all weekend, the first Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 3 of Level 2, 15 September 2021


Wednesday 15 September 2021, Day 3 of Level 2 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for another lovely day, a catch up work day and ending on a social note; for two Discovery Gameboard plays; for a catch up call from Barbara Lenhard, in Cape Town for a short visit; for a walk to Woolies in Camps Bay; for a wonderful dinner at the home of Nicholas Fjord, living next door to Gary Peterson, meeting each other via Facebook initially, and for the first time this evening, in addition to Helen Hicks, Nicholas’ sister and also living in Camps Bay, and Renate Flint, who knows Continue reading →