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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 166 of Level 1, 15 March 2022


Tuesday 15 March 2022, Day 166 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for getting home safely, after 12 hours on the road from Plett to Cape Town; for a last breakfast at The Grand, granola with fruit and yoghurt, and scrambled egg and Avo; for filling up the car and testing tyres and oil at Shell Plett; for the morning drive until Swellendam going smoothly with little traffic, and roadworks only just before the town; for a much better lunch at Grace & Merci in Swellendam today compared to the one at Old Gaol five days ago, closed as we drove past today, I suspecting that ‘In die Sop’ may be doing an image and menu overhaul for the restaurant; for our Continue reading →

Corona Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 21 of Level 1, 21 October 2021.


Thursday 21 October 2021, Day 21 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a lovely day, starting off cool, warming up, and ending cold and windy as the rain clouds roll in; for a good preparation for my Status meetings this morning; for a walk to Woolies, to buy winter soup ingredients, popping in at the Theatre on the Bay on the way, so happy for our Camps Bay icon that it has opened its first show since Lockdown, and for William the best Computicket staff member in the world still being there 👏👏👏👏; for my Dinkel rolls waiting for me; after a Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 83 of Level 1, 22 May 2021


Saturday 22 May 2021, Day 83 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for another fabulous day, cannot believe my fabulous luck; for a beautiful sunny day with a slight chill; for fetching another Tourist Guiding certificate, finally available after more than a year; for meeting my newest client Harvest Culture in the Tyger Falls Waterfront, owned by Dale Schreuder, father of Chef Matt of Homespun, who connected the two of us, celebrating our collaboration with a delicious lunch, joined by Chef Matt and his partner Elri; for getting home safely after a massive traffic jam on the N1, due to roadworks with only one lane open; for a refreshing Continue reading →

Camps Bay Drive roadworks completion delayed by more than two months!

imageThe City of Cape Town has announced that the Camps Bay Drive roadworks will be completed at the end of November, two months later than the promised completion date, and announced more than two weeks after the work was meant to have been completed!

Instead of communicating with Camps Bay residents (and those from Hout Bay, being Continue reading →