#grateful for a busy day, getting my client work done by 9h30, to leave for the City; for a 12 hour tour with my lovely young German client Josua, covering Bo-Kaap, Woodstock, Steenberg, Muizenberg, Boulder’s Beach, Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point, Chapman’s Peak, Camps Bay, Clifton, Signal Hill, and ending off the day with a lovely Tasting Menu dinner at Zest, Marlene Du Plessis-Zoetl eating there too; for surviving a very strong South Easter, especially in the deep south and at Signal Continue reading →
#grateful for a well-organized busy day; for four hours of writing and working this morning, preparing for two Status meetings; for Status meetings at Utopia, a shorter meeting than usual; for a beautiful hot day at 27C, with the South Easter picking up this afternoon, a very dramatic table cloth of cloud on Table Mountain; Continue reading →
Lindt has announced the launch of new Hello South Africa packaging for its Hello Chocolate Slab range, with colourful packaging and interesting ingredient combinations for its three products honouring our three biggest cities. The Hello range was launched in 2020, but its packaging design is new.
Cape Town is honoured with a visual of Table Mountain, Devil’s Peak, Lions Headcand Signal Hill, and is a Caramel Brownie Chocolate. Johannesburg’s Jozi Chocolate wrapper depicts the colourful Orlando Power Station in Soweto , and is a Cookies & Cream slab. The Durban Durbz slab is a Crunchy Nougat slab, and its wrapper depicts the Moses Mabhida Stadium.
I looooove ‘Das Traumschiff’, a German TV series that has been broadcast regularly in the past 20 years or so, so I was doubly excited when our city ‘Kapstadt’ was the focus of the Boxing Day 2020 edition of this series.
The edition could not have come at a better time, when our city’s Tourism industry is sorely missing its German tourists, and the Germans are missing not being able to travel to our city. But a subplot of the Cape Town edition has some political sensitivities, not good for our country’s image and tourism future. Continue reading →