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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 120 of Level 1, 28 January 2022


Friday 28 January 2022, Day 120 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for experiencing more up than down today; forcearly morning rain; for doing my first PCR Test for my Eye op on Tuesday, done so nicely and quickly with a nurse at Pathcare at Mediclinic in Gardens, in what was previously parking bays; for popping into RG Jack on Bree Street to buy light bulbs; for buying the boys droë wors at Hartlief to take back with them to the UK; for a last quick dinner with the boys at Zest, Gary Peterson joining us, before heading to the airport to drop them off; for a lovely woven Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 50 of Level 1, 19 November 2021


Friday 19 November 2021, Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse, Day 50 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a lovely 21C day, the wind picking up; for surviving my Fast for the Discovery Health Check today, despite the Check going very wrong at two Clicks branches; for Discovery paying for the Health Check; for collecting my new business cards printed at Wizardz in the Waterfront; for picking up Gary Peterson’s birthday present; for a good Status meeting with Utopia and Anatoli; for fetching Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 6 of Adjusted Level 2, 5 June 2021


Saturday 5 June 2021, Day 6 of Adjusted Level 2 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a very hardworking day, catching up on admin, and doing my daily posting; for surviving two sleep disruptions caused by a group of new clients in our building; for a beautiful day at 20C, and forecast to be even warmer tomorrow; for utilizing Loadshedding this morning to do the non-internet admin catch-up, creating a Social Media posting schedule for June, and for a walk, up my secret Bakoven lanes and then to Woolies and Pick n Pay, the latter only because Woolies didn’t have what I needed; for a pop-in at Utopia, and then at Anatoli Turkish Restaurant, to photograph Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 53 of Level 1, 22 April 2021


Thursday 22 April 2021, Day 53 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a lovely spontaneous day which just evolved; for a misty start to the day but clearing by midday, cooler at 24C; for preparing for my meeting this afternoon; for a quick power walk before my meeting, gaining a wow 500 Discovery points; for a quick shop at Woolies and a cat treat at Absolute Pets; for a quick shop at Dinkel, fetching my weekly roll order, and for a cold meat shop at Hartlief in the Garden’s Centre; for a good meeting with my client at Utopia Cape Town, enjoying a yummy bowl of ice cream before the meeting; for a tea meet with Charlene Shapiro at Utopia, she giving me good advice; for the surprise pop in of George Sax at Utopia, not having seen each other in a while; for doing a photo shoot at Anatoli for the new website, I standing on a chair to photograph from the top; for the surprise reconnection with restaurant owners Rodney Woodley and his partner Robert, who came for dinner at Anatoli, inviting me to join them for dinner, a lively lovely time, chatting about restaurants in the main; for a further Smarties shop at FreshStop; for my cats being happy to see me again when I got home much later than usual; and for being happy, healthy and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →