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Discovery Business Insure announces ‘Restaurant Re-Discovery’ competition, but prize money too small to make a difference to the restaurant industry !

 

Discovery Business Insure has announced that it is supporting the hard-hit Restaurant industry, by calling a competition whereby restaurants can celebrate their ‘ReDiscovery’, and have a chance to win R25000, according to Good Things Guy. 

The Discovery Business Insure ‘ReDiscovery’ gesture is linked to the upcoming Heritage Day of 24 September, inviting Restaurants to celebrate their roots and heritage. 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 5 of Adjusted Level 2, 4 June 2021.

Friday 4 June 2021, Day 5 of Adjusted Level 2 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a good night sleep; for a full day in my home office, opening my doors to the cats to spend most of the day outside, the longest that 7 month old Earl Grey has been outside, loving lying in the sun😻😻; for a very busy workday, organizing a Father’s Day competition, proofreading a Winelist, and doing Social Media posting; for being able to sleep like a baby when I go to bed, being so busy on weekday client meeting days💙; for a Bakoven walk with Vivian, bumping into Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 62 of Level 1, 1 May 2021

 

Saturday 1 May 2021, Worker’s Day, Day 62 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a lovely relaxed day, after an unbroken sleep of six hours 💙; for a Social Media morning; for putting my civic duty of cleaning a specific litter hotspot in Camps Bay ahead of my steps and points quest, being helped by Learner Marc from Bakoven; for a lovely dinner at Utopia with Tania Harrison, watching the sun set, meeting interesting diners, and being entertained by George Sax 🎷; for a pop-in glass of wine and belly dancing 💃 at Anatoli; for my cats being happy to have me back home 😻😻; and for being happy, healthy and free. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 57 of Level 1, 26 April 2021

 

Monday 26 April 2021, Day 57 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a cooler day, rain forecast to fall tonight; for surviving a short night’s sleep, ‘watching’ the Oscars on Twitter until I fell asleep early this morning; for two more sleep catch ups; for a very busy morning, busier than usual, with phone calls interrupting my work, when I thought everyone took the day off today 😱; for two walks today, a shorter Bakoven one with Vivian Warby, and a longer uphill power walk up Houghton Road; for a lovely tea meet with Adrienne Jacobson, a fellow Camps Bay resident; for lovely service from a shelf packer at Woolies, when I asked him what I should buy for my soup, recommending carrots, green beans, and butternut; and for being happy, healthy, and free 🙏💙. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 49 of Level 1, 18 April 2021

 

Sunday 18 April 2021, Day 49 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for one of our hottest days this summer, at 31C, without a breath of wind; for the fantastic work done by the 200 plus firefighters tackling the fire 🔥 at Rhodes Memorial, the Restaurant there (which burnt down), Mostert’s Mill on the opposite side of the M3, UCT buildings including the Library, and now spread to Deer Park in Vredehoek; for an otherwise relaxed day, even vacuuming the carpets and gaining good steps for it; for there being less litter around the Tidal Pool than usual, and lucky to have learner Marc help me with the heavy littering around the swings, he doing so for a school community project; for three sets of Beachgoers thanking us for cleaning up, something we seldom hear; and for being happy, healthy, and free 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Sweet Service Award goes to iStore; Sour Service Award goes to Shaw Academy!

 

The Sweet Service Award goes to the Apple iStore in the Waterfront, and its Technical Advisor Nicholas Gomes, for his amazing service to transfer my photographs and files from my former very outdated iPad Generation 3 to a new Generation 8 iPad. He chatted away while doing the transfers, was super nice, and there was no charge for the service. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 42 of Level 1, 11 April 2021

 

Sunday 11 April 2021, Day 42 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a very relaxed and calm day; for getting work finished, addressing a feedback email which needed diplomacy; for having my cats sharing my bed when I write in it, Minsky being lights out after another late night of gallivanting; for a sleep catch up; for a snooze on the terrace on a lovely sunny 23 C day; for a power walk that I didn’t think I’d have the energy for, tackling the 100 steps of Houghton steps, and incorporating the Camps Bay Promenade, very busy, DJs at Mynt, Caprice, The 41 and Tigers Milk trying to compete for the loudest and best music 😱; for earning 300 Discovery points; for a beautiful sunset; and for being happy and healthy. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 40 of Level 1, 9 April 2021

 

Friday 9 April 2021, Day 40 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for yet another beautiful day, at 23C, with no wind; for a busy writing day, feeling cross-eyed at the end of the afternoon; for two meetings cancelled, giving me more time and space to finish my work ahead of the weekend; for enjoying setting up my new iPad, luckily having all my passwords on hand; for a short snooze this afternoon; for a lovely peaceful walk with Vivian Warby, sitting at the Tidal Pool, so grateful for the sunset and catching up on each other’s day; for a walk to Bakoven after Viv left; for a very successful Blog week, with very good readership of my posts, especially the one of yesterday about KLEIN JAN having opened in the Kalahari; and for being happy and healthy. 🙏💙 Continue reading →