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Sweet Service Award goes to City of Cape Town; Sour Service Award goes to WP Blood Service!


The Sweet Service Award goes to the City of Cape Town and its Mayor Geordin Hill Lewis, for lighting up the Cape Town City Hall, as a symbol of our city’s solidarity with Ukraine on Wednesday. While the city’s residents would have liked to see the City Hall to be lit for longer than just one day, and ideally our city icon Table Mountain too, it was a symbolic gesture that has made Capetonians proud of its city leadership, given that our national government is supporting Russia, it would seem! Continue reading →

Cape Town and Western Cape show solidarity with Ukraine, Government of South Africa remains neutral!


On a historic day when the South African representative in the United Nations chose to remain neutral in a vote in support of Ukraine, one of 35 countries of 140 countries, the City of Cape Town lit up the Cape Town City Hall last night, sadly only as a once-off occurrence.

The lighting up of the City Hall follows the recent lighting up of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature on Wale Street, and was initiated by Mayor Geordin Hill Lewis. Continue reading →

RED The Gallery! Pop-Up Dining and Wining on Wale Street, Cape Town!


Two weeks ago I attended a pop-up dining event at RED! The Gallery on Wale Street, hosted by Chef Ridian Kabeya, who had invited me and 19 others to attend his dinner. We were a mix of Influencers from the modelling world, a lawyer, an artist, two restaurateurs-to-be, and I the only food writer.

I knew only one person, Vee Roux of MoreVino, who supplied and introduced each of the three wines which were paired with each dish. Continue reading →