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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 141 of Level 1, 18 February 2022


Friday 18 February 2022, Day 141 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a lovely warm day at 31C; for a working morning, posting for clients and and facing my #provisionaltax; for an apartment clean up; for our Ebbtide garage door getting brand new beams late this morning; the door as good as new now; for a catch up visit by Brigitte Kaese, now a Londoner, driving her back to Sea Point; for a light supper with Gary Peterson and NF, before walking to the Theatre on the Bay to see ‘Shirley Valentine’, a one-woman ( by Natasha Sutherland, Continue reading →

Sweet Service Award goes to The Creamery in the V & A; Sour Service Award goes to Discovery!

The Sweet Service Award goes to The Creamery at the new Harbour View in the V & A Waterfront, and to Marvellous, for his marvellous service when I wanted to pay for my ice cream treat in cash. They only accept payment by credit card, probably not due to Covid, but due to staff pilfering! Putting R44 on a credit card is ridiculous! Marvellous found a way around this and made me a very happy customer, enjoying my treat on the shared outside terrace. Details of his gesture will remain a secret. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 140 of Level 1, 17 February 2022


Thursday 17 February 2022, Day 140 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a mainly organized day; for it being warm at 31C without wind, after last night’s hefty storm; for preparing for my client meeting this afternoon; for our garage door getting the day wrong, refusing to close today, usually playing up on Saturdays; for ‘fortunately’ forgetting my cellphone at home, having to return from Gardens to fetch it, to find out that Henry was unable to get the garage door to close, so Ms Organizer Chris jumped onto my phone, found the garage door guy recommended by Nicholas Fjord via Gary Peterson, giving us amazing service to get the garage door Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 15 of Level 1, 15 October 2021


Friday 15 October 2021, day 15 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a day with a difference, posting for my clients in the morning; for a meeting at the Tidal Pool with two Lifesaving managers, after an incident with a very cheeky lifesaver a week ago; for a coriander, chive and spinach plant shop at Starke Ayres, sadly with very poor service from interns, not knowing the difference between lettuce and spinach 😱; for meeting the management of Dineplan at their offices in Dean Street Arcade in Newlands; for meeting Rose Klein and Hans-Werner Klein for tea/coffee at Harvest Café in Newlands Quarter 🌹, and meeting the owner of Continue reading →