Tag Archives: Wine

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 155 of Level 1, 4 March 2022

 

Friday 4 March 2022, Day 155 of Level 1😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a peaceful organised hard working day of writing and posting; for staying home most of the day; for a slightly cooler day, the wind picking up strongly late afternoon, and feeling a first touch of autumn; for having tea with Rose Klein and Hans-Werner Klein at buzzy The 41 Restaurant, and then coming to my home afterwards for a spontaneous red wine and some snacks; and for being happy, healthy and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 8 of Level 2, 20 September 2021

 

Monday 20 September 2021, Full Moon, Day 8 of Level 2 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a day that just got better and better, starting with a wake-up arrival back into the building at 2h00 this morning by Sacha Jack’s EbbTide 201 tenant Franklin, ready to start a party with his loud music, I luckily being able to fall sleep again; for glorious rain this morning; for a hard-working morning; for an hour long interview by brand new magazine IconicSA editor Isaac, for their inaugural October issue, focusing on my role as being an honest and controversial restaurant Continue reading →

Meet Chef Michélle Theron of Hazendal: 2021 Top 10 Woman Chef!

 

Hazendal Executive Chef Michelle Theron is a busy lady, running five restaurants on the spectacular Stellenbosch wine estate, which I visited for the first time last weekend.  Unfortunately I was unable to meet Chef Michélle, as she had already left after preparing breakfast for guests renting the Hazendal Homestead. I left her prize of a bottle of Adhara Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil with her colleague, in recognition of being selected as a 2021 Top 10 Woman Chef. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 51 of Level 1, 10 November 2020.

 

Tuesday 10 November 2020, Day 51 of Level 1, Day 229 of Lockdown 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a sunny warmer day, with a mild South Easter this afternoon; for a busy writing day; for a tea meeting at Firefly Café with Ryan Rudy, who heads up the Camps Bay Community Security Initiative; for a meeting with Chris Willemse, Chairman of the Camps Bay and Clifton Ratepayers Association, and Alma Horn, at their home, to be briefed on my Marketing role as a new member of the Management Committee; for harvesting three huge beetroot from the veg garden today; for posting my second SwitchBitch book to Marianne Busche in Johannesburg, so easy via Aramex courier at Pick n Pay; and for being happy and healthy. 🙏💙 Continue reading →