When you have something for breakfast, you’re not going to be starving by lunch.
And so I see the wisdom behind this breakfast trolley and have – in two short days – learned to appreciate it. My choice this morning was toast with cheese and grapes with strawberry yoghurt (brought from my home fridge).
We huddled in earnest and then it was time for lunch at my desk.
This is the view from my window at work; it is one of the Herbert Baker residences that give Old Johannesburg (and Muizenberg) its unique character. It would have been the home of one of the Rand Lords, but I can’t find it referenced in any of the Baker online catalogues. Watch this space, I’m determined to uncover the history.
Well, my blog name was – for years – Original Cin. (I had to change it when I moved to WordPress as I found somebody had already taken that name; hence the current TheOnly Cin.) Contrary to common assumption, the name Original Cin has nothing to do with Eve or the Bible.
Many, many years ago I started a business. It was multi-faceted and my copywriter friend (Roy Weiss; does anyone know what became of him? He seems to have disappeared off the face of the earth.) suggested calling the business The Seven Deadly Cins. I didn’t like it. We bandied several names about, none felt right. There were two Cindys in the building, one a new girl, who’d only been with us a few weeks. One day someone called asking to speak to Cindy.
Our receptionist asked which one the caller wanted to speak to and the man said ‘the original one’…