Local residents eager for end of Lockdown

2020-04-09 06:00


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The questions were:

1. Who is the first person you plan to visit?

2. Which place do you plan to visit first?

3. What is the first thing you plan to buy?

4. What is the first thing you will do now that you have never done before?

5. What is the first thing that you previously did, that you will never do again?

) Sandile Adam: 1. I will visit my mother Buyelwa Bayeni who was hospitalised during the Lockdown and we were denied visitation.

2. I will visit my prayer group to praise God for His enormous indelible favour on us all as a nation.

3. I will buy groceries for a family living below the poverty line because giving is a bigger blessing than receiving.

4. I plan to actively participate in volunteering for the society and the country.

5. I will never stop appreciating my wife, Noxolisa Adam and my family because the coronavirus reminded me that family will surely be the only people to help me in dark days.

) Johanna George:1. I will visit my parents and siblings.

2. I will first go to my office as well as the New Life Crisis Pregnancy Centre where I am the director.

3. I will buy a nice farmhouse breakfast so I don’t have to prepare it myself.

4. I want to take my kids on a train ride. I’ve always wanted to do this.

5. I will never again take my freedom of movement for granted.

) Wessel Williams: 1. I would really like to visit my cousin and friend Brato Abrahams. The Lockdown made me realize how close we are, and I want to make up for lost time.

2. I will go to the gym. Home exercises are not the same as going to the gym.

3. I would first buy gym supplements and then go on a shopping spree to celebrate the fresh air.

4. I would like to perform a solo concert as tribute to the Covid-19 victims worldwide and to those who lost the fight against the brutal virus. I will run with the hashtag #LifeBelongsToAllOfUs

5. During these trying times I have learnt never to see life as just living again, but as a gift that should be cherished.

) Linda Pieters: 1. I would visit my family in Port Elizabeth to check up on them.

2. I would go to church first.

3. I would buy hygienic products, healthy food and gym equipment so that I can stay fit and eat to boost my immune system.

4. I will find myself a personal trainer that can help me stay fit.

5. I’ll stop being ignorant about what is happening around me and about things happening all over the world.

) Gerrit de Jager: 1. I would visit my 94-year-old Ouma. She stays in a frail care unit in Johannesburg and I promised her that before my birthday which is on April 10, my fiancé and I would visit her.

2. I want to sit in the middle of the Boardwalk in Port Elizabeth and just watch all the people. Hopefully this pandemic will teach us all to appreciate the small things.

3. I would go to Seattle Coffee Company to buy a Butterscotch Latte and then to the beach.

4. I will buy a good supply of face masks and hand sanitizers.

5. Stop touching my face.


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