Day 19 of the nationwide lockdown is almost over, and Capetonians are slowly getting used to the new normal.

Two police stations and three popular grocery stores in the Western Cape have temporarily closed their doors after employees contracted COVID-19, reminding us all to stay safe at home and practice social distancing where possible.

However, it’s important to not allow the bad news to dominate our days. Easter weekend has just passed, reminding many to be thankful for what really matters: our family, our friends, and our health.

Even though we can’t go outside, we can still appreciate the beauty of our Mother City from the safety of our homes. Here are some inspiring shots to keep you going:

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A Room with a View. 👩🏼‍🍳 Spending more time than usual in the kitchen helps me through each day. 😀 I'm blessed with expansive views across the city and an 'imposing neighbour' in the shape of Table Mountain.😉 While I choose to focus on the enduring elements in my surroundings I also know that the only certainty is change.😌 How do you feel – apathy, dread, ambivalence or optimism?🤔 #lockdown #lockdown2020 #tablemountain #roomwithaview #capetownlockdown #keepingbusy #viewsfordays #littlethingsbigthings #littlethingsarebigthings #grateful #abundanceiseverywhere #abundant #focusonthegood #mindsetmatters #mindsetmattersmost #stayathome #flattenthecurve #fattenthecurve #lookingup #itsallgood #wegotthis #nothingcanovercomeme #rise #findingoutwhoyouare

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