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A wry look at everything South African, some things British and occasionally some other stuff too. Nothing is sacred, save for Castle Milk Stout.
 tags: cape town, fun, honest opinion, parenting, photography

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QsOTD  Posted on 08/27/2015
Quotes Of The Day – yes – plural. Like London buses, these things. First off, some succinctly put insight into the world of the fad diet and the public reaction to it: Nutrition is a complex minefield of information with plenty...
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OK (KE)  Posted on 08/26/2015
Great news for Greek communists everywhere. You no longer have to make that onerous decision as to which of the Greek communists you’re going to support. Yes: The KKE (Marxist-Leninist) Party and the Marxist-Leninist KKE...
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Under The Makeup  Posted on 08/26/2015
With their new (and allegedly last) album out next week, a-ha have finally got around to releasing the video for Under The Makeup: the first single off Cast In Steel. I’ll be honest, aside from the soaring James Bond-esque...
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Bye Bye Eye Eye…  Posted on 08/25/2015
We begin with a quote… It is not a pleasant behaviour to observe, as the seals completely freak out and make a lot of noise. So says Austin Gallagher, a postdoctoral researcher at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. As if it would...
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Amsterdam Transport Photos  Posted on 08/24/2015
Sometimes, you’re looking for something to post and then two things come along at once. Maximum irony would be if that were something to do with London Transport Photos, of course, but that didn’t happen. However, just as...
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It’s not all work work work  Posted on 08/23/2015
So said the guy in the NatWest advert 25 (weep) years ago. And yes, that is Jan Hammer’s Crockett’s Theme in the background. Miami Vice memories, eh? But actually, this weekend has been one of those “chores...
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New on the blogroll  Posted on 08/22/2015
Scarfolk Council. I suggest that this might appeal more to those readers who had the misfortune to live in the UK through the 1970s, but there’s enough intriguingly weird stuff there to make it worth a visit and a read. It’s...
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Judgement Day  Posted on 08/21/2015
This portrayal of God as bitchy teenager made me laugh. Hats off to tubeytoons.com.
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Old Skool  Posted on 08/21/2015
I have been reliving the past a bit over the last day or two. These wholly unconnected events happened entirely by chance, but I felt them worth documenting because it brought back some decent memories and made me think about how...
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Seafret busking in London tomorrow  Posted on 08/20/2015
It’s one of those “Dammit. Why am I here, not there?” moments. But yes, Bridlington acoustic pop duo Seafret (you may remember them from such posts as Seafret – Oceans and Atlantis) are playing 4 venues in the Big...
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  • Dave 25 January 2012 20:26:32

    Helped me out no end when I moved to SA.Thoroughly recommend his honest opinions and no nonsense approach.

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