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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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Ched Evans: a decision  Posted on 11/21/2014
Finally. It’s taken far too long quite a while, it’s been fraught and it’s been wholly unpleasant. But finally, Sheffield United have come to a decision regarding Ched Evans: Following the statement dated...
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Nice choices, Mike  Posted on 11/21/2014
500px – the photo sharing site for proper photographers or “Grown Up Flickr” as I call it – has a new feature: a Guest Curators’ Choice page. This is where they get a top photographer, who acts a s a Guest...
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Yachts  Posted on 11/20/2014
I missed out on going to see the yachts from the Volvo Ocean Race when they were in town this year. As you might have noticed from the lack of quality and quantity of blogging lately, I’m chaotically busy with trying to fit in...
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LMSS  Posted on 11/19/2014
Almost ran out of time to blog today, so here’s a last minute smoky sunset: The fire on the mountain above Fishhoek might not be good news for the mountain above Fishhoek, but it did make for an interesting sunset this evening.
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Holiday Snaps  Posted on 11/18/2014
Not mine, you’ll be pleased to hear. No. These are from the Rosetta holiday mission to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. There’s nothing particularly remarkable about these photos, save for the fact that they were ever even...
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Ken Block is back  Posted on 11/17/2014
And this time, he’s in an 845hp, custom built 1965 Ford Mustang. It growls. And he’s taking it for a spin around LA. Set to HD, turn it up loud and enjoy. I’m no expert on cars, but I can appreciate the beauty of the...
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Heaton on Evans  Posted on 11/17/2014
Paul Heaton is the latest (first?) big name to disassociate himself with Sheffield United over the Ched Evans affair, and his statement hits home best for me right now. It is with great regret that I announce my resignation as patron...
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BoJo on Taylor  Posted on 11/17/2014
Boris Johnson’s Telegraph column on the so-called “#shirtstorm” episode is spot on. It’s also full of those fantastic soundbites we’ve come to know and love from BoJo : I watched that clip of Dr Taylor’s...
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Where Is My Mind?  Posted on 11/16/2014
It’s a question that I have asked myself for years, pretty much on a daily basis. Often more than once daily as well. It was also a question that The Pixies asked in the late 80s. And one that Placebo covered on their...
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Abandon Trip  Posted on 11/15/2014
It’s not gone well. We were forced to abandon our weekend away half way through by a combination of horrible weather and no electricity. Either one of these would be bearable on its own, but together, and with the option of Cape Town...
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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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