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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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Outrageous  Posted on 11/24/2015
It’s all the outrage these days to be outraged about things. It’s driven by social media, fuelled by the websites of the local tabloids and the brain-dead, act-first-don’t-think-later people who populate...
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Comedy  Posted on 11/23/2015
Aside from my favourite BBC Radio 6 music show, Nemone’s Electric Ladyland, I have also been listening to some excellent UK-based comedy in the form of The Pin, a slightly surreal sketch show, which regularly accompanies me...
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Drunk again  Posted on 11/22/2015
Sunday afternoon. Work done for the day. It’s all gone south. More tomorrow.
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Tell Me It’s Real  Posted on 11/21/2015
I’ve been following Bridlington-based duo Seafret for a while now, and they’ve made it onto the blog on several (or more) occasions, so I was delighted to learn that they have finally sorted a release date for their...
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Like a beagle with a beagle biscuit  Posted on 11/20/2015
The first Calvin and Hobbes cartoon was published thirty years ago this week. While any form of humour is notoriously subjective, the adventures of the young boy and his tiger have touched more than most. Here’s one of my...
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FIIL  Posted on 11/20/2015
OK, reading back that title sounds like some sort of terrorist organisation. Nothing could be further from the truth. It’s: Friday I’m In Love. The kids both woke up in great moods this morning. Like every family, school...
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Choo Choo  Posted on 11/19/2015
I caught sight of this photo (appropriately enough) on a photo-sharing site. I was immediately struck by it. Well, it’s a striking photo, isn’t it? It depicts, apparently, a rather foggy Aarhus station in Denmark....
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Unsure?  Posted on 11/18/2015
I love this unhelpfully recursive (or should that be recursively unhelpful?) leaflet: From Scarfolk Council (previously mentioned here).
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Estate Agent Photos  Posted on 11/18/2015
House prices are going up. I think. Sales have likely recovered from the 2008 slump and are (possibly, at least) breaking records. Estate agents are probably doing ok – more than ok – financially. [did you research this...
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Superbugs  Posted on 11/17/2015
While the events of the past few days may make the apocalypse seem to be coming via other means, I still feel that climate change and the terrorists won’t knock us off quickly enough for us to avoid death by the...
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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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