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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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Police Address  Posted on 11/26/2014
The South Yorkshire Police Operations Complex in Sheffield is on the corner of Europa Link and… wait for it… Letsby Avenue. If you can’t work out why this is simply brilliant, I’m not sure that you’re reading...
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Fair Play: Afrihost sorted my internet problem  Posted on 11/26/2014
You may have read that I had issues connecting to my blog from home and from the lab yesterday. There was plenty of to’ing and fro’ing with Afrihost (who are both my ISP and hosting provider) on email and twitter, but nothing...
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Weird Internet Problem and a Manx Lighthouse  Posted on 11/25/2014
I’m having a weird internet problem. I thought it was due to my ADSL connection at home, but now I’m having the same issue at work as well. I can’t look at my blog. “Lucky Bastard!” I hear you cry. And you...
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Bye Bye Bakkies…  Posted on 11/24/2014
People have a tendency to look at people’s careers through rose-tinted spectacles upon their retirement. It’s ok though, I don’t struggle with that sort of thing: I was at Newlands for the 2010 dangerous play incident,...
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Sonia is unhappy about loadshedding  Posted on 11/24/2014
Look. No-one is happy about loadshedding. What’s to be happy about not having power for a few hours several times a week? It’s annoying, it’s disruptive, it’s frustrating. But some people are more unhappy than...
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Intermission blog  Posted on 11/23/2014
Beatenburg done and now we’re awaiting Jared and 30 Seconds to Mars. The spotlights are on… … the scene is set. Last time out, Jared climbed to the top of the stage. He was a bit mad back then. But that was 5½...
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Reasons  Posted on 11/22/2014
I’m exhausted. It’s been a long, long day. And that’s what life is going to be like for the rest of the run up to our December trip to the UK. Errands, meetings, lunches, braais (so no, it’s not all been hard work)...
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Reasons  Posted on 11/22/2014
I’m exhausted. It’s been a long, long day. And that’s what life is going to be like for the rest of the run up to our December trip to the UK. Errands, meetings, lunches, braais (so no, it’s not all been hard work)...
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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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  • 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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