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added on 15/05/2011 by: 6000
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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Firefighter Food  Posted on 03/04/2015
Parents donated fillings and bread and the high school students at the kids’ school made sandwiches for the firefighters today. The packaged sandwiches were then labeled with ‘Thank You’ stickers made by the younger...
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Some More Fire Stuff  Posted on 03/04/2015
RAIN: It’s raining in Cape Town. And while all the helicopter buckets in the world (which obviously aren’t in Cape Town anyway) are great, the clouds can do a much better job on the ongoing fire. Still, it’s just rain....
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Igloo Ice: Unsung heroes  Posted on 03/03/2015
There are a lot of people helping out the VWS right now, and a lot of it is being publicised on social media. Fair play, I say. You deserve credit for your efforts and in the commercial world, publicity is your credit. I noted that the...
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Invoked today…  Posted on 03/03/2015
In this tweet about the Muizenberg Fire: Step by step Heart to heart Left, right, left We all fall down… Like Stone Tortoise. t.co/QPC9gg7QfC — 6000 (@6000) March 3, 2015 This 1988 song about drug addiction: Amazingly, TIL that...
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Donate to VWS  Posted on 03/02/2015
After the last 24 hours, with seemingly the whole of the Cape peninsular ablaze, the amazing work of the Volunteer Wildfire Services (VWS) has been highlighted once again. They’ve now been out fighting the huge fires for well over 24...
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Lego Beagle coming soon?  Posted on 03/02/2015
More beagle news? Sort of – but this is actually Beagle news, with a capital B. And that’s because it relates to the ship that Charles Darwin did his stuff on. Proper nouns FTW. It’s now been 180 years since...
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Arrow man  Posted on 03/02/2015
This is impressive. Very, very impressive. I like watching things in slow motion: you see details that you’d never previously considered; you can see what’s actually happening. Byron Ferguson obviously has an amazing...
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#nofilter  Posted on 03/01/2015
No filter, no nothing. Just wow. I popped outside to see the progress of the fire on the mountain above Muizenberg (spoiler: the fire is winning right now) and was rewarded with a superb Cape Town sunset. I’ve said many times that...
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Enchanted Forest  Posted on 02/28/2015
A quick QP after a long, boozy afternoon. I wish I’d taken my camera along to catch this amazing light in Newlands Forest. But I didn’t, so this will just have to do.
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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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