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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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Have you ever got so drunk…  Posted on 09/22/2014
…that you missed the team flight to South America? “On Saturday night, whilst out for an informal dinner in Auckland, I made a poor decision regarding the limits of my alcohol intake. This has resulted in the unacceptable...
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Bit tired  Posted on 09/21/2014
A very poorly daughter meant that we spent a couple of hours in the local ER last night, with a couple more either side of that trying to get her sorted out at home. Consequently, all plans for today – including those for a long blog...
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Beaglegas  Posted on 09/20/2014
Previously, my email inbox looked fairly normal. Some family stuff, a Superbru reminder or two, a bit of hate mail from some Afrikaners about something I wrote on Steve Hofmeyr in 2007. Nothing particularly unusual there. Now, however, my...
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Glasgow independence vote “a possibility”?  Posted on 09/19/2014
Everyone has now heard how “close” the Scottish Independence vote was (but in case you haven’t, there was 10.6% between the yes and the no vote totals). I’d also heard that Glasgow had voted Yes and Edinburgh had...
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Jimmy  Posted on 09/18/2014
Jimmy Somerville is Scottish and he has a new single coming out shortly (spoiler: it’s VERY  Jimmy Somerville). Also, Scotland is voting on independence today. Thus, it comes down to 6000 miles… to combine that...
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“Massive trouble ahead”  Posted on 09/17/2014
As the Scottish Independence Referendum approaches, I’ve been keeping my distance, watching from the back seat. It’s not my shout, of course, but it will obviously have repercussions on my native homeland. Namely, that if the...
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3 in 5  Posted on 09/17/2014
Blogged for immortalisation. I crashed early last night, thanks to the unwelcome attention of some viruses. That meant that when I headed off to Slumberland, my beloved Sheffield United were trailing 0-1 at the attractively-named Weston...
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Doubting Hound  Posted on 09/16/2014
We’re knee deep in Corenza C here Chez 6000, so please accept this quota dog in lieu of a proper post. Here’s everyone’s* favourite beagle puppy, Tigger, looking rather doubtful. This is actually rather sad, because...
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Lobster  Posted on 09/15/2014
Mental scenes in usually sleepy Cambridge this last week as “it all kicked off” during… well… during a “vigil for lobsters”, as you can see: Right. Some sorting out of this story needs to be undertaken...
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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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