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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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Hangover Cure  Posted on 06/28/2015
What a night. How are you feeling this morning? I spotted this on the Barristers menu recently, and thought it might be of some use one day. A real hangover is nothing to try out family remedies on. The only cure for a real hangover is...
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Long Haul  Posted on 06/27/2015
I’m currently on a local flight, assuming that all has gone well with the somewhat radical plan of waking up and getting to the airport. My last few tripss have been intercontinental behemoths, with door to door journey times of...
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Is This The Best Album Review Ever?  Posted on 06/26/2015
And Was That A Bit Of A Clickbaity Post Title? Whatevs. I’ve been listening to Drones, Muse’s seventh studio album for a couple of weeks now and it’s still not quite bitten. Just still a little bit hit and miss...
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Ouch! Aaronovitch on Anti-Austerity  Posted on 06/25/2015
Ouch! Eina! Better get that burn seen to! It’s David Aaronovitch on last week’s Bad Losers Anti-Austerity March in London: And it was nowhere near as big an echo chamber, as you thought it was, either. The full...
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Pam Golding on Main opens today  Posted on 06/25/2015
It’s all rather exciting. From small beginnings (a near derelict building with a disused art gallery inside), via demolition (during which they found this) and several months of construction has risen this: PGOM already houses a...
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DOOM ANTS / W DU TOIT / 655F  Posted on 06/24/2015
Indeed. Wouter du Toit (for it is he) has complained to the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASASA) about an insecticide commercial which – somewhat implausibly – contains scenes of insects… being cided...
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Oh Happy Days  Posted on 06/24/2015
I don’t think that we in South Africa are in any doubt that South Africa is going through a bit of a rough patch at the moment.  While I don’t believe everything I read in the papers, I’m not sure that you can...
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Essential Reading  Posted on 06/23/2015
I don’t read enough, apparently. I don’t do a lot of things enough, according to some people. They like to judge me by their lifestyles and can’t understand why I don’t read enough, watch movies or spend every...
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Cat-calling  Posted on 06/22/2015
The practice of cat-calling – allegedly socially acceptable in the 1970s – has rightly come under the spotlight of late. The difficulty, however, in socially outlawing this practice is the challenge of radically changing such a...
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More dairy issues  Posted on 06/21/2015
After yesterday’s Malan’s Dairy post, here’s another dairy issue. This time it’s at Woolworths. And they’re not even kidd… they’re not even joking. When it comes to cattle, this isn’t a...
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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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