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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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Irish jockey  Posted on 04/16/2015
A week too late for the Grand National, here’s the wonderful Irish Jockey sketch from ITV’s The Sketch Show: I must say that I’d forgotten all about The Sketch Show – I never really even gave it much attention...
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Tablecloth  Posted on 04/15/2015
We live in a beautiful world. Yes we do. Yes we do. And I happen to live in one of the more beautiful bits. Here’s Table Mountain showing off in NatGeo’s pic of the day. That’s Table Mountain in front of you in Brendon...
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Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo  Posted on 04/14/2015
In the modern, connected world, there’s simply too much information out there for each of us to take in and process individually. Fortunately, there are some people who refuse to take things at face value, and thus take on the task...
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Brilliant Hyundai ad  Posted on 04/14/2015
I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot of the International Space Station. As it happens, I have a bit of soft spot for my Hyundai as well, but that’s not important right now. What is important is that you watch this amazing...
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Low  Posted on 04/13/2015
After this post, full of memories and turbo-prop, passenger-carrying goodness, I came across this photo: There’s nothing quiet about being under a Short 360 when it comes into land, but I can fully imagine that this Typhoon...
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Spider  Posted on 04/12/2015
I’ve uploaded a few photos of (what is, I think) a Golden Orb Spider onto Flickr. It’s built a huge web in the back garden and has captured several (or more) flies, which it is storing for later. It also has a scary...
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I can remember when  Posted on 04/11/2015
It’s not quite like that airport in Gibraltar (?) where they shut down the road because it’s halfway down the runway, but… When they landed these little Short 360s (or anything else on this runway) at Ronaldsway Airport...
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Just where do perytons come from?  Posted on 04/10/2015
You’ve asked, I’ve asked. Everyone has asked: Just where do perytons come from? Well, now Petroff et al. are able to tell you. But first – some background: “Perytons” are millisecond-duration...
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Wild Frontier  Posted on 04/09/2015
The new album from The Prodigy – The Day Is My Enemy – is out, and it’s unapologetically bleepy, shouty, loud and beautiful. Already at number 1 in the UK, it seems that Keith et al. have been sorely...
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Perfect  Posted on 04/08/2015
Amid the classless UCT students invading a council meeting, and international news channels reliving the Boston marathon bombing, at least there was this photo to amuse us today: Mad Bob never looked so appealing. Don’t miss 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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