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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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Quick PSA  Posted on 08/29/2014
This Parenting Service Announcement is brought to you by me having no time to bring anything else to you. This is from the excellent @TwopTwips twitter account, via The Poke. This also goes for getting a dog. I speak from bitter,...
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Europe’s stereotypical billionaires  Posted on 08/28/2014
Here’s a map of Europe, labelled with the richest person in each country (via i100). And, given the integrated global economy, it’s actually a whole lot more stereotypical than you might imagine. In many cases, the first...
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Things your kids need to grow out of  Posted on 08/27/2014
We’re lucky parents. [Through a combination of hard work, dedication, sacrifice, communication, compromise and understanding] We have two generally very well-behaved children. That said, I still recognise several of these things...
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A tale of two… Uniteds  Posted on 08/27/2014
Last night’s Carling Cup action brought shocks galore – if by ‘galore’ you count four Premiership teams falling to lower league opposition. The big one for most people was the hilarious 4-0 drubbing of Manchester...
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Dry The River  Posted on 08/26/2014
If, when he left this comment, Jon Liddle was attempting to generate some sort of interest in his son’s band’s new album, well then, he’s succeeded. I’ve had a quick wander through their back catalogue and –...
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MOAR ICELAND!  Posted on 08/25/2014
We like Iceland here on 6000 miles… – you only have to look at our extensive Iceland section to see that. Now, you’d do well to remember that Iceland is the best place in the world to be if you want to take...
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Imitation of Life  Posted on 08/24/2014
I found myself doing some “stuff” around the house this afternoon with VH1 providing the musical backdrop. It’s sometimes a little hit or miss, but today it did ok, aside from a 5 minute wailing of Sicky Dion....
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The day is coming…  Posted on 08/23/2014
…when this will be me and Scoop: There are a few differences though: I don’t own a green pullover (or any pullover, come to think of it) and I haven’t picked up a newspaper in years. Oh, and I don’t have screws...
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Colinwatch  Posted on 08/22/2014
No-one ever asks me how I am. Loads of people ask me how the bloody dog is though. And when they ask me how the bloody dog is, I’m going to send them here and then not only can they find out how the bloody dog is, they can also see...
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Lucky Stab Victim  Posted on 08/22/2014
“Four men stabbed in 24 hours in London” screams the Evening Standard. And of course it’s bad news, but there could be worse to come if you actually get knifed. That’s because the job of getting you to...
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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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