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Archived Since:August 11, 2008

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Get out there and see South Africa!

Eita everybody! A very big, a warm, South African handshake for everybody. For those of you who don’t know what a South African handshake is, check it out. For those of you who do know, check out the link too – quite cool, thanks so much ubuntu bridge for the video! So, the last bit of [...]

NicSocks – Proudly South African Stylish Men’s Socks

Being proudly South African and using local manufacturers is becoming quite an important part of the local fashion scene. With this in mind it’s my pleasure to write about a new mens fashion brand that has launched called NicSocks. is a subscription sock service for men. All the socks are locally produced and made [...]

Santa’s Shoebox Project (

Se-ve-n! For those of you who are confused by that greeting, you have some reading to do below. Head back this way when you are done. … Right, now that we are all at the same place, lets have a little read here. What I can guarantee from this article is warm smile once you [...]

I said brrr, its cold in here…

Hola seven, Whats up, whats happening fellow members of this fantastic country?! That’s right, you will have noticed I changing things up with the greeting, this was for a few reasons. Firstly, change is as good as a holiday and who doesn’t like a holiday. Secondly, it’s time to beef (or tofu – for all [...]

Did you mean “London Olympics 2012??

Eita my fellow South Africans, Yes, it is that time. The London Olympics have officially begun and are already on day 6. There is a buzz around the country and where ever one looks, you can see Olympic fever is here. Even Google has the fever, start typing in basically anything and it will drop [...]


Eita everyone, I apologise for my absence, but I have been out of SA for a few weeks. We all know the expression, ‘you don’t know what you have got till it is gone’. Well, all I can say is – as fantastic as the break was, I really am happy to be back…yes – [...]

Grahamstown National Arts Festival, 2012.

Eita, Being an old Rhodes University student, the National Arts Festival is something which I used to take for granted. I attended it almost every year during my stay in, what was fondly referred to by many of us as, the ‘Gspot’. Since I finished up there in 2009, I have not been back since. [...]

And we’re back!

Ladies and gents of sunny South Africa…Eita! A truely South African greeting, which is almost guaranteed to earn you extra street cred if you drop it in casual situations. For those of us who have never heard it before, it is pronounced “eight-ah” – it is the modern day version of the very 1990?s: “Howzit”. [...]

Gareth Cliff has an opinion about everything.

We all knew that. What most of us don’t realise is that he’s not stupid. I quite enjoy listening to him go on about touchy topics, call a spade a shovel and create conversation. I’d love to say that I have read Gareth’s book yet. I haven’t. I’m looking forward to reading it once I’ve [...]

Trak and Jeremy Loops rocking out

I have a friend, he can rap. He has a friend, he can play guitar and loves to loop. This is them: Similar Posts: TRAK and Jeremy Loops – Cape Town musical hotness “The Slickers” than your average Snow Patrol – The Planets Between Us, filmed in Cape Town Mariam Jo’burg – that’s her name, [...]

Brendan Jack a comedy memoir

The comedic genius that is Brendan Jack has come together in a new book: EMPIRE: How to Succeed with Nothing but Passion, Great Ideas and a Wealthy Family Straight from the website’s pages: Do you enjoy laughing and being successful? Then get EMPIRE: How to Succeed with Nothing but Passion, Great Ideas and a Wealthy [...]

The new GoldFish track – booya

Here it is ladies and gentlemen: And here is the behind the scenes look: Similar Posts: The First Article Of Its Kind

TRAK and Jeremy Loops – Cape Town musical hotness

I have a friend, his name is TRAK. He raps and it’s wicked. He plays with a guy called Jeremy who does some insane stuff with guitars and loop effects and such. Together they make up Jeremy Loops and TRAK and they gig in Cape Town, often. They also, very often, pack out the venues [...]

Pierre Carter is Red Bull XAlps Xtreme

There is an event and it is mental. It is called the Red Bull Xalps event. The premise is a simple one: Go from Salzburg to Monaco. The difficulty lies in the details; you have to race non-stop through the Alps to the Mediterranean Sea, with just a paraglider and a pair of hiking boots [...]

South Africa to host the largest golf purse in the world

This is quite interesting news and honestly was bound to happen at some point. The largest winning purse in modern golf is going to be competed for right here in Sunny SA. Here’s a bit of info: The Sunshine Tour will make leading golfers choose between the world’s richest tournament in South Africa and Tiger [...]

Nikela PB’nJ Movement to save South African wildlife

I received an interesting email yesterday about a group in North America called Nikela who have started a movement to save South African Wildlife. I’m not 100% sure I agree with every sentiment in the video below but it’s a great thing to see a foreign country start an organisation to help another nations resources [...]

Charl Schwartzel wins 2011 Masters

Charl Shwartzel moved a country and instantly became a household name by winning the 2011 Masters championship yesterday. I was watching and unfortunately went to sleep about an hour before the final stroke. Shwartzel birdied the final four holes to crack in an amazing -14 to win the title. Eight different players took the lead [...]

The LoneRaynger’s ‘Ode to the Silver Bullet’ [Video]

After embarking on a 5 week tour of Canada, the Loneraynger found his way around the beautiful western coast with his tour manager Damon, and his trusty cameraman Fausto. Damon had found a beautiful form of transport in a 1990 GMC Safari, which came loaded with cotton seats, armrests and oil stains. It was easy [...]

Nando’s has a new CEO

Today while expecting new business cards I was presented with a package that included a new cellphone, pre-loaded with airtime, a Nando’s flashdrive and instructions from Kagiso, the “New CEO”. Here’s a photo of the package: I think this is a fantastic campaign for a few reasons: 1. I was expecting something else (my business [...]

Don Packett for Mr SA 2011

Don is a very good mate of mine and I think he should win Mr South Africa. I hear you asking why. Let me show you: That is why. Incase you missed it, this is the original that is being parodied. Similar Posts: The First Article Of Its Kind

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