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Crime: sorted

Incoming: Great news from SAPS (The South African Police Service)! After a weekend which will inevitably be filled with murder, rape, burglary and violence across South Africa, all will be sorted from 10am on Monday, when the police service hold their prayer day. Yippee! According to the media release:  The prayer will among other things focus […]

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I needed that…

Back to Cape Town and back home after a couple of days at the cottage and I have realised that I needed a break there to remind me that this is a good country to live in. Don’t get me wrong. SA is my home. My house is here, my wife and kids were born […]

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Two front teeth

Meanwhile in the Isle of Man… Things move slowly here. It’s like Cape Town slow and then some. Let me enlighten you as to the current to story over here on the IOMtoday website: Police are requesting for information regarding an assault which occurred in Willaston at around 11:30pm on Saturday. Officers want to speak […]

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Ten Years

I remember going and watching some comedy festival or other soon after I arrived in SA back in 2004. One of the British comics there was poking fun at the low cost of living here and the favourable exchange rate, tying it in to a sign he’d seen near Cape Town: Please Do Not Feed […]

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Rabbit Riots

With the UK riots just a distant memory now and the majority of the perpetrators safely behind bars already, I was shocked to find a family who appear to have got away almost scot-free; this despite documented evidence that they were part of the problems faced by Britain at that time. Rest assured that I have already passed on […]

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