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Seriously though, all I do is sports

If you read the title then you guessed it, the week of Monday 22 to 28 September was full of sports. And if you know me that means it was a helluva lekker week! 1,097 more words

Cape Town

It's time for some sackings at Glasgow City Council

There isn’t much appetite at Glasgow City Council for listening to public opinion. You’d think that a collection of people so bereft of vision and basic competence as this one would be desperate and deeply grateful for someone – anyone – to help them do their jobs, but so complacent are they that the possibility of ordinary people having something valuable to contribute is never seriously entertained. 982 more words


October 9, 2014 ... at the end of the day

It’s no secret that I am strongly attracted to all things related to the sea.

I could never live far from the sea, and when the weather is fine, or indeed when it is rough I like to see what is happening around the harbour and coast line. 214 more words


Well done to Franschhoek Rugby Football Club

(translated from Afrikaans)

Congratulations to all of the Franchhoek Rugby Football Club (RFC) who made it to the 2014 Super League C Champs as well as the top 6 Champs at Newlands. 34 more words

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Match Report: Springboks vs. Wallabies, Newlands, 27/9/2014

What a gripping contest, and after a series of mainly error-strewn Wallaby tests played in challenging conditions, what a refreshingly high-quality game.

The Springboks won 28-10, and thoroughly deserved their win. 529 more words


South Africa get it done

Three tries in the final ten minutes left Australia stunned as South Africa romped home 28-10 at Newlands in Cape Town.

In a test played with such physicality South Africa will no doubt be satisfied with the amount of ball they managed to retain putting together three plays of fifteen plus phases. 344 more words

Flower Power

Just a quick one but I was so grateful, I had to stop and share the sweetest check on a a bucket list item to date. 277 more words