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To the ramparts - England are invading!

December 2015 sees the English invade our shores for some decent cricket. They will play the Proteas in four Test Matches, five ODI’s and two T20’s. 832 more words

Cricket

South Africa vs. Australia, 3rd test: Australia exorcise the demons of Adelaide

Adelaide 2012. It was nearly impossible not to watch this match at the Newlands and not think of Adelaide 2012. 6 wickets to get, with AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis plodding along, taking it one ball at a time. 378 more words

Australia

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

Cycling

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

Weather

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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