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2017 Seeking an opportunity to learn SASL

Trying to learn South African Sign Language must feel like looking for an oasis in the desert for many who read this blog.   Training providers like ourselves have to make difficult decisions about priorities.   330 more words


The place to take your kids this holiday. 

My shake milkshake bar had opened a few months back in Johannesburg. The Zone in Rosebank has become home to every brand of food we have ever imagined, with that said my Shake express has been the latest Addition there. 345 more words


SMWS 25.61 Lemon and Vanilla Delicacy

When I was down in Edinburgh I finally had the opportunity to meet someone I have tweeted with for probably 5/6 years. This would be Tom Thomson, and as I left to race off to The Whisky Lounge he kindly gave me a sample to try, SMWS 25.61 Lemon and Vanilla Delicacy a 20 year old Rosebank at 51.3% abv. 73 more words


Things I did on my day off work

Three days of bonus leave are nothing to be sniffed at. They expire at the end of June, so it’s now or never. When I saw that June 13 had no – no! 797 more words

Mom Stuff

My name is Johannesburg, but you can call me Jozi

Jo’burg, Jozi, City of Gold.  Endearing nicknames for Johannesburg.  I arrived in Rosebank, a suburb of Jo’burg, where I checked into The Winston Hotel.  The hotel did not lack in its charm.   421 more words

First Impression: Rosebank Cask No. 2112


Ahhh, this is a fruit bomb, very jammy and absolutely gorgeous. Caramel and fruit bouquet intertwining together to present a clean landscape, the subtle oak influence elevates the nose with the hint of charred oak going really well with the vanilla and star fruits. 84 more words


Tried and tested

This happens when you are on a sabbatical and think you have all the time you want on your hands – your friends think it is time to find new spots in town and you volunteer to do the research and the bookings.   579 more words

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