New Years Resolutions

Each year I try to be a good human and make New Years resolutions… some stick and others… well they just get plain revised to the more suitable older version of… well… me! Thank you all for all the laughs, inspiration and more laughs.  2017 has been a year of new friendships, new cookie flavours, new sights and new experiences, May 2018 bring that and … Continue reading New Years Resolutions

A Christmas Poem… of sorts

‘Twas the night before Christmas and Santa’s a wreck… How to live in a world that’s politically correct? His workers no longer would answer to “Elves”, “Vertically Challenged” they were calling themselves. And labor conditions at the north pole Were alleged by the union to stifle the soul. Four reindeer had vanished, without much propriety, Released to the wilds by the Humane Society. And equal … Continue reading A Christmas Poem… of sorts

USA: Lost in Translation… or rather mispronunciation

Have you ever spoken to a South African? Or perhaps someone from a different country and the way they pronounce the words is slightly different to the way you do? It can lead to some interesting misunderstandings… Disclaimer: Unfortunately some of the “misunderstandings” are not totally PG. The Pot Plant – USA A couple of years ago I wanted to buy a pot plant as … Continue reading USA: Lost in Translation… or rather mispronunciation

A South African in America – the Questions & Answers

I have now lived in America going on 8 years and I have to say a few of the questions I’ve been asked have put England to shame… some of them have been outrageous to the point that … well I really couldn’t help having some fun.  I’ve also had a few instances where my english is grossly misinterpreted and caused a bit of embarrassing … Continue reading A South African in America – the Questions & Answers

South African Culinary Delights

*PG Rating – read at your own discretion due to language. It is not my fault it is the language of the nation. You are warned… Before you arrive: All tourists visiting South Africa should come hungry and with an open mind. Please do not take this suggestion lightly as it is well known that have a severe love for food and fermented grape juice. … Continue reading South African Culinary Delights

SA Tourism Information: Public Transport

Over the last couple of months I have shared essential details for every tourist wanting to visit South Africa. First there was the African Questioned which included details about our postal system, the animals we have as pets and long distance travel options. Then of course there was the photo post of local sights (Why South African’s are Special) to make the tourist feel more … Continue reading SA Tourism Information: Public Transport

You are proudly South African when…

The one thing us South Africans are good at is ripping ourselves off… Please note that to some this might seem outrageous or scary, this is in fact funny and who we are, we laugh at everything… You call a bathing suit a “swimming costume” You call a traffic light a “robot” The employees dance in front of the building to show how unhappy they … Continue reading You are proudly South African when…