Category Archives: Factual Opinion

Tuesday Tunes and Tides – Surf’s UP!!

Today we’ll have the photo first. For quite some time I’ve wanted to use this pic… because, if you’ve ever surfed you’d know this is not such a frequent sight. A left and right breaking wave! Now… before I go … Continue reading

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Marine Moment Monday

I love going down to the beach – but always pass by the harbour to see what’s going on. I often walk to the beach and stop off anywhere along the moorings to see if I can get a snap … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – Them Stones!

Do all little boys like throwing stones?? No… don’t even bother giving it much thought… there will never be a definitive answer… seems toxic masculinity is hardwired from birth! You try telling this little lad that throwing stones is not … Continue reading

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Curls on the Beach – Part Two!

Many years ago… in Aug 2011, I did a similarly titled post – about the same piece of art. Only, this time the photo is a lot better… brighter – with a glorious blue-sky backdrop. Today’s photo was taken on … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – Memories of Military Days

OK… I think I’ve taken the veteran theme to its conclusion. I chose today because music is the basis of something that is brewing – something very positive! Firstly – many of you will know I don’t do movies or … Continue reading

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Monday Memories – Military Moments

I’m still thinking along veteran lines. As I mentioned last week, I served in the South African Air Force for more than 16 years. So… many say it was in the old era – before the dawn of the Rainbow … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday – Fancy Hairdo?

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Seaside Saturday – Name Your Storm?

There was a time… when, in honour of the tempestuous temperaments of the fairer variety of homo-sapiens, that storms/ cyclones/ hurricanes/ typhoons/ tropical depressions and the other assortments of fun weather phenomena, were named after said fairer beings. Alas… in … Continue reading

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