Tag Archives: Port Elizabeth South Africa

Some Days… I Sit…

Yes… some days all one can do is sit. Then, why would (or should) that be such a bad thing? OK… I know you’re soon gonna tell me to push-off with my seaside photos but please, for now, won’t you … Continue reading

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History

History is relative. Yes… if you’re from a “new world country” then your perception of history, as based on western norms, could be slightly skewed. I often have to remind myself, especially when walking along the canals, that living in … Continue reading

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Mr South Africa!

Yesterday, I took on the temporary yet rather enchanting title of Mr South Africa! OK… it’s not a bodybuilding or entrepreneur of the year title but I like it and will explain as I go along. Let me begin with … Continue reading

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Friday Fact – Freedom!

OK… many of you must wonder why I’m still in Ireland, seeing as all I seem to do is whinge and bitch about the weather! We’ve lived here for more than 15 years… same old, some old! Whinge every year … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Hello, Help and Helicopters!

Where do I begin with today’s letter? I think I’ll turn the sequence around… I’ll begin with helicopters. Why helicopters? Because there’s an old saying… if you have jet-fuel in your veins it never leaves. Yes, I spent years in … Continue reading

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April A to Z – A for Anniversary

So… we get the challenge under way on a personal note. With a challenge of another kind. Yep… later this month my good lady and I will hit one of those marital bliss milestones. I have posted in the past … Continue reading

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Capturing History

I have long been fascinated with the history of the Royal Canal. I’ve mentioned some time ago that the Royal Canal reached Kilcock, the village where we now live, before the 1820 Settlers arrived at the Eastern Cape coast where … Continue reading

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Open Wide!!

There are days when you get the feeling that all your efforts are in vain. Fetch and carry… drive here… drive there… do this, do that and at the end of the day you actually wonder what you’ve achieved. Then … Continue reading

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