Category Archives: cape town

A New Challenge; Day 1

Today I signed up today for the 2 Oceans Trail run. That’s one run. 2 oceans. 22km. I don’t naturally have the physique or stamina for long-distance running. But I’m nothing if not enthusiastic (well, sometimes), and since discovering that despite … Continue reading

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Mobile: The Winds of Change

  So, while mobile web Africa takes place in Johannesburg, just the other week I was in Cape Town attending AfricaCom – another of the highlights of the tech calendar in Africa. I’ve already written a brief report for Zeta on … Continue reading

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Street Art: The writing is on the wall

During my last month in Cape Town I was lucky enough to get a commission that involved touring the city taking shots of great artworks. I love it when a plan comes together. While Cape Town and some of the … Continue reading

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Cheers to the winelands

There is too much and not enough to say about the Cape Winelands. I’ve been lucky enough to visit just some of the exquisite wine estates and restaurants just a couple of hours drive outside of Cape Town in Franchoek. … Continue reading

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All the sixes

The apartheid regime is difficult to get your head round. Its legacies are everywhere, from the statue of Jan Smuts in Company Gardens, to the only second ever performance of Athol Fugard’s blinding ‘Statements after an Arrest under the Immorality … Continue reading

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A big day

Yesterday was a big day. It was the state opening of parliament. 2012 is the ANC’s centenary year. It’s the year of elections (President Zuma, who did his own time at Robben Island for anti-apartheid activity has been in power … Continue reading

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On Driving and Diving

Now that I’ve worked out what the pillars of motivation are, I did what I normally do when presented with rules to follow; I completely ignored them and spent Sunday doing my own thing. I didn’t ‘practice’ or ‘study’ and … Continue reading

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