Back in November last year, after a pleasant 5km run around the base of Lion’s Head, I decided to commit to The Two Ocean’s 22km trail run. It was only the distance I focused on. I was a novice half marathon … Continue reading
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
If this isn’t an example of motivation … I’m not sure what is.
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
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
The sound of a punch or kick making perfect contact is a particularly satisfying one. It leaves you with the same feeling that the crack of a white cue ball does as it smashes through a triangle of coloured balls and is followed … Continue reading