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Road tripping

Road tripping

Last year World RallyX championships were held in Cape Town for the first time. I came to see the likes of Kristoffersen, Loeb and Sjolberg race their 4×4 cars which accelerate from 0-100 in 2,5 seconds. It was a magical weekend, petrol-head heaven. I booked...
Last week on lecture tour in the UK

Last week on lecture tour in the UK

IT IS NOT HAPPY PEOPLE WHO ARE THANKFUL, IT IS THANKFUL PEOPLE WHO ARE HAPPY. This lecture tour began in Scotland, with 3 nights in an apartment on St Andrew’s Square off Prince’s Street. The tail end off the US hurricanes produced some heavy weather, and with it all...
Sardine Fever on the South Coast

Sardine Fever on the South Coast

June has been a veritable smorgasbord for sports lovers. After the Comrades Marathon, where South African athletes excelled – the ladies winner attended Howick High School, international events once again became centre stage. Thrilling tennis in Halle and...
Reflections on an awesome October

Reflections on an awesome October

It seems almost surreal to be writing a blog from Nieu Bethesda in the Karoo, where I find myself Guest of Great Karoo Cycling, riding the Sneeuberg Trail with 14 other cyclists. Steppes Travel invited me to be part of their travel festival at the Royal Geographical...
Winter is officially almost over

Winter is officially almost over

After our incredible tour to England in July, we suffered the disappointment of finding our pre-paid for seats taken on the Virgin flight. With the flight absolutely full, there was no option but to accept other seats. Virgin have since promised us a refund. It has...