29th July 2017

South Africa

In response to criticism of South Africa I responded. We are positive people and will always flourish, we shall never surrender because we cherish this land […]
20th July 2017

Don Quixote

  For those who don’t know, a very interesting Spaniard by the name of Miguel Cervantes wrote this book in the years 1603 and 1604. The […]
15th July 2017

Brilliant business ideas

  A Woolie business You only need a bakkie, 2 labourers and 4 very fast knitters. You see you just need to drive around the Karoo […]
13th July 2017

Smiling

Smiling really does make the world go round. We need to smile and smile a lot. People who smile are better looking than those that don’t. […]
3rd July 2017

Hippos

Hippos The Zambezi Hippo council have placed a kill on sight warrant for me. You see I know this because they have attempted to get this […]
15th June 2017

My Day

It was early. The air was thick with mist and the smell of remorse as I took off in my small Cessna. My head hurt and […]
15th May 2017

One Life Many Choices

Life’s about choices. Every one of them has existential consequences. What are we looking for? What do we want out of life? How long have we […]
17th March 2017

Sitting at a Bar in Bangkok at 20h00

  The life and chatter. The smiles on the faces of every client that appears. This is a happy place. The propensity for humans to find […]
18th October 2016

A real crash

I find the African bush a wonder of sights and sounds and on foot a wild adventure that few will ever truly appreciate. You walk in […]
30th September 2016

My best day

Isn’t it great when a day just gets better and better and you grasp it and just kill it. Wow. You feel fantastic, life’s good. You […]
2nd August 2016

Moist

Why is the word moist so disturbing to so many people. We all know that moist means clammy or humid. Moist is an extremely useful word […]
30th July 2016

Tree

What a stalwart of the World. A winner in all forms. Gracious and humble and often just taken for granted. Sitting under one of these large […]
16th July 2016

The Art of War by Sun Tzu, modernized by Michael Barker

Sun Tzu wrote the Art of War in the 5th century BC and its teachings as adapted by me very much apply to a lot of […]