9th December 2018

Anglo Zulu War

  Many a time it is said (by me for the first time) that honor surrounds a battlefield and that men rise tall to the challenge […]
31st October 2018

My Bee

  Today is a day like no other. I don’t know why but it feels that way. Perhaps it was the way the bee was flying […]
26th May 2018

Dar es Salaam

I wandered down the cobbled and broken Dar es Salaam streets with confidence because that’s how you do it if you are a foreigner and streetwise […]
21st February 2018

Istanbul The Real Story

  I spent 5 days in Istanbul as a single traveler just visiting and experiencing the city. It is romantic and interesting and I can definitely […]
11th February 2018


How beautiful are the stars. It is with regret that I write this. A hundred years ago nobody contemplated flying to the moon. In 20 years […]
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 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 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 […]