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Cadbury Wants To Send You To The Worlds Favourite Theme Amusement Park

Cadbury Wants To Send You To The Worlds Favourite Theme Amusement Park

Cadbury Wants To Send You To The World’s Favourite Theme Park And Sasha and I want to make sure you have all the right accessories! Winning the trip is easy! All you have to do… Buy ANY Cadbury’s Dairy Milk Slab SMS the LAST FOUR DIGITS of […]

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To Sadie on Her Eightieth Birthday

To Sadie on Her Eightieth Birthday

February the 14th twenty sixteen would have marked your eightieth birthday, who knows how we would have celebrated or what plans we would be making today. Perhaps Ada and her family would have arrived this week and we all would have celebrated with a huge Friday night […]

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Cooking The Perfect Steak

Cooking The Perfect Steak
There is nothing sadder in this world than the sight of overcooked beef! Of course I am being flippant, the sight of overcooked lamb is just as bad. I am no chef and I only have a limited number of cooking skills but what I do cook, [...]
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When Good Parents Go Bad

When Good Parents Go Bad

Married, single, divorced, moms, dads and everyone in between… No matter what terminology I use in this post, I refer to all. Now that I have that out of the way, let’s start… I was on Facebook early this morning, around 5am to be exact, when I […]

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I Share My Road…

I Share My Road…

MY road? Well it’s not really MY road, I don’t really own it, in fact I don’t even live on it, but I do walk it almost everyday and in my head that makes it MY road. I set out at about 5:15am most mornings and I […]

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Being Single, Thinking Double – Searching

Being Single, Thinking Double – Searching

Searching! That is possibly the best way to describe the next decade or so for all of us. Some highs, some lows, each of us facing our own challenges and demons. Living together, living apart, never really sure where I belonged. Making some really poor judgement calls […]

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Being Single, Thinking Double – A Death In The Family

Being Single, Thinking Double – A Death In The Family

Nineteen Eighty Four began with such promise. My mother was well, my army days were over, it was summer and all was good in the world, for a while that is. I was job hunting, had been for a couple of interviews, the most promising was with […]

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Being Single, Thinking Double – My Mom’s Illness

Being Single, Thinking Double – My Mom’s Illness

In 1979, young dumb and full of [energy] I matriculated from Highlands Boys and headed off to Wits University. It was a time of wine, women and song. The songs were by The Rolling Stones, the women were free and easy and I always promised I would […]

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Being Single Thinking Double – My Parents Divorce

Being Single Thinking Double – My Parents Divorce

“Straight out of left field” so the saying goes and the day my mom called us in and told us she was going to ask my dad to leave, I simply had no idea why. I had never seen them fight or argue, I had no inkling […]

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Being Single Thinking Double – The Early Days

Being Single Thinking Double – The Early Days

A Modern Man’s Guide to Raising a Daughter I was born in September of 1961 in Pretoria, South Africa, the first child of Harry & Sadie. My childhood, although a bit of a blur by now, was a happy one. Growing up in the 60s and 70s […]

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