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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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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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The Moral Dilemma Of Accepting Rewards For Posts

The Moral Dilemma Of Accepting Rewards For Posts

As bloggers we are often faced with a moral dilemma, “write a post about my product or service and I will reward you in the following way…” We each deal with this in our own way and I was recently faced with a similar dilemma. A manufacturer […]

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Groupon Responds

Groupon Responds

Following closely on my previous blog posting, I had a request to meet with the CEO of Groupon and allow them the opportunity to put forward their case. In the interest of fairness, here is a the complete, unedited response that was received from them… Groupon has […]

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People You Will Find Around Your Heritage Day Braai

People You Will Find Around Your Heritage Day Braai

A while back I spent a couple of days with Sam ForFree. Now in Sam’s presence the whole world seems funny! By way of introduction Sam ForFree is my web guru who helped me put my blog together and every time I need a new feature or […]

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Deal Or No Deal? Behind those discount offers.

Deal Or No Deal? Behind those discount offers.

As bloggers we love “deals” we love those “special offers” that allow us to feed a family of four for only R69. A few years ago I wrote an article on what the real cost of these deals are for the restaurant industry and how they effect […]

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Beach Fun Instagram Pictures

Beach Fun Instagram Pictures

Have some fun on the beach this summer with a camera and a little imagination   Beach time fun on the #SuperHeroHoliday @sasha_said_what @sashaevesaid #dadsanddaughters #family #fun #crazy #moments @zulberghannah #humor #funny #beach #mosselbay A photo posted by Mike Said (@mikesaidwhat) on Jul 18, 2015 at 8:52am […]

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Stones On A Grave – one moment of light in a place of darkness

Stones On A Grave – one moment of light in a place of darkness

Stones On A Grave – one moment of light in a place of darkness This post actually started in September last year. The reason I am re-posting it because on Friday morning, my brother and I completed our visits for this year. We visited just under 50 […]

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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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A smooth dad and a blended family

A smooth dad and a blended family

After a chat with Sasha in September last year, we agreed to cancel DSTV. It was costing a fortune and besides a bit of sport and continuous reruns, there was no value in it. This meant that our weekends now needed to be filled with fun, outdoor […]

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