Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014 in review (My blog in 2014)

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 91,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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Big Five Non-Alcoholic Drinks of the Kruger National Park

Regardless of how it may seem from the companion post to this one, I do drink more non-alcoholic drinks in the SAN Parks than alcoholic ones. The first of these is obviously WATER.  I drink copious quantities of water both … Continue reading

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Dr Ian Player remembered and more on 28 December 2014 in 50/50

Deep in the shadow of the Soutpansberg mountain range, the mysterious beauty of the lives of the mountain’s inhabitants has been unfolding here since the hills themselves can remember. People have been telling fire-side tales of prowling predators that lurk … Continue reading

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The Best of Me isn’t good enough for the rest of us

The Best of Me is an American romantic drama.  Based on a Nicholas Sparks novel and directed by Michael Hoffman the move stars James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan (mature characters) and Luke Bracey and Liana Liberato (young characters). Generally The … Continue reading

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Children from Bethany (Salvation Army) go to movies for Christmas

A group of girls from The Salvation Army, Bethany, in Soweto, together with girls from Hope of the Homeless and Othandweni, also Soweto based charities, joined up at a Christmas party hosted by Ster-Kinekor Theatre on Saturday 13 December, 2014. … Continue reading

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My all time favourite TV programme is 50/50

There can be few people who know my love for nature who would doubt that my all-time favourite TV programme is 50/50.  So when you are sitting on the first Sunday of the New Year, wishing for another week of … Continue reading

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Miss South Africa steps up to the crown

Johannesburg, December 17, 2014: Ziphozakhe Zokufa, the 1st Princess to former Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss, is crowned the new Miss South Africa today in the light of Strauss’ recent win at the Miss World Pageant. Zokufa – a 23-year-old … Continue reading

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