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Shire Deck

The Shire Eco Lodge

This weekend my wife and I went to stay in a log cabin at a place called The Shire. It is a lovely Eco Lodge situated in Stutterheim, about an hour away from East London. And Wow! What a beautiful setting directly at the base of the immense and indigenous …

Rope Swing

Building a Swing in the Forest (Video)

Last week my wife and I took our dog to a friend’s farm for a walk, and perhaps canoe on their river. We’ve been there a few times before and we always end up having a good time. We also usually find something new to do each time we go …

Moving the Office Outdoors to Enjoy Life while Working

This is where I am blogging from today; it’s a beautiful place with a tranquil setting and free wireless connectivity 🙂 The weather was so fantastic today that I didn’t feeling like working from a stuffy office, so I decided to take a drive and find a better ‘base’ for the day. This …

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PwC Night Race Video (East London)

The East London PwC Night Race was held on Friday 18 January. It started and ended at Old Selbornian Club. It’s a very enjoyable run which primarily meanders through Nahoon and Stirling. There was an excellent turn-out; it was well organized and very affordable (R36 for the 10km and R26 …

Black Backed Jackal

Black-Backed Jackal Video

Here’s another animal video from our Addo trip. This one is of the Black-Backed Jackal. The first day we saw him, he was hunting something small – I presume a Spring Hare or something similar. He caught it and was able to have a good meal. On the second day …

Windsurfing In Mexico

Windsurfing is an example of perfect fusion between calorie-burning exercise and a pure adrenaline rush, with the smooth, relaxed feeling of surfing joining with exhilarating sailing moves. Classed as an extreme sport, windsurfing provides participants with the chance to learn tricks such as spins, jumps and inverted loops, skimming the …

Warthog in Addo

Addo Elephant Park

In an earlier post I mentioned I visited Addo Elephant Park on a holiday break. It was a fantastic three days which we spent camping in tents on the Addo campsite. (I made a brief overview video of the Elephant Park which is at the bottom of this post). The …

Knysna Sunset

My Holiday in Addo and Knysna

Last week I had a great week-long holiday. On Monday we went to Addo Elephant Park for two nights. We camped in tents in the park and went on quite a few game drives and walks. We were very fortunate to see loads of animals and lots of ‘new’ birds, …