This is basically an “open letter” to you all, pleading for your support.

I see a lot of these “open letters” out there these days. I often wonder what the purpose of them are. I think the time has come for me to try it. Why now? Because frankly this is all becoming unsustainable. I am going to break down my career for you. This is by no … Continue reading This is basically an “open letter” to you all, pleading for your support.

Stuck in Durban. No, stuck sounds negative. I am currently “weather inconvenienced” due to road closures.

People really go proper mental when the weather turns in South Africa. I awoke this morning to news that the country in blanketed in snow and many of the roads are closed. When we immigrated in 1981, we got stuck in a big snowstorm in Johannesburg. First time it had snowed in like 21 years. … Continue reading Stuck in Durban. No, stuck sounds negative. I am currently “weather inconvenienced” due to road closures.

Are swords “a bit much” in response to the “Great Monkey Threat of Umdloti”?

Monkeys. Bloody cute little monkeys. They sit on the balcony looking it. A look that seems to cry out "Let me attack your cheeky face human man" Ok I lie They just seem interested in rooting through the bins and maybe having a glass of sherry whilst smashing a plate and shitting on your LCD … Continue reading Are swords “a bit much” in response to the “Great Monkey Threat of Umdloti”?

Introducing my new baby to the world. She may have seen a few parents before, but i will love her like one of my own.

This is my new baby.  She will be moving to my new home for her shortly. I put in an offer for a 1980  VW Kombi Autovilla.  It is in mint original condition and I cannot wait to break down in exotic locations with her. With so many festivals and events this year that im … Continue reading Introducing my new baby to the world. She may have seen a few parents before, but i will love her like one of my own.

20 weeks, 140 days, and im off for my first walk up to the ponds with the pooch.

Pretty much every day, I would take my dog for a wee walk or swim up in the mountains.  To me, one of the best things about living in Cape Town in the City Bowl, is the ability to be in nature literally just crossing the road. I off now for a wee drive/walk up … Continue reading 20 weeks, 140 days, and im off for my first walk up to the ponds with the pooch.

The idea of Patricia Lewis naked disturbs the sleeping spirit of Bles Bridges. Let him lie in peace I say..

Did Patricia Lewis ever do regrettable porn?I hope not. It is just the kind of thing we just don't need in this country. Thankfully she has managed to keep most of her clothes on most of the time.In an entirely tasteful way.  Shame really as the sight of her nude wouldn't be nearly as unpleasant … Continue reading The idea of Patricia Lewis naked disturbs the sleeping spirit of Bles Bridges. Let him lie in peace I say..

Ackermans…keeping South African’s looking common since 1916

Like underpants, I believe that slippers with brand names, are about as necessary as Bee's learning how to talk to dogs. Its winter.  My feet are feeling the chill.  I wish to end this drama... I need slippers...or rather stokkies...or even pantoffels Why spend a ton of cash on something that at best, you may … Continue reading Ackermans…keeping South African’s looking common since 1916

Los Angeles Time on Die Antwoord -“The most engaging and legitimately surprising act of the weekend”

Seems that the hype for "Die Antwoord" is growing. After a highly publicised and successful weekend at Coachella.  I cannot wait to see them back on local shores. Check out this link to the Los Angeles Times I've been moaning and whining about ticket prices for various comedy shows coming up.  Im quite glad to … Continue reading Los Angeles Time on Die Antwoord -“The most engaging and legitimately surprising act of the weekend”

Nobody has done a worse Afrikaans cover than Jim Reeves. Try work out what he means to say…I challenge you!

When I first heard Jim Reeves' attempt at "Ek verlang na jou" a few years back...I nearly shat myself with laughter.  I can understand why he did it, and why the promoters behind it were involved.  But surely someone could have guided him through the lyrics sheet a wee bit better. Jim Reeves was out … Continue reading Nobody has done a worse Afrikaans cover than Jim Reeves. Try work out what he means to say…I challenge you!

Bafunny Bafunny: If comedy was a sport, who would represent South Africa? er, not me it seems

Bafunny Bafunny | If comedy was a sport, who would represent South Africa? Upcoming monster comedy show for fans of South African comedy.  This show will be taking place at small intimate arena's suitable for Lionel Ritchie and Skouspel. "Bafunny Bafunny" will also be coming to the UK where they will be at the Royal … Continue reading Bafunny Bafunny: If comedy was a sport, who would represent South Africa? er, not me it seems

Did I break my funny bone along with my tibia and fibula?

Its been over three months since my accident.  Three months of feeling sorry for myself and not exactly getting much done. I recently starting doing a few stand-up gigs again.  But I will admit to being neither funny, nor motivated. The South African comedy scene is fairly fractures (scuse the pun) and the distances involved … Continue reading Did I break my funny bone along with my tibia and fibula?