Buying cars online. Good idea or not?

Ok. Truth time. http://www.gumtree.co.za have asked me to write a few words on buying online. Lets start with the truth. Since that is the biggest issue when buying online. Often blind. I have bought dozens of vehicles over the years.  Using http://www.gumtree.co.za in South Africa has seen me purchase many of my cars and motorbikes … Continue reading Buying cars online. Good idea or not?

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.

got your world cup tickets? what an effing palaverel

I finally got some world cup tickets today. I'm going to be watching the ultimate battle of the supermarket owners. Yes that probably comes across as a touch racist..But I will be watching Greece tackle South Korea in Port Elizabeth on the 12th June.  I'm torn as to who I will give my allegiance too.  … Continue reading got your world cup tickets? what an effing palaverel

The city with the worst christmas lights in South Africa

I will admit to not giving a toss about Christmas. Its not the symbolic ritual of Christ that I have issue with. Its the usual twaddle that gets bunged in with the whole fucking festive period. Given half a chance I would rather December was just removed from the calendar on the whole. Everyone seems … Continue reading The city with the worst christmas lights in South Africa