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Fyndraai restaurant review

Fyndraai restaurant review

There are thousands of South African wine labels out there. It is very difficult for an estate to distinguish itself from all the competition in any meaningful way. Each estate obviously has its own...

One80 Fitness Training

One80 Fitness Training

People have been asking me what this One80 training is that I have been doing, so I thought I would share the story. I used to be a fairly active guy, playing various sports...

Tapped review

Tapped review

I can’t remember exactly when I became aware of the problem of bottled water. I do have a post on Relax with Dax (The Scourge of Bottled Water) which was written in April 2006,...

Robertson Slow Festival review

Robertson Slow Festival review

A few years ago I used to really enjoy the Wacky Wine Weekend in Robertson, in fact you can read one of my rave reviews here. However, it started to become very crowded and...

Reuben’s at The Robertson Small Hotel review

Reuben’s at The Robertson Small Hotel review

We ate at Reuben’s at The Robertson Small Hotel on the last night of our time in Robertson for the Slow festival. Before I write about my experience of the restaurant, I must just...

Karoux review

Karoux review

On our first evening at the Robertson Slow Festival, we were booked into Karoux. It’s on the main road in McGregor and we were staying in McGregor so it was a local option. I...

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Cape Winemakers Guild tasting review

Some wine festivals are better than others. Last week I attended the tasting evening for the Cape Winemakers Guild and I really enjoyed it. I realised that what I liked about it were also the things I did not like about other wine festivals.

The Yes Men Fix The World documentary review

The Yes Men Fix The World documentary review

I loved this documentary. I had heard about the Yes Men, but it was great to actually see them in action and learn about the various stunts they pulled. Imagine this, the Yes Men...

Sinns review

Sinns review

Sinns at Wembley Square has been around for quite some time. I’ve had drinks at the bar next door and I’ve had snacks there a few times and tried their Spring special last year....