Poll change: From public transport to car guards

A few days ago I tweeted a link to an information video on the new Integrated Rapid Transport (IRT) system planned for Cape Town. If you missed my tweet, here’s the link again: http://www.capetown.gov.za/en/irt/Pages/IRT_promo_video.aspx It looks like a great system, but in the mean time we still have to get around using what’s available. With the last poll, I was trying to see how if…

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Shell pays Ken and our Government pays Biowatch

In November 2007 I posted an article about Biowatch being told by the courts to pay Monsanto’s court costs, even though Biowatch won their case. This disturing ruling has prevented me from sleeping easily all this time. Biowatch were refused leave to appeal, so they went to the constitutional court and finally some sense prevailed and I can sleep easier again. The judge understood the negative…

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Glasshouse review

I had to start a new category for this review. I thought that seeing as this website/blog is called Relax with Dax, it should cover some proper relaxtion options, not just restaurants, shows and events. So in the Relaxation category I hope to review and share various relaxation options in Cape Town. I’ve never been into massages, facials, pedicures and all those ‘treatments’ that women…

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SA Cheese Festival 2009 review with thoughts on Glen Carlou

The Cheese Festival this year was not much different to the one last year. The one big difference was that there were no tickets available for sale at the  door. All tickets had to be purchased online before the day. The tickets were also more expensive this year, up to R110 depending on which day you chose to go. The place was still packed and there…

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