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10 Things You Should Do To Protect Your Assets While You Are Travelling

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I would recommend that people don’t make it public on social media that they are away from home, otherwise they could become a target. Unfortunately it’s my job to talk about my travels publicly on social media so I started to worry about my home & my car. I did some research and these are my top tips for protecting your assets while you are travelling.

Gumtree Z4

Shopping For Cars On Gumtree

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While I was playing around on Gumtree I was quite impressed with how many cars are for sale there. They range from old skedonks (did you know that is a real word? I thought it was South African slang!) through to the larniest of larny cars.

Lanzerac wine estate

Lanzerac Wine Estate

Lanzerac is a name I’ve always know, but I’d never been to the estate. So when I was invited to visit, I took up the offer and this is what I experienced…

Reflections On My Transition From Corporate Job To Self-Employment

I have a few start over stories, but the one which has had the most impact from a financial perspective is my transition from a corporate job of 10 years to being self-employed. It’s a transition that has a huge impact, not just financially and mentally but also on relationships. Including one’s relationship with oneself.

Insurance Is Something We Can’t Do Without

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Insurance is unfortunately one of those things we just have to have. One of those expenses that go under the ‘recurring’ category. It also usually fits into the ‘fixed’ category, being one of those expenses that we can’t really change. But is that really true?

Fleur du Cap theatre awards

Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards 2015

This year was the 50th year of the awards, which is quite something. Held at the Artscape Theatre, if nothing else, it was going to be a glamorous affair. We arrived to walk the longest red carpet I have seen in a long time. As I expected, everyone was dressed in their best and looking fabulous.

Hallelujah restaurant

Hallelujah Restaurant Review

Somebody tweeted that Hallelujah is one of the best spots in Cape Town, better than Chef’s Warehouse. So I had to go and check it out for myself. Is it better than Chef’s Warehouse? Click through to find out…

Jordan Wine Estate

Why I Will Always Love Jordan Wine Estate

My first intersection with Jordan wine estate happened before I had even moved to Cape Town, which was 15 years ago. I was a university student, living in Durban and was spending some of my summer holiday in Cape Town with some friends. In those days I understood as much about wine as I understood about women, very little (ok, nothing)…