Sandton Craft Beer Fair

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Who doesn’t like a bit of craft beer??? We certainly do… This is one event you can not miss! We will see you there and look out for our usual write up. Details as follows… It’s time for the fourth installment of The Sandton Craft Beer Fair, which is one of Jozi’s most loved and popular […]

TASTING a whisky money CAN’T BUY…

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whiskY is whiskEY right? WRONG… If you know the difference in the spelling you will know what I am talking about and would have enjoyed the recent FNB Whisky live Festival. If you don’t, however, nothing changes and you too would have enjoyed the event… You see kind sir, whether you know your peaty taste […]

The Sidecar ~ Drink of the week

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The Sidecar is reserved for wingmen only. Think Robin to Batman, Barney to Ted and Cognac to a cocktail. The sidecar is a classic made up of triple sec, cognac, and lemon juice -No Sugar. Not the manliest cocktail EVER, but it definitely has enough kick to make it tougher than the average martini. In […]

Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair 2018

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The fifth annual Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair was a smash hit once more this year. This fair, previously the Sanlam FoodWineDesign Fair held on the rooftop of Hyde Park Corner. With over 100 exhibitors and the fair spanning 3 days  there truly was something for everyone. The exhibitors included leather workers, handmade ice cream makers, hand pulled […]

Standard Bank Africa Cycle Fair

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Imagine the scene: music is playing, there are people selling candy floss, somewhere a teenage boy is trying to impress a girl by winning her a stuffed animal. This is the image that a FAIR brings to mind when we think about out the movies right – The American passtime of people in small towns […]

The GODFATHER “A drink you can’t refuse”

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“I’m gonna make him an offer he can not refuse”… I’m sure this sent chills down the spines of many-a-man in years gone by. Apart from the Don himself though, there is another godfather who could do the same, and he is a cocktail. We refer to the known gentleman’s drink that can add bass […]

Vinyl Wall Art

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The devil is in the details. Or at least, that’s what they say. If you want to show someone that you care about your appearance, you need to pay attention to the finer details of how you dress. The same goes for where you live: if you want people to know that you care, you […]

Marriage 101 ~ THE CONTRACT

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I met my wife when I was a lecturer at university. Well, technically she met me, I recall meeting her for the first time on the beach later the same year – although this is a story for another day… I have been married for just over 2 years now, and recently acquired this piece […]

The DIRTY Martini… Yum! ~ Drink of the week

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Dirty Martini A sleek combo of gin, vermouth, olive juice, and yes, don’t forget the classic olives. The Dirty Martini makes a great drink which will accompany a classy gentleman as opposed to that fruit cocktail drinking wimp who has been winking at passers-by the whole night. “Martini: shaken, not stirred,” as per the original […]

Cycling shoes 101 – The cleats

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I will never forget the words my late uncle spoke to me when he bought me my first proper bicycle as a Christmas present when I was 10. It was a Peugeot, and incedently also the same brand as the car that he drove. It instilled into me some kind of proud into the heritage […]