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A Frikkin Hashtag: #IWouldRunIf

What would  make you run? With the amazing @Solely_Toya at my side, we decided to find out... [The Story So Far: Every Wednesday at 12 noon South African time [6am EDT] an inspired and growing number of brilliant, creative and absolutely fun people from all around the world take part in what is called a Hashtag game. @AFrikkinHashtag [say it out loud] is South Africa’s #1 Hashtag game and is always a lot of fun. The F.L.O.P. [or Fish [...]

By | February 25th, 2017|activities, AFrikkinHashtag, games & Stuff, Hashtag Game, silly things|0 Comments

Making it all up Improv-style at the Masque

Last night i was a Combine Harvester. Or was it a Combined Harvester. Hard to tell. But then i was also a Scottish Horseman slash barman who got slashed but if it all took place in the walk someone took in their mind, did it really happen at all? i was washed up on a desert island and within 12 minutes had managed to start a fire and burn all of our clothes. Yes, ALL [...]

By | February 25th, 2017|activities, fun, humour'ish, local news|0 Comments

A Frikkin Hashtag: #AsTheDustCleared

What happens after the dust clears? We asked you in our latest @AFrikkinHashtag game, #AsTheDustCleared, and this is what we found... [The Story So Far: Every Wednesday at 12 noon South African time [6am EDT] an inspired and growing number of brilliant, creative and absolutely fun people from all around the world take part in what is called a Hashtag game. @AFrikkinHashtag [say it out loud] is South Africa’s #1 Hashtag game and is always a lot [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|activities, AFrikkinHashtag, fun, games & Stuff, Hashtag Game|0 Comments

#NotOnOurWatch: That’s not my name!

i stopped to fill up my car with petrol today and got really mad and jumped on to my phone and wrote this as my Facebook status: Disclaimer: this post will not have the amount of swearing i feel it deserves. Caltex, Main Road, Diep River, know that i am gunning for you. How DARE you have petrol attendants working for you who have to change their isiXhosa names for English names because their names [...]

Two Parrots and a Sandcastle: an Improv show

Have you ever watched me Improv before? Tomorrow night at the Alexander Bar in Cape Town we make stuff up. Not stuff ups, that's something else. But actually it all begins tonight. Esteemed actress, director, short, story writer, long novel writer, activist, animal love and newly turned Vegan, Megan Furniss, begins three nights of Improv duets. Tonight it will feature Tandi Buchan. Saturday night will be the chance of Leon Clingman. Although the one i am [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|activities, friends and enemas, fun|0 Comments

A Frikkin Hashtag: #PoemAJobInterview

A job interview is a scary thing at the best of times but imagine having to do it in poem. Well you don't have to cos we already asked you to and so many of you did and it was great... [The Story So Far: Every Wednesday at 1pm South African [6am EDT] an inspired and growing number of brilliant, creative and absolutely fun people from all around the world take part in what is called a Hashtag [...]

Why i am not drinking alcohol in 2017

So i'm not drinking in 2017 [just in case the title wasn't too obvious]. i mean i'm drinking water, and coffee, and chocolate shots if i ever go back to Spice Route cos chocolate shots, Mmm... but not the alcohol. And it's not actually the biggest deal. i don't think i have a drinking problem [ah, but that's EXACTLY what people with drinking problems say]. i just was thinking about not drinking for a year [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|activities, positive ideas for change|5 Comments

A Frikkin Hashtag: #ThisIsNotAChristmasOrTrumpTag

In the build up to Christmas, some of us were getting a little tired of Christmas and Trump tags. Many of us were starting to wonder if it was possible to come up with a tag that wasn't about either. We decided to run with #ThisIsNotAChristmasOrTrumpTag which referenced both but was about anything but. [The Story So Far: Every Wednesday at 1pm South African [6am EDT] an inspired and growing number of brilliant, creative and absolutely fun people from [...]

The Bachelor Party: You don’t have to make him feel like a tit

i won't lie. i'm not the biggest fan of bachelor parties.  The idea of dressing a good friend up and then making them feel like a tit is beyond me. Hey friend, you are about to have one of the most important celebrations of your life and start a whole new way of living as a married man with the woman you have chosen to be with... let's celebrate that by embarrassing you, making you [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|activities, friends and enemas|1 Comment

My word for 2017: Interdependence

Interdependence: The dependence of two or more people or things on each other [Oxford English Dictionary] i have just returned from an incredible few days camping at the Cederberg with an assortment of pretty amazing people. Much fun and games and dam building [yup, we literally built a little dam and it made the one pool rise about a meter - impressive stuff] and time and reflection and food and words and Extreme Bocce Ball matches [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|activities, inspire-ations, people, positive ideas for change|0 Comments