The wisdom of Yvon Chouinard
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The wisdom of Yvon Chouinard

Yvon Chouinard is the founder of the outdoor clothing brand Patagonia. At 74 years old, he has a wealth of wisdom and business experience that…

Shield and Spear documentary
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Shield and Spear documentary

Shield and Spear is a South African documentary which is a reflection of ourselves seen through the eyes of our artists. It presents itself as…

The Putter
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The Putter

A Putter is literally a person that puts two halves of a pair of scissors together. These days this seems like a fairly large waste…

The Slap
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The Slap

The Slap is a kind of parody of that First Kiss video, but in many ways it can rightful stand alone as an original. It’s…

Richness comes from struggle
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Richness comes from struggle

A Tribute to Discomfort: Cory Richards from Blue Chalk Some of our fondest memories are of hardship…and the overcoming of it. Our lives are tainted…

This is Africa
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This is Africa

THIS IS AFRICA from Benjamin Dowie This is Africa. The last great wilderness, the dark continent, the Motherland. Brimming with spirit, talent, culture, openness –…

Maya Angelou speaking about isiXhosa
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Maya Angelou speaking about isiXhosa

IsiXhosa is a beautiful language – listen to the late Dr Maya Angelou speak about it. It’s always amazed us that when South Africans travel…

Is Prof Tim Noakes causing a food marketing revolution?
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Is Prof Tim Noakes causing a food marketing revolution?

FACT: If you run a restaurant in Cape Town and don’t cater for people following a Prof Tim Noakes ‘Banting lifestyle’, you are not catering…

Bob Hoffman presents: The Golden Age of Bullshit
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Bob Hoffman presents: The Golden Age of Bullshit

If you haven’t watched it already, this is an interesting keynote presentation by Bob Hoffman entitled ‘The Golden Age of Bullshit’. Bob goes through the…

The Wisdom of Warren Buffett
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The Wisdom of Warren Buffett

This past weekend, 38 000 people from around the world flocked to Omaha, Nebraska just to listen to a couple of old guys answer questions…

Lefty’s – Cape Town
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Lefty’s – Cape Town

We stumbled across Lefty’s quite by chance, on our way to an economics lecture of all things. From the outside Lefty’s looks suitably dodgy, but…

Top 10 old school movies for a winter’s day
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Top 10 old school movies for a winter’s day

These movies are not exactly block busters, in fact many of them you may never have even heard of before, but as far as we’re…

Publik Wine Bar – Cape Town
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Publik Wine Bar – Cape Town

The Western Cape is one of the most important wine producing regions in the world, but ironically Cape Town is a little short on good…

The Art of Taxidermy
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The Art of Taxidermy

Truth be told, we know a taxidermist – a very good one in fact, and the skill and craft involved in not making a dead…

[Movies] Amandla – A revolution in four part harmony
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[Movies] Amandla – A revolution in four part harmony

There are some movies that every South African should see and perhaps at the top of that list is the documentary film, Amandla! – A…

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