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Category Archives: David Alves

Hello and good bye

Last night I lay in bed thinking about everything that has happened for the past two years and the weight of it all is immense. I have contemplated writing a post … Continue reading

June 24, 2016 · Leave a comment


Without sugar coating this too much, I’m going to dive right in. Recently, a close friend of mine… and hopefully after this, yours, was diagnosed with the big “C”. I … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · 5 Comments

Adeus, Pai

It’s the 15th of January 2014 and my father has been dead a year. It’s jarring to say the least, just writing that first line. The below post is something … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · 8 Comments

My ABC-URLs of 2014

A few years ago, I stumbled across a super blog post from Nic Harry as he recalled his search phrases via letter over the year and thought I’d smash one … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

Hamba kahle, Madiba

Nelson Mandela 1918 – 2013

December 6, 2013

A different kind of feeling

This year hasn’t been the best. Albeit, there have been some moments of brilliance, from a change in job to cheering my brother on as he made his way overseas … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · 25 Comments

A shave by any other name

There’s no real easy way of writing a product orientated post, mainly because this is probably the first time I have done something to this effect. I don’t write about … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · 4 Comments

My first competition winner!

I have been really bad in not updating my blog in a while… So, consider this my formal apology. Or whatever. My last post was to give away a set … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

HOLI ONE Ticket Give Away

So, I have never done this before and to make up for the lack of blogging for the past 3 months, I am having a little give away. That’s right, … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · 25 Comments

2012 and stuff

What’s there to say about a year already pre-ordained by an ancient civilisation and on top of that, Hollywood – because let’s be honest, you watched that drivel with John Cusack, … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · Leave a comment