• Friends

    Monday afternoon musing… Guys, let`s say you are an aspiring Marlboro Man and you’re hanging out one night with your best-est, most special-ist Princess and thinking how fabulous and brilliant she is. And then you run into a guy she knows and she introduces you to to her friend, Camel Man” The next night, you are are hanging out watching “The Notebook” with the Princess, when she make a casual reference that, “my friend Camel Man hated this movie.” Red flags are waving and your brain is frantically trying to get your attention!! Friend? Mmmmm As a Marlboro man, you have always been curious. Friend? Can men and women be…

  • Of Shoes and Men

    Friday evening I was sitting in the non-smoking session of a popular Sandton City bistro. I was waiting for a close friend and in the meantime I was trying to decide between a Cabernet and a Pinotage. In a moment of desperation and exasperation, I ask the waiter if I could taste both the wine menu read longer than War of the Worlds and I was on edge with all the talk of fruity bouquets and noses. However, there was another reason for being on edge. I couldn`t think about wines, much less the effect of regional soils and winds on one little grapevine, because I felt the little granny…