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The Scimitar 16 Jan 2020

A very good day to everyone The new year has arrived at the North and with the schools back this week, I am sure that the routine will kick in and it will soon feel like that we never had any break….but with the new year always hold exiting prospects….our children have all moved up […]

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The Scimitar 8 Jan 2020

A happy new year greeting to everyone!! I trust that this year will fulfil all your dreams and that it is an epic year for all…..I’m sure that you have all have a wonderful festive season…in which you were able to spend quality time with loved ones and that all your batteries are recharged and […]

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The Scimitar 12 Dec 2019

A bright and sunshine good day to you all…. After a solid week of overcast and rainy weather…and at times it was decidedly chilly ….it was an absolute pleasure to awake this morning to misty skies with the prospect of a bright sunny day today….and today a little earlier than is usually the case, by […]

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The Scimitar 5 Dec 2019

A very good morning to you all…. As we approach the “happy” time of the year for most….kids are ecstatic that school has broken up…and now they can frolic in the pool or laze in the lounge….parents are waiting for the day that their break also begins…whether they are travelling or staying home…the expectation of […]

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The Scimitar 28 Nov 2019

Good day to you all from a hot and humid North The ToyRun has come and gone….and another amazing day of fun and fellowship was definitely enjoyed by all….and as with all huge events….the day had its own fair share of surprises and hiccoughs….but all of these were dealt with in the normal professional manner […]

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The Scimitar 14 Nov 2019

Morning from a wonderfully wet and green Benoni Northerns…. Some most welcome rain has fallen over the last few days, giving a new look and feel to our surroundings…..all the plants that we have been diligently watering over the last three or so months….now look like completely different plants complete….it is amazing how the plants […]

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The Scimitar 7 Nov 2019

A World Championship good morning to you all….. I think the subject and thoughts that have been on the lips and minds of most South Africans since early last week, which was compounded and reached a crescendo on Saturday afternoon with ecstatic joy, as Cheslin Colbe waltzed his way past a bewildered captain Owen Farrell […]

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The Scimitar 31 Oct 2019

A warm good day to all our readers…. Well well well……my predictions have never been one of the things to be counted on…..but for once I would like to remind everyone of my some comments in my opening salvo to the newsletter of September 17, 2019…..to quote… “….we do have a few factors that are […]

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The Scimitar 23 Oct 2019

Good morning to all…… The RWC advances into the next round, amidst a little bit of controversy…..and now the semi’s are upon us….and although pretty predictable, apart from the France / Wales game….which produced some really great rugger….the Saturday matches were pretty one sided….the AB’s and the English winning by significant margins to progress….but that […]

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The Scimitar 17 Oct 2019

A special and warm good day to everyone…. So as the RWC 2019 enters the business section of the competition….and we have some interesting developments…..the first Asian side to ever compete in a RWC as Japan qualify for the knock outs….and that as the winner of their pool section….which means that the Boks and the […]

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