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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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The Scimitar 9 Oct 2019

A summery (and Manny….no not summary…..summery….a new Rod word) and fresh good morning to all…. The weather has been amazing the last little while and I hope that everyone has been able to get out and enjoy it….it is the weather to be exercising or soaking up the sun….or even just enjoying a braai with […]

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The Scimitar 3 Oct 2019

A warm welcome and good morning to everyone The Rugby World Cup is proving to be another interesting tournament….South Africa did what was necessary with the “second stringers” to account for our neighbours Namibia…in fairly convincing fashion…57-3…with too many headaches and concerns….and with only one serious injury thus far to our Bok group, we can […]

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The Scimitar 19 Sep 2019

Morning to all our readers…… The Rugby World Cup is upon us….and in a first for the rugby officiado’s, it has been allocated to a lesser known rugby “giant”….and all the participating teams are either already in the land of the rising sun…or are at their training camps to prepare themselves for the showdown that […]

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The Scimitar 11 Sep 2019

Morning to all our readers…… I hope that Spring is treating you all well…..I have seen that there are blossoms are all over….and new leaves on the trees…the grass is starting to change colours from faded yellow….to include a sprinkling of green…the brilliant green around the cricket pitches has been massive contrast for the last […]

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The Scimitar 5 Sep 2019

From a breezy North….I bid you all warm greetings…. If anyone took the time to get out to the “BIG DAY OUT” last Saturday…they will agree that Mango Groove definitely still have “IT”…..they have been a wonderful group since the late eighties…and are one of the few groups that sounds precisely the same live as […]

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The Scimitar 29 Aug 2019

A super good morning to all from the Ice box at the North…. Outside our office, my view is altering….daily…the oak avenue that fringes the road to the tennis club….now not only possesses stark and angular branches….but they are now filled with a green fuzz of spring leaf growth…which means that spring is “a-sprunging”….happiness for […]

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The Scimitar 22 Aug 2019

Warm greetings from the North Another stunning day has dawn on the Highveld in Gauteng…..and our Indian summer continues….Mother Nature did strike back for a little while and sent in some cool breezes to remind us that it is only August…..but the traditional August winds have not arrived as yet….and as my farmer mates from […]

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The Scimitar 14 Aug 2019

Warm greetings to everybody….. This past weekend I was able to experience the highs and lows, exhilaration and despair of Masters Hockey…..a special place, where the mind says that you can do what you did in your twenties….whilst the body shouts back and replies….”that was more than thirty years ago!! Never!! Slow down!!” Every year […]

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