Tag Archive: food

No more drinks. Fuck brunch.

Fuck  “let’s get drinks” text message novels. I’ll be down the block drinking whatever porter or imperial IPA is on draft this week. Find me there if you want.  http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/01/19/lets-get-drinks Clearly I’m not the… Continue reading

Thankful: I Contributed to Thanksgiving

This year I contributed to Thanksgiving and it felt amazing. I made rugelach, chocolate coconut bars, apple cake, pecan bars. I saved the tables and table cloths with a little ingenuity and packing… Continue reading

Things I Want To Eat in Johannesburg

One of the  best values in Johannesburg is the cost of food and drink.  I’ve known this for a while judging by the grocery stores, but it wasn’t until my recent outing with… Continue reading

The Art of South African Humor as it pertains to Goats

A lovely and funny email was just sent around my office my a young man who grew up in Pretoria. subject: Good story from Kroonstad. body text: These guys should get an award or something!… Continue reading

How to Start a Movement toward Team Bonding

Friday afternoon the good folks here at DAI Johannesburg toasted Sipho, an amazing team member who has worked here for the last seven years leading our Governance practice. I only just met him, but… Continue reading

Poking around Parkview

On Sunday I drove over to Parkview to sign the lease for the new home where I will living in less than a week! If you want to be really jealous, check out… Continue reading

Top 5 Things my Colleagues Said (thus far)

September 12, Jacques to Zola and Earnest on the drive back from Sasolburg: Jacques: “I’m going to make you a braai of chicken marsala with cream , mushrooms and peas.” Earnest: “That sounds terrible. Tell… Continue reading

Venturing into “Sandton City”

Today I woke to the sounds of a child zipping across the courtyard on a scooter, wheels rattling like an uneven laundry cart. This went on for about an hour, which was for… Continue reading