Ramblings of a Fella


Shark Attack - Pro surfer Mick Fanning

Mick Fanning shark attack - Image by Dragon Alliance

Three time world champion Mick Fanning was attacked by a shark at the J-Bay Open yesterday.

"I was just sitting there and I felt something just get stuck in my leg rope, and I was kicking trying to get it away," Fanning said.

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Nelson Mandela day - 18 July

Nelson Mandela Day 2015 | SA Men

Tomorrow is Nelson Mandela day. A day that is supposed to be spent helping, teaching, guiding and enabling (amongts other things) other human beings around you. It is to take a moment. A moment to stop thinking about ourselves. A moment to reflect on our lives and appreciate what we have. A moment to make someone else's life a little better.  We are supposed to be doing this anyway. We are supposed to help, teach, guide and enable people every day.

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Joost van der Westhuizen - Sports Hall of Fame induction

Joost van der Westhuizen | Sport Hall of Fame | Photographer Howard Cleland

On Saturday night the 12th July, Sun City saw the induction of a South African rugby legend into the South African Sports Hall of Fame. Joost van der Westhuizen, an avid Blue Bulls supporter began his rugby career in 1992 for the Bulls and went on to earn 89 test caps for the Springboks.

Joost was inducted into the International Rugby Hall of Fame in 2007, and on Saturday night, the legendary scrumhalf added another honourable and well deserved highlight to his list of achievements.

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