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Wed
22
Apr

The Wonderful World of Whiskey - Part 2

Whiskey origins | SA Men

Whiskey vs whisky vs bourbon vs scotch… Whiskey goes by many names depending on where in the world it was produced. But the name is not the only thing that differs from one whiskey-producing country to the next. Methods of distillation and variations in taste are also influenced by the country, or even the region, where it was produced.

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Thu
09
Apr

Last minute Family Fun School Holiday ideas

school holiday activities

We’re nearing the end of the holidays, and you are already reaching the end of your tether. What to do with the kids to keep them busy? Well, here are some ideas… 1. Take them to museums We have plenty, lovely museums in all our main cities and towns. They are remarkably well maintained and affordable. It will pay you to investigate your options, as there are many. Kids of all ages love museums, as there is something that fascinates every one. The National History Museum, the Voortrekker monument and Sammy Marks museum are only three of many in Pretoria alone.

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Tue
07
Apr

The Wonderful World of Whiskey!

Whiskey

Most would argue that whiskey is an acquired taste – it is not the everyday man who will step into a bar on a night out and order a double on the rocks rather than the more commonplace beer or brandy and coke. Whiskey drinkers have even been known to establish exclusive clubs, the point of which seems to be nothing more than sampling and discussing various brands of whiskies.

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Wed
01
Apr

5 Ways to Improve the Value of Your Home

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Property investment can be a valuable way to ensure a future income, and allows you to put your capital into an investment that ‘should’ increase over a given period of time. There are always ups and downs in the market, but in the end you should generally see a return on your investment. We’ve outlined 5 things you can do today to increase the value of your home.

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Wed
01
Apr

5 Ways to Improve the Value of Your Home

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Property investment can be a valuable way to ensure a future income, and allows you to put your capital into an investment that ‘should’ increase over a given period of time. There are always ups and downs in the market, but in the end you should generally see a return on your investment. We’ve outlined 5 things you can do today to increase the value of your home.

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Tue
17
Mar

The capacity of the heart

Capacity of the heart | SA Men

“I love you” I say to my female friend in this coochy-coo voice over the cellular phone. My son, a modern young adult, frowns at me.

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Thu
26
Feb

Do your bit to save the planet

Sustainable living | SA Men

Living sustainably for a lot of people means a complete change of lifestyle. Most of us have been brought up to live pretty carelessly compared to the modern standards of eco friendly living. Saying that though, this eco-friendly kind of lifestyle is not far removed from the way people lived before the industrial revolution spurred advances in technology, and caused the increase of continued exploitation of the planets natural resources.

Sustainable living explained (briefly)

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Wed
18
Feb

4 Things You Have to Consider When Your Yacht Sinks!

Shipwreck survival skills

Jim, who is not a real sailor, is in a bit of a pickle! His dreams of seeing the world by working on a yacht, are disappearing faster than his 39 foot vessel as it sinks into the depths of the Pacific Ocean. He’s managed to salvage the little dinghy of a lifeboat, and as he was sailing it to the next port solo (exactly what his mother told him not to do), he’s all on his own!

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Mon
09
Feb

Man vs. Technology

Man vs Technology

Remember Bicentennial man? A movie about a robot played by the brilliant Robin Williams? Regardless, think for a moment how optimistic we were to having robots walking around in our homes in the "not so distant future."

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Thu
29
Jan

Mr South Africa Winner

Mr south africa armand du plessis

Congratulations to our new Mr South Africa, Armand du Plessis. Armand is a 25 year old final year LLB Law student at the University of Pretoria.

The Mr South Africa competition has always been striving to find the perfect aspirational man; balanced in health, intelligence, passion, drive, ambition and attractiveness. They look for a leader, to inspire and motivate. To act as a role model for boys and men to aspire to. To make a difference towards a better South Africa. We believe that they have definitely found that in Armand.

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