Neil Diamond in South Africa

At the risk of revealing too much about my age and tastes, I have to tell you that Noisette and I went to the Neil Diamond concert in Soccer City last weekend. As I’ve said before, the cool thing about being an expat in a big city such as Johannesburg is that you get a lot of concerts and events. ... 

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Giving Back

I know I’ve rallied hard in the past month for donations for the Alexandra Baseball League, and I’m very grateful for the funding we’ve received to date (more on that in my next post). But I’m not the only one out there, and today I wanted to give credit to my friend Bing (who ... 

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World Cup Fever

Wherever you look in the streets of Johannesburg these days, you can’t escape the World Cup Fever. Street vendors are selling flags, mirror covers, hats, and tons of other gadgets in team colors and they’ll quite happily run and find what you’re asking for if they don’t have ... 

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