About Alan

The one with a "My Complex" - incurable but fun. Grumpy, Cynical, Wise and Idiotic. I can also be found HERE.

Durban Image: Statue of lion at cenotaph, Durban

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. Statue of lion at cenotaph, Durban Image by Kleinz1 This lion is one of a pair that guard the cenotaph to the fallen of the two World Wars, in front of the Durban City Hall … [Read more...]

 Not to be – Featured Durban Blog

 Not to be: The Cell C Sharks could not contain a fired up Jaguares team in their Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Estadio Jose Amalfitani, losing 29-13 in a physical match, where we struggled to gain ascendency. The opening exchanges were hugely competitive, neither side able to score any points but certainly applying pressure with the home side, their crowd behind them, probably enjoying the majority of possession, but unable to deal with the defensive pressure from the Cell C Sharks. It took until the 12th minute of the game for the first points … [Read more...]

Jaguares vs. Cell C Sharks – Featured Durban Blog

Jaguares vs. Cell C Sharks: The Cell C Sharks are well-settled in their base in Buenos Aires ahead of the crucial Vodacom Super Rugby match against the Jaguares at Estadio Jose Amalfitani on Friday evening. Crucial because all intra-conference matches are like double points – the winner takes four or five and prevents the opposition from gaining any more than one or two – and the way things are currently structured in the South African Conference, all wins are going to be vitally important with the pool stages winding down and four rounds left … [Read more...]

AG staff death threats: eThekwini mayor pledges full support for investigation

Durban in the News: AG staff death threats: eThekwini mayor pledges full support for investigation: eThekwini municipality Mayor Zandile Gumede has vowed to "fully support" the KZN department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, after threats were made to the Auditor General's office staff members auditing the municipality's books. Durban rock thrower gets 10 years after he admits that 'pain' in his body made him do it: In a guilty plea, rock-thrower Nkosinathi Mthalane says he committed the crimes because of "pain" in his … [Read more...]