Hot Wheels in South Africa

There’s always something left-of-centre to see when you are out and about on South Africa’s roads.  The reasons I don’t have an endless reel of pictures to share with you are that a) it’s not advisable to wave a smart phone or camera around for all to see when stuck in traffic and b) I’m rarely in the passenger seat and in general when you’re driving, you should’t be taking photos.  Here are the few that I have captured.

Sticky tape bus

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Selling Car Insurance in South Africa: 15 Silly Questions

On my first attempt at arranging car insurance in South Africa I spoke to an insurance guy who didn’t have a terribly endearing phone manner and as the call went on my frustration and amusement grew in equal measure. Here is the gist of the conversation with what was probably going through my head in brackets. Continue reading