the Art of the Uncomfortable

Flipping Out With Helicopters

I worked for as a while a rope accessman, hanging from the top of oil rigs, grinding away bolts with my life-sustaining ropes only centimeters away. I did this ...

Steenberg Golf Estate

Steenberg Estate has been one of my favourite places to go to with friends for a bite to eat and some great wine, and for years I'd driven through the gates, tu...

20 Ways to Get Your Ass to Gym

Almost everyone, according to the stats, has had the problem of signing up at a gym and then finding other things they'd rather spend their time doing. It's tim...

Giving Away My Guitar

Candice, my lovely wife, came to me with a plan for us to get fitter - it's a 12 week fitness plan that we tried before but were so stiff after the first sessio...
BEAR GRYLLS COURAGE PILL

Sometimes You Just Need a Courage Pill

Sometimes I do things that other's consider risky, but that's only because they don't know what I know, or have my experience. When I watch Bear Grylls do this,...

Diving with Cow Sharks

For years a few friends and I have had a game where we try and find underwater tunnels to swim through, and because of the ruggedness of the coastline in Cape T...

Hacking the Flow State

You've never been here before. You've spent hours getting here. It's cold and wet. You carefully climb up beside the waterfall. It's your turn to jump. The ripp...