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True crime and trial opinions from a layman's perspective

Journey to South Africa – Day 10, November 22 – Plettenberg Bay & Robberg

The next morning we’re up early for an 8am visit to the Elephant Sanctuary in the Crags.  We’re the first visitors of the day and are met by a small … Continue reading

December 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

Journey to South Africa – Day 9, November 21 – Plettenberg Bay

The next morning, I’m up early – again – with the sun.  The rain has stopped so I go for a walk by myself on the beach.  I stand for … Continue reading

December 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Journey to South Africa – Day 8, November 20 – Plettenberg Bay

Our last morning at Fynbos is too overcast for coffee on the patio.  Instead, I spend the morning packing and we say goodbye to Liz and the pigs.  Our next … Continue reading

December 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

Journey to South Africa – Day 7, November 19 – Plettenberg Bay

It’s our last full day at Fynbos and I wake up early. Somehow over the past few months I seem to have become a morning person.  Problem is, I’m also … Continue reading

December 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Journey to South Africa – Day 6, November 18 – Plettenberg Bay

Today’s our third day at Fynbos and Nick spends most of the day wrapping up his solo, and second, book on mountaineering titled, K I I. It’s been a busy … Continue reading

December 29, 2015 · 4 Comments

An Excerpt from THE APPEAL: Oscar Pistorius

From the chapter Inside the Barking Spider: It’s a strange preternatural feeling closing the car doors and sauntering towards a date with destiny armed with nothing but memory. I’m dreading … Continue reading

December 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Archive of Images from South Africa

December 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Carlin calls it despair, I call it deceit

John Carlin says Oscar Pistorius is likely to retreat into “despair.” Before we examine this statement from Carlin, let’s take a look at how Oscar appeared in court today as he … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · 84 Comments

GUILTY: Oscar Pistorius, final judgement

Read the Supreme Court of Appeal’s Final Ruling here: PISTORIUS FINAL JUDGMENT Steenkamp Family Statement: “I’m satisfied with everything now.  I would hope to God that all of this could … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

Journey to South Africa – Day 5, November 17 – Plettenberg Bay

After a year of hard work and many late, sleep deprived nights, it’s nice to enjoy some peaceful [and coherent] morning time.  Right here, in this moment at Fynbos, I’m … Continue reading

November 21, 2015 · 1 Comment