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8 Miles

8 Miles is exactly 12.8748km’s. Or 12874.80 meters. Or if we’re going to get technical here, it’s just shy of 515 lengths of a 25 meter pool. 515 lengths of a pool ? And so, on the 8th & 9th of February 2020, I’ll be swimming ALL 8 races at the largest open water event in the […]

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How to get your Apple Watch Workout Swims to Strava & Garmin Connect (and still get your Discovery Points)

I’ve been doing quite a bit of swimming over the last couple of months after a back op in July last year. Everyday I do around 1-2km of swimming at the Gym, and am loving it! One of the things I battled with in the beginning was recording my swims. I used to have the […]

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On The Marc Personal

I’m going on an (AWESOME) adventure… Hello Put Foot Rally 2018

Towards the middle of last year, 2 of my mates came to me and said “We’ve booked our tickets to go on Put Foot Rally 2018, and you coming with” Naturally, the answer was YES. I had heard about Put Foot Rally when it first started and Mike Sharman went on it. I knew that […]

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What are Fidget Spinners and why are they the craze!!

If you have kids between the ages of 5-25 (or even 45 :)) you may or may not have heard of Fidget Spinners. They are they new craze and kids are going crazy for them. Essentially Fidget spinners are moulded plastic or metallic devices that have bearings in them, and you then spin them. The fun […]

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Back after a Malware Hack

If you subscribe to my RSS feed or Feedburner newsletter, I have to apologise for some of the dodgy posts you may have seen in the last couple of days. It turns out, WordPress sometimes isn’t as great as it sounds, and malware attacks are a real threat. Added to that, somehow the hackers had […]

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King Price Insurance – The “King’s Car” Insurance

A year ago I decided to sell my old Yaris as it was collecting dust while I was commuting to Jozi every 2nd week. Due to a few changes, I had the opportunity to purchase a car towards the end of last year. One of the biggest “missions” with buying a new car is getting […]

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Time to #StartOver with your money & 22Seven

It’s the start of the new financial year, and it’s time to budget those hard earned dollars. I know I can vouch that spending is easy, debt is easier and falling into that trap is horrible. BUT, it’s time to #StartOver. If you live in Jozi or on the interwebs, you may have seen all […]

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On The Marc Personal South African Culture

Mazda relaunches in South Africa with the all new Mazda 3

I think it was around 1993 I had my first ever “driving lesson” It was a school holiday in Cape Town, and we were visiting my Aunt, who decided we should climb into her sparkly shiny Mazda 323 and go for a lesson. Needless to say there were a couple of hair raising moments, but […]