David Moseley

The bright side of The Blackout

2015-04-23 07:11

When the lights eventually do go out for good, it won’t all be doom and gloom, says David Moseley.

In a flap over Rhodes

2015-04-10 14:19 13 comments | 3880 views

The whole of South Africa has been affected by the Rhodes debate, says David Moseley, particularly those with a bird’s eye-view of UCT.

The unbearable irrelevance of Rhodes falling

2015-04-02 15:31 19 comments | 2315 views

The debate around the Rhodes statue created some heated debate, almost all of it inconsequential in the quest to make South Africa a better place, says David Moseley.

You’re never too old

2015-03-13 09:04 5 comments | 2510 views

David Moseley thought he was done making friends, until he started cycling.

Don’t race towards the end

2015-02-27 15:00 6 comments | 1391 views

If you can slow your life down, says David Moseley, you’ll have more time to enjoy the things that matter.

If the poo fits

2015-02-03 10:30 6 comments | 3256 views

The real scourge of the suburbs isn’t crime, overpriced avocadoes or untrimmed hedges, says David Moseley. It’s something way more rancid…

A close shave

2014-12-15 12:38 5 comments | 1976 views

The thrill of an open blade against the neck is something everything man should experience once, says David Moseley.

Don’t give gifts that can be abandoned

2014-11-27 08:21 3 comments | 1134 views

With Christmas just around the corner, think twice about the gifts that you’re giving says David Moseley.

One cup to rule them all

2014-10-31 13:56 4 comments | 2173 views

David Moseley admits that this is the whitest column you’ll read all day. But if you love coffee, you’ll understand.

Get on your bike

2014-10-01 08:47 4 comments | 1538 views

"The Argus" has changed its name to the Cape Town Cycle Tour. Other than that, nothing changes, says David Moseley. It’s still the same great ride.

Don’t shoot the messenger

2014-09-02 08:06 3 comments | 1615 views

Modern communication is incredibly simple and effective, sometimes too effective, says David Moseley.

Leaks from a doctors' Whatsapp group

2014-08-19 11:53 22 comments | 8539 views

News that Dr Pallo Jordan isn't actually a doctor has shocked the nation. Meanwhile, the non-doctor has joined a support group for doctorate-fanciers, writes David Moseley.

Grannies are great

2014-07-30 09:36 9 comments | 2595 views

If you’re lucky enough to have a granny, maybe even a great granny, enjoy every moment says David Moseley.

Once Upon a Time in the Res

2014-07-08 11:54 2 comments | 1964 views

When invited to join a group dedicated to watching western movies, David Moseley couldn’t believe his luck.

Reconsider local tourism

2014-06-24 07:18 11 comments | 1134 views

SA Tourism's recent advert is sort of inspiring, but not as inspiring as seeing South Africa for yourself, says David Moseley.

 
David is a Rhodes graduate (BA Cstl Drght) who rejected a life of news reporting by absconding to the comfort of SI where he was Features Editor. He later moved to Men's Health in the guise of Features Writer where no rapid was too large to ride or building too tall to leap (off), moving from that cushy job to rather face the abusive rants of News24's users. David likes: polar bears, reading and writing, polar bears that can read and write. David dislikes: hadedas. My goodness, the noise.

Is your president a Bond villain?

2015-02-17 09:08 9 comments | 3811 views

Jacob Zuma’s day job is to run South Africa (preferably not into the ground), but could something more sinister be in the works, wonders David Moseley.

No country for old racists

2015-01-19 08:32 81 comments | 4729 views

The time for sitting idly by, while old, backwards-thinking South Africans have their say, is over, says David Moseley.

Do you need a hand?

2014-12-04 13:45 2 comments | 1166 views

If everyone stopped for one second to offer a helping hand, South Africa could be a wonderful place, says David Moseley.

Bye, bye books?

2014-11-17 12:45 4 comments | 1238 views

In an era of iPads, Kindles and too little time, David Moseley hopes that keen readers are still discovering old and new written treasures.

I am become dad

2014-10-17 11:32 7 comments | 2362 views

As much as you try to avoid it, you always end up being a little like your parents says David Moseley.

I believe in Braai Day

2014-09-18 14:30 35 comments | 4300 views

Yesterday we had an opinion that National Braai Day is "a day of forgetting". David Moseley doesn't agree with that sentiment.

Social media campaign cures world's ills

2014-09-01 12:21 5 comments | 1832 views

Thanks to growing awareness raised by numerous online campaigns, 97% of today's most pressing issues are almost resolved, writes David Moseley.

Diary of a dog

2014-08-07 16:11 13 comments | 3147 views

David Moseley is away this week, but his dog, who is quite frankly a better writer, has submitted a column.

Playing the weighting game

2014-07-16 14:43 2 comments | 1621 views

Exercise can be a necessary evil for some. For David Moseley, a visit to the gym is more terrifying than doing tax returns at the dentist

Stop means stop

2014-06-27 06:30 4 comments | 2442 views

In South Africa it's becoming increasingly clear that people just don't know when to stop, says David Moseley.

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