David Moseley

I am become dad

2014-10-17 11:32

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

Get on your bike

2014-10-01 08:47 4 comments | 1483 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.

I believe in Braai Day

2014-09-18 14:30 36 comments | 4234 views

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

Don’t shoot the messenger

2014-09-02 08:06 3 comments | 1565 views

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

Social media campaign cures world's ills

2014-09-01 12:21 5 comments | 1793 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 | 3058 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 | 1573 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 8 comments | 2404 views

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

When good parents turn bad

2014-06-13 06:30 4 comments | 1441 views

The smell of burning eggs leads David Moseley to recall a traumatic time from his childhood.

Controlling the power of the White Stare

2014-05-30 12:53 7 comments | 3546 views

Last week a South African writer told of the dilemma of the white grin. This week David Moseley vows to never again smile at black South Africans.

The sounds of South Africa

2014-05-13 14:36 4 comments | 1590 views

You’re guaranteed different sights wherever you travel in South Africa. Depending on what you’re doing, you’ll get different sounds too, says David Moseley.

The things you do for love

2014-04-23 07:30 11 comments | 2807 views

David Moseley thought that a flexing of his athletic prowess would be the best way to impress the woman who is now his wife. It wasn’t. Of course.

The Ultimate April Fool

2014-04-01 11:00 13 comments | 15558 views

Ever the sceptic, it took a mixture of timing, great planning and blind lust to make an April Fool out of David Moseley.

These are a few of stickiest things

2014-03-20 10:37 3 comments | 1976 views

From gum to hot tar, some of the stickiest things in the world would slide off the back of Jacob Zuma, writes David Moseley.

The bitter taste of luxury

2014-03-05 07:51 13 comments | 4170 views

A simple bottle of vinegar causes an emotional breakdown for 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.

Leaks from a doctors' Whatsapp group

2014-08-19 11:53 26 comments | 8452 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 | 2552 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 | 1920 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 | 1103 views

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

Uncool is in the house

2014-06-05 09:45 12 comments | 3224 views

After years of trying, David Moseley has finally realised he’ll just never be one of the cool kids.

Helen haters at Hysteria Lane

2014-05-22 11:00 34 comments | 5397 views

There’s a new breed of Helen Zille basher emerging in South African media, and they’re getting more hysterical by the day, says David Moseley.

Riding the beloved country

2014-04-30 07:41 1693 views

The organisers of the JoBerg2c bill the event as "riding the beloved country". So far, they are on the money, says David Moseley.

The lure of the road

2014-04-22 12:07 5 comments | 1747 views

Despite many a harrowing experience on the roads of South Africa, you can’t keep David Moseley from a good road trip.

Here’s to you, Granddad

2014-03-26 10:30 7 comments | 2014 views

His grandfather’s been dead for nearly 16 years, but on every day that goes by David Moseley cherishes his memory more and more.

Say something nice today

2014-03-12 10:46 13 comments | 2077 views

We're quick today with snide remarks and what we imagine to be witty put-downs, but how about saying something nice for a change, says David Moseley.

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