Print isn’t dead

We’ve been debating this at RamsayMedia quite a bit recently and I really do believe print is not dead. However, many print publishing dinosaurs may well be. How can that be? Firstly, it is becoming more and more obvious that traditional print publishing models are under severe threat – and that is largely because for …

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Red Barn outside knysna is a must

I am always a little dubious when people tell me so-and-so restaurant is fab, so I was really chuffed with my trip up to the Red Barn on the Rheenendal road outside knysna. I was working on an assignment for Getaway on family holidays in knysna and was travelling with my wife Justine and two …

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Writing about travel and sex

Getaway recently published a blog on the sexparade called the  Folsom Street Fair  in San Francisco. And, predictably, there were those who thought this had no place in our content lineup. I disagree. Travel journalists need to travel and experience the strange … and they need to write about it. If all we do is …

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The Big Picture: Southern Africa Fujifilm and Getaway Wildlife and Environment Photographic Awards 2010

I am always amazed at the quality of South African photographers and this year’s Getaway/Fujifilm African Wildlife Photography awards was no exception. Of course it wouldn’t be Fujifilm awards time if there wasn’t debate about the winning image. Personally, I am glad that this years judges took the bold step of picking a truly different image as …

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