Welcome to Extremely Foreword – an eclectic blog bringing you stories, art, news, life and culture in a Based, To-the-point, NO to Low BS Environment – your antidote to the mainstream. New posts, interesting takes, fresh angles and thought-provoking takes every weekday – whether you want to be serious or flippant. Style and Beauty tips; Behind-the-scenes coverage of the entertainment scene; Calm, factual and independent news; Business and finance; Science and Tech – all delivered quick, to the point and in extremely foreword style – PLUS all the old favourite longform columns, commentary, Memes and Snapshots from author and editor Peter van der Walt. Fresh posts every Monday to Friday. Memes of Consciousness bring some of the funniest, wisest or most thought-provoking quotes to the fore, while SnapShots combine casual photography and pithy observation. The monthly Extremely Foreword column is a cynical rant I really should be ashamed of (generally being such a positive chap) and – fearless as Quixote – we’ll go wherever our fancy strikes us in essays or articles filed under the category of Nomenclaturia Pedestria – which, frankly, was the most pretentious title I could think of. There’s some quality hand me downs and sensational sloppy seconds in FineFinds reviews for you to feast on. What began as Peter’s personal blog is now the place to find your daily fix of something new, something different and something extra.

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For Sale – Private Island

Unique fixer upper opportunity! POTENTIAL! Centrally located (in the middle of a lake), this two platform, one chair charmer is in need of some TLC (which is like saying a corpse could use a little healing). With actual grass growing through the wood of the main room (which boasts a fantastically rigid flagpole), and the wooden slats of the porch bobbing up and down like piano keys – the only limit to this unique property is your imagination (subject to council approval).

While on the subject of council approval, understand that these grey, civil servant types are stuck in loveless marriages and dead-end jobs and actually get off on saying no, to get a surge of power while they slow walk implementing things voters wanted but that doesn’t agree with their closet commie sensibilities).

The ultimate lock up and go (and keep going) unit, this might well be an entertainers dream (if said entertainer has a history of panic attacks while they sleep).

Sure. It’s a terrible private island. And yet there’s something completely intriguing about it… I bet its seen a thing or two.

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Hollywood News

Hollywood News

Tom Cruise signed a big deal with Warner Bros to develop and produce a whole bunch of original and ‘franchise’ movies. He’s made eight titles with...

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The Best Old Thing

The Best Old Thing

The investment world is full of BS. More than marketing - if you can believe such a thing. A lot of guys who did relatively well at mathematics...

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Abundant Heart

Abundant Heart

If you have a young person in your life - a nephew, a son, a daughter, a mentee - and you want to give them a few books that will really help them...

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Peace Of Mind

Peace Of Mind

Mention my name and ask people what jumps to mind, and the words "spiritual" and "mental health" are sure to be mentioned right of the bat... right?...

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