Category Archives: Nonsense

Mariachi Mario’s Makeover – Part 1

Mariachi Mario is a Lego figurine I got a couple of weeks ago, however soon after his arrival, his twin Mariachi Jose joined us as well, leaving us with a little bit of a predicament as to who is who. Mario … Continue reading

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Fishing for a (Lego) dream

This little Eskimo was the first Lego minifigure Raquel got me while we were dating. This fellow has travelled with me from London to Beira, Mozambique to Conakry, Guinea and now permanently resides in Johannesburg, South Africa. With a growing … Continue reading

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Middle Earth in a Jozi garden (Lego style)!

I think you might have noticed that I have been photographing Lego a lot lately, but I’ve been pretty inspired with a few things I’ve found online and on instagram, especially the Legographer series by photographer Andrew Whyte and instagrammer that_toy_guy. So I … Continue reading

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The fall of the Burj Khalifa!

I was bored at home waiting for a football match to start, so decided to play with some the Lego figurines I have and my Lego Burj Khalifa… All I can say I had fun playing with Lego and you … Continue reading

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Travelling Tonito: The prostitute searcher magnet!

In 2012 I wrote a post on the funny search terms that lead to people finding my blog. At the time there seemed to be a real interest in mistresses and prostitutes in either Abu Dhabi or Tripoli, with the search terms … Continue reading

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Memories that last forever with Videoart!

I realise I have been absent from the blog for a while but I’ve had to put the blog on the back burner for some time while I concentrate on work which has pretty much taken over most of my … Continue reading

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This message is brought to you by Travelling Tonito

After seven weeks of honeymooning, Raquel and I are in London to prepare for our move to South Africa which basically means packing the few possessions we have and meeting up with friends and family for final goodbyes before our … Continue reading

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A man, his beard and boredom are not to be left alone with a razor!

Right so from quite serious posts about the direction of my life now a post about my beard. I’ve worn a beard or some variation of it since 2009 when I realised my youthful appearance didn’t command much respect from people in … Continue reading

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An RSVP to remember…

This will be a short post because I simply want to share what has been the funniest RSVP I’ve received to my wedding, sent by a good friend of mine who has moments of pure comedy genius like this: “To … Continue reading

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Want to get married? Well then here is not how to do it!

When I mumbled my spontaneous proposal to Raquel and she accepted we had no idea what we were getting ourselves into when it came to wedding preparation. Our idea was initially to have small and intimate wedding with close family … Continue reading

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You shall return from whence you came – Cristiano Ronaldo’s island awaits us with open arms!

Eighteen days is what stands between me and my next holiday with Raquel! Considering I have one vacation before my before wedding, choosing a location for it was tough. Last year I had three vacations before going to London and waiting … Continue reading

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Those times I’ve been poked, pricked and proded, just for a job!

The process of going to a new country for work can be an experience depending what you have to go through. I’ve been lucky that for the most part, these experiences for me haven’t been the worst and have usually … Continue reading

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The time my girlfriend thought I was her Gay Best Friend

I am usually the person who plays pranks on people, albeit phone pranks due to my array of accents. On the other hand, I’m rarely pranked on and I’m not sure why. I know I’m not very gullible, but still … Continue reading

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The time a tourist responded to my “Do you need help?” with “Sh*t!”

I like accents. I fell in love with accents the first time I flew to London when I was 10 and the airhostess came up to me and said “Tay or coffay?” (Tea or coffee). From that day onwards I … Continue reading

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The Magnificent World of Roy Marvelous!

One of the great things about blogging is that you soon start discovering other amazing blogs out there. My reader is filled with travel and expat blogs I follow avidly, however every now and then you discover a gem of … Continue reading

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Meet the Delusion twins: Beira and Porto

The internet and google brought an age where whatever information you needed, you could find. This is especially useful when travelling and moving around for expats. Every time I move to different city, I immediately wiki the city, to find … Continue reading

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Your Tonito needs you!!

I up for Best Travel Blog in the South African Blog awards and would highly appreciated your vote!

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A fortunate series of events… In mama South Africa!

Last week Friday while eagerly awaiting the weekend, I was told that I needed to go to South Africa for a week for work. It wasn’t ideal timing as I had a lot to do in Beira, but sometimes, you … Continue reading

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Another dictator bites the dust…

It was an historic moment for Libya and it’s people. The death of the brutal dictator brought the revolution to a full circle. The manner of his death might not be approved of by the international community, however if you … Continue reading

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Follow me; Like me; Stumble me… I dare you…

For those of you who are easily entertained and enjoy my ramblings on life in Mozambique, I have now created a Facebook page and opened a Twitter account. Unlike the blog, I will use these social mediums for smaller posts … Continue reading

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