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(Photo: Joe Brokerhoff)

Where you’d be forgiven for believing, if it weren’t prescribed subject matter at every mealtime, that talk of plunging markets and financial destitude, were not just that: “talk”.

In the rudest of good health (at 8kgs trimmer than we last found him), and on a twelve week “wagon”, STRONGHOLD’s investor, Rupert Plersch was in great form with a sparkling new set of Jaguar wheels, while Herman Brown Jnr’s adherent, Terry Bowley shares Rupert’s fondness of South Africa.

These are two extraordinarily successful entrepreneurs, whose enterprise has lured them to a far away land in search of a world that has not only brought financial reward, but a way of life that has opened their lives to the broader reaches of the earth.