A mixed world of polar bear differences

It shocked me today to hear out of an eight year olds mouth that he didn’t believe in charity.  At first I thought he was joking and made the comment that it couldn’t be true only to hear him confirm that he doesn’t believe in charity.  He went on to say that he has never seen it, the only charity he has ever seen is … Continue reading A mixed world of polar bear differences

Wind Photos… and you thought I was kidding?

An angler seems unperturbed by the huge waves breaking over the harbour wall at Cape Town’s Kalk Bay. (Yunus Mohamed, Die Burger) Gale-force winds in the Cape Town CBD were a little too strong for this policeman who ended up on his behind as he tried to cross the street. (Die Burger) A dog sniffs the base of a tree blown over in DeWaal park, … Continue reading Wind Photos… and you thought I was kidding?

How to survive a shark attack

1: Don’t swim in the ocean. Ninety-nine percent of all shark attacks take place in exceptionally large bodies of water also known as oceans. The way to determine if you are currently in an ocean is to taste the water, which should be salty. 2: Listen out for the music. In the event that you are foolish enough to swim in an ocean, listen carefully … Continue reading How to survive a shark attack

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

Halloween has a mixed bag of reviews.  Some in the world see it as evil and pure pagan, against their God and all they believe in.  Some “celebrate” it just for fun, they get exciting when they start to plan their outfits, bake their cakes, prepare the apples and just in general its excitement in Capitals. Others don’t even know of its existence. Those others … Continue reading Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF