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
This song is possibly one of the most well known to come out of Africa, it is one that follows me where ever I go and always brings peace to my soul in times of unrest. Listen and read the lyrics… Africa will run through my blood no matter where I am in the world, my heart beats to the drums of its soul… … Continue reading African Dream
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?
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
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
I wrote a post this morning which I have deleted, it has little relevance anymore. The news is out now that Mbeki has been recalled as president of the country and Zuma is to take his place. Zuma, the same man that can wash AIDS off and numerous other things. Is that a good thing or a bad thing? What the hell is going on, … Continue reading A sad day for Africa?
Merrily walking into the bedroom setting up the laptop for some bedtime writing and there it sat with its four eyes and big butt, the monster. As my eyes laid sight on it I could feel my palms begin to get clammy and my heart beat adopted a rhythm faster than a bad 90’s “rave” (don’t ask). This is what befell me on this barmy … Continue reading Catching the 8 legged, four eyed, big butted monster…!