It is common for people to hear Celine Dion or the late Luciano Pavarotti belt out a glass shattering note and immediately think: “what a stunning voice, how do they sing so beautifully?” Continue reading
Just a short post. This is what the sky in Glencairn, in the south peninsula of Cape Town looks like right now. Continue reading
I thought I’d start a series of posts showing what I could get for R100 (South African Rands), at a given point in time. This is the first one.
If I keep it up, it might be interesting later on, comparing the value of a buck via it’s shopping power (buying power). Continue reading
Well there it is. I’m a bundle of self fulfilling prophecies. I’m really really good at manufacturing and nuturing fears. My mind conceives close to the worst outcome, and then builds on it.
I’m so good at it, that I’m like a painter splurging expressive colours onto a wall. Continue reading
I recently bought a 1994 Volkswagen Jetta CLI 3 from a trusted neighbour. It cost me very close to the book value, as it was in good nick, considering the age and about 260,000 Km’s on the clock. Continue reading
Aah chillies peppers. Not the funk band. I’m not talking sweet chilli sauce, and I’m not talking sweet peppers. I’m talking about proper chillies packed with capsaicin, the chemical they contain that turns the human tongue into a something of a pyromaniacs playground . Continue reading