Monthly Archives: May 2010

The best food blog in SA

Tripped over it the other day, and have gotten a little addicted. I really want to cook everything this guy cooks. Actually, I really want someone to come along and cook like this for me. Any takers? Check it out: … Continue reading

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Seth Rotherham and matters of social subversion

Apparently, South Africa’s (or is it Cape Town’s?) most popular blog is a thing called 2oceansvibe.com. The byline is “Work is a sideline. Live the holiday.” It’s written by a guy called Seth Rotherham, and basically Seth tells you what … Continue reading

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Half life of pond

So after burying the pond, the rain started coming down. From three days of solid non-stop rain, I got a glimpse of the pond that might’ve been:

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Old-fashioned pages

Last week I did a thing I haven’t done for years. I took books out of a public library. I’m working on a project that has frustratingly few resources online, so after a couple of weeks of fighting my way … Continue reading

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What not to write to your ex on Mother’s Day

This week, I read this online article. The writer dedicates it to his ex on Mother’s Day. He waxes lyrical about how much he appreciates her and everything she does as a mother. It’s really nicely written, moving, sensitive stuff. … Continue reading

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Pond, RIP

One of my bright garden-related plans was to build a pond. Not a fish pond – I’m not crazy about fish (I prefer either watching them flit around coral reefs 18 m underwater, or eating them in artfully arranged slices … Continue reading

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