Monthly Archives: September 2010

Food dating

I love what Kate and Jono are doing in Joburg with their Mess. It’s fun and thought-provoking and human, and looks goddamn delicious. I especially liked their recent observations about food dating. (Not dating as in internet dating or speed … Continue reading

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I declare summer officially open…

…after a swim in the Sea Point pavilion pool this morning. Heaven. A bit chilly, but heaven.(But I suppose heaven is a little chilly.) Amazingly I had the ENTIRE pool to myself. Olympic-length saltwater pool at edge of Atlantic ocean, … Continue reading

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Alfie Kohn on “Supernanny”

Atrocious Advice from “Supernanny” By Alfie Kohn [This is a slightly expanded version of the published article, which was titled “Supernanny State.”] A despot welcomes a riot. Disorder provides an excuse to rescind liberties in order to restore calm. There … Continue reading

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Zen: Religion without god

I’ve been dipping into the words of the wild and woolly genius, Osho: “God is not something above humanity, God is something hidden within humanity. Man is carrying God in himself as a potentiality.” “So there is no concept of … Continue reading

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More travel pics

Spent last weekend with my lovely friends Dani and Thandi, and Dani’s little boy Leo. The gorgeous little Leo: Thands and Dan and I went to Camden. We didn’t mean to go shopping, I swear… it just happened. But how … Continue reading

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New camera

I got a new camera a week ago. These photos were from my first day out with my new toy…

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