Category Archives: internet

Kate, William and the horn of the rhino

Dear William and Kate It’s getting a bit disturbing, isn’t it? The phalanx of paparazzi staking out the hospital. The Australian prank caller. The fictional royal baby tweeting on behalf of a blastocyte. I have an admission to make. I … Continue reading

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“Stay hungry, stay foolish”

We woke up this morning to a world without Steve Jobs. Strangely shocking, this news, despite the fact that Jobs had been battling cancer for so many years, despite the fact that he resigned from Apple only a month ago. … Continue reading

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Open your eyes – a wish

OK, I’m putting a big wish out there, and sending this one out into the world, fascinated to see what might come back. The UN has put out an invitation for anyone in the world to pitch an idea to … Continue reading

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Sea of Shoes

I have fallen quite in love with this blog. Thank you to my lovely friend Lara (she of extreme shoes) for showing it to me. Oh, the loveliness!! Check it out: Sea of Shoes

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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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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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oh… bliss…

Another shallow post from me. Some months ago, I chanced upon an absolute gem of a blog. All I could remember about it is that the writer seemed to have an extraordinary ability to collect utterly beautiful, charming, delightful, soothing, … Continue reading

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Yet another victim

You know, I consider myself fairly clued up in the department of internet security. I mean, I know, recent relationship history might suggest that I’ve learned the hard way. (Some might call it a way paved with much naivete and … Continue reading

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The first step is admitting you have a problem…

I so totally nicked this from another blog. But I couldn’t help myself. Despite my insistent understanding of myself as a sane, rational, well-adjusted sort of person, could it be that I have a problem? I mean, I sometimes leave … Continue reading

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