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My Resolutions for 2012

Yes, yes, it’s already far into January. But considering the fact that I’m just now receiving the bulk of Christmas cards, you can’t really say that I’m behind in terms of New Year’s resolutions. Remember, we operate on African time here.

But now that I’m done  ... 


Do I Write or Do I Draw?

As you all know, my passion these days is writing, Hence this blog. Even though lately I’ve been a bit behind, running out of pre-scheduled posts (even though I have ideas and material for at least six months, I’m sure).

But one of my other interests is drawing and painting. In fact, Noisette ... 


HP Service in South Africa

One of the nice things about writing your own blog is that you can write reviews about pretty much anything and broadcast them to the world – or at least the world of your readership, which admittedly in my case is still a fairly small world. But I do have an audience and would like to take ... 


Neil Diamond in South Africa

At the risk of revealing too much about my age and tastes, I have to tell you that Noisette and I went to the Neil Diamond concert in Soccer City last weekend. As I’ve said before, the cool thing about being an expat in a big city such as Johannesburg is that you get a lot of concerts and events. ... 


World Cup Fever

Wherever you look in the streets of Johannesburg these days, you can’t escape the World Cup Fever. Street vendors are selling flags, mirror covers, hats, and tons of other gadgets in team colors and they’ll quite happily run and find what you’re asking for if they don’t have ...