Category: Personal Ramblings

  • Birthday Bash of the Decade

    On Saturday we braved the masses of face-painted, flag waving, brandy and coke drinking South Africans living in London and congregated at Hyde Park for Nelson’s 90th Birthday Bash. The party was not only packed with appropriately 46 664 screaming Mandela fans, but a star-studded cast of performers and supporters. Live music was provided by […]

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  • Into the wild

    Last weekend I finally got around to watching “Into the wild” and now i’m blogging about it, even though the movie was released in 2007 and has been reviewed plenty of times. Into the wild recounts the life of Christopher McCandless, an actual student-athlete at Emory University, as told by his sympathetic sister. In response […]

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  • Lots more to play with at Afrigator

    It has required a lot of careful planning and many hours of hard graft, but I am very proud to announce the new release of Afrigator. Afrigator Beta 2 is packed full of awesome new features including:

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  • Don’t go there, come here

    Zeldman has written a great post entitled “The vanishing personal site“, in it he expresses his concerns on how we are publishing less and less posts on our personal blogs, and instead outsourcing the publication of our personal content to the money making online services like Facebook, Twitter and Flickr, who are receiving more and […]

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  • Future of Web Design 2008

    Last year I wrote a detailed post on my thoughts on Future of Web Design 2007, and what a great success I thought it was. On friday last week I attended Future of Web Design 2008. This year’s conference was just as good, a perfectly organised, well attended, informative web design geek gathering. I’m not […]

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  • Letter from Zim

    Personal letters like this one I received through my Gran really drill home the reality of what is happening in Zimbabwe at the moment. When will somebody step in and do something about this tragedy. Dear Family and Friends, Well never thought I would have to do this email do not know if it may […]

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  • The Proposal

    No not a website proposal for a change. I’ve been scare here this week, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have important news to tell you all. On Saturday, the 1st day of Spring, the day before Easter, I proposed to my lovely girlfriend, Xenia, walking along the beautiful Thames river on a not so […]

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  • What I would like to see in WordPress 2.5

    The much anticipated WordPress 2.5 is almost complete and ready for download. The feature list looks quite impressive, with a lot of focus being placed on the re-design of the backend interface. Other new features include: Widget-based dashboard You should be able to have any number of any widget Undo for comment editing Search for […]

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  • Off Skiing

    It’s midnight and my girlfriend and I have decided there is no point in going to bed as in 3 hours a taxi will be picking us up and taking us to Gatwick Airport. From Gatwick we head to Milan, Italy followed by a 5 hour bus trip up high into the Italian Alpes. Livigno […]

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  • Elephants for Africa Forever

    Isn’t it incredible how a picture taken out of context can have such a detrimental impact. That’s what I was concerned about when writing this article, but nevertheless I’m going to post it as i’d love to hear your point of view on this subject. The subject being training wild African elephants. This post is […]

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