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(I shall use vintage photos to enliven the next few posts, as I really didn’t feel like taking any pictures in the following days…)


The worst has happened – well, not the worst actually as that would mean being splattered on a road or bitten by a mamba or murdered…  But I’ve been robbed, and that’s quite bad.. 863 more words

C'est important

Yesterday was a very stressful day at work and in life for me.

My employer has been a source of stress because of business need and the nature of the business is health insurance. 242 more words

Okayafrica – Africa in your earbuds #51 - DJ Zach Cowie

In the 51st version of the Africa-in-your-Earbuds-Series Los Angeles-based DJ Zach Cowie (Turquoise Wisdom) provides us with a very fine selection of disco/boogie/electronic party tunes. 247 more words

South Africa

My next job after Peace Corps will be...

Since I’ve extended my Peace Corps service for a third year, the second most-asked question after “When are you coming home?” is “What are you going to do when you’re done?” 1,954 more words

Attention Solar Developers in Africa

SSL Solamon Energy Corp (share price gxg) is looking to co-develop solar projects in Africa.

High oil prices must be suspended and solar energy will thrive.


Netflix Instant Review - "Black Girl"

Black Girl (1966; Dir.: Ousmane Sembene)


By Mike Dub

Black Girl is not a great film, but it is a film that should be seen.  508 more words

Netflix Instant/Criterion


Section 31 fills the horizon… read it on the Novel page

“Vernon walked to lunch, across the North front where the cadets drilled, past the science block, ever new in its Painterly simplicity, past the back of the English block, a monstrous pile of 1960s brick punctuated by metal windows; but he saw none of it… 65 more words

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