M&G Online editor Riaan Wolmarans wrote a great piece for the paper detailing the A to Z of Oppikoppi — that free-flowing cauldron of dusty love, music and drink somewhere about two hours out of Pretoria. It struck me how incredibly personal the whole ‘koppi experience is. Two people can spend the same amount of […]
SOWETO … “where you usually get slapped if you act like a clown …” Thankfully there weren’t any bozos running around and nobody got slapped this past Sunday at the Levi’s Vintage Sundays at the Backroom in Pimville, Soweto. No it was filled with discerning grown folk who had come to listen to the soothing […]
I know quite a few people in my age group — early thirties — who remember, very vividly, a TV show called Under the Mountain. I was probably about 10 years old and it scared the bejesus out of me and, I’m sure, if I was still wearing a nappy it would have been quite […]
The Virginia Tech shootings prompted Danny Ledonne, the creator of the controversial role-playing game Super Columbine Massacre RPG to issue a statement. Four months later Ledonne found my blog post about it and replied, and this time he is making a documentary about the game.
Celebration of the fairer sex took place in Newtown this past weekend and boy was there a feast for the ears and eyes! The Newtown Women in Arts was the most prolific with Divas such as Simphiwe Dana, Thandiswa Mazwai, Wendy Oldfield and Zamajobe performing at various venues in and around the cultural precinct. Simphiwe […]
Eskom general manager Andrew Etzinger confirmed that power-alerts would be flighted on SABC television to encourage electricity savings.
Mercedes has decided to let the current SL prowl the streets for another couple of years before the all new SL debuts. The SL range has enjoyed good sales figures and with the face-lift next year they hope to ensure another successful model. These photos, taken just recently in the states by uber spy-shots photographer, […]
Friends thronged around, fine whisky in hand… and a whole lot of learning going on: last night a classic edventure unfolded, in a very civilised fashion. Most grown-ups have gratefully plonked education into a dreary dried-out department in the dusty history section of their lives. Thankful not to have to endure another classroom again. In […]
There is something about Assassin’s Creed, the up-coming game from Ubisoft that has me salivating, shaking and smiling a toothless grin all at the same time, even though I only drool at night and I do actually have teeth. Not only has the Middle East been politically volatile for the past couple of thousand years, […]
There’s a new spot in Town. Well relatively new I suppose, it was the first time I had ever heard about. And that was because of an affiliation with the person who was going to host a show happening there last Saturday.