Category Archives: Other

The Birthday Baboon

Three days ago I handed in my masters thesis and, now that I have my life back, I decided that one of the steps towards reintegration into normal life should be writing a blog post or two. Technically what follows … Continue reading

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Dusk – The Movie

I was daydreaming during class the other day whilst my students were busy and I had an idea for a movie that was so coffee-percolatingly brilliant that I immediately came to the conclusion that I was wasting my time as … Continue reading

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Ultimate Dining

In South Africa, group-buying sites have become all the rage. Companies like Groupon, Daddy Deals and Dealify have appeared like a tornado and are slowly sweeping the middle class masses away. My wife and I have been comprehensively caught-up in … Continue reading

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Fruit-Fly Invasion

Eating a fresh, juicy, sweet mango on a hot summer’s day is one of life’s joys. So is taking that first bite into a crispy, sweet apple or devouring ripe, tender strawberries straight from the punnet. However, these chocolate chip … Continue reading

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Guru Luke Of Geeky-Yet-Unbullyable Offspring

Both my wife and I work as high school teachers and recently we had some friends over, one of whom is also a teacher, and, inevitably, the conversation turned to kids. Specifically what irritates us about kids that we teach … Continue reading

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Kindles and Kleptomania

It was my wife’s birthday recently and, as is my habit whenever it is a gift-giving time of year, I asked her for a shortlist of 5 gifts. This helps me because I know what to look for and it … Continue reading

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Dog vs Cat: The Scuffle in the Suburbs

History is rich with epic one-on-one battles: Mohamed Ali vs George Foreman, Luke Skywalker vs Darth Vader, Harry Potter vs Lord Voldemort and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles vs Shredder. However, there is one that stands above them all. One … Continue reading

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