In South Africa’s supposedly competitive environment, it seems big name companies, that are supposed to be in competition with each other, often work together to fleece the consumer. Banks are no different.
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Oily Record. Not BP, KFC
The Journo and I had limited time for dinner last night in between Ultimate and a meeting we had to attend, so we went the junk food way. This is a reminder.
Garlic & Onions against Teeth Plaque?
It’s a known fact that eating garlic and onions make you socially repulsive, but garlic and onions also have known curative properties. Garlic, for one, is known, and I have personal experience with this, to drastically lower blood cholesterol. The downside is that you have to take it chopped and, yes, raw – for atContinue reading “Garlic & Onions against Teeth Plaque?”
Disable, Limit and Delete WordPress Revisions
For me, a major WordPress Blog annoyance is the WordPress Revisions feature. It essentially saves a copy of your post or page every time you update it. If you share my frustration, here’s how to stop or limit WordPress Revisions and clean current revisions from your database.
World Cup Also Has Football Action
I’ll be the last person you’ll ever see at a screening of a regular football (soccer) game, yet, like many, I find the World Cup irresistible. And it’s not just because I’m from South Africa either.
Maybank’s Debit Card Catches Up
I can’t be sure when exactly it happened, but at last Maybank enabled all the goodies on their debit card and is it finally the only debit card I need to do everything, even online purchases and PayPal payouts.
District 9 – A Must See
So yesterday we had one of our mass movie outings to go see District 9. Up until last Wednesday night I’ve seen the posters and I’ve read the tag-lines, but I haven’t really paid attention to it, until the Journo told me that it’s a South African director and it’s set in South Africa.
Is everything a joke to you?
No, everything is not a joke to me. It’s about choices. Shit happens. It’s well documented. You have the choice. Cry about it, or laugh about it. Clearly my choice is to laugh about it. Does it change things? No, but neither does crying.
South African Pilgrimage: And so it starts
My bags are packed and I my lungs are wheezing as I type this because of all the dust I kicked up thoroughly cleaning my house before I leave. At least that’s done too.
Borneo’s Clueless Eco-warriors
You know, even when you’re oozing optimism from your tear-ducts, you sometimes have to admit that our planet is in pretty bad shape. And where in the youth we should have hope for the future, it appears that in Borneo, there is none.