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Water we going to do

'Scientists have calculated that we would actually save more water by forgoing one pound of beef, or four hamburgers, than by not showering for at least six months.' How about sitting with that one for a moment? Especially if you live in Cape Town where we have just about hit level 4 Water restrictions... What's that you say? With around 11% of drinkable water left in our dams and the rain forecasts not looking to [...]

By | May 17th, 2017|activities, pain and Hope|7 Comments

A Frikkin Hashtag: #MyRealityTvShowWillBe

When it came to a Reality Show tag we knew we had to get family involved... @Cattereia and @mioscenic just happened to be in the right place at the right time... [The Story So Far: Every Wednesday at 12 noon South African time [6am EDT] an inspired and growing number of brilliant, creative and absolutely fun people from all around the world take part in what is called a Hashtag game. @AFrikkinHashtag [say it out loud] is South [...]

A Frikkin Hashtag: #AsTheChestCreakedOpen

When i was clearing out the attic and i came across that old dusty chest, i decided to open it and what did i find inside? [The Story So Far: Every Wednesday at 12 noon South African time [6am EDT] an inspired and growing number of brilliant, creative and absolutely fun people from all around the world take part in what is called a Hashtag game. @AFrikkinHashtag [say it out loud] is South Africa’s #1 [...]

Race with me – Intro

i have been planning this video series for a long time. i am not a You Tuber and so i lack certain skills in terms of creating good video and have two friends who produce great videos who have been both trying to help me. But for many reasons the meetings just have not happened. So i decided to just get going with it and hopefully we can start producing better quality videos along the [...]

By | May 5th, 2017|activities, race vibes, South Africa|4 Comments

Fasting alcohol: the 5 months in report

In January i shared a piece about my decision to stay away from alcohol in 2017. This week i was reminded about it when my friend Megan posted something on Facebook about her having stopped drinking for six months, whereas i have just hit five. Hers was less specific i think and generally she has been adopting a more healthy lifestyle. THE STORY SO FAR For the most part it's been pretty easy. i don't [...]

By | May 5th, 2017|activities, inspire-ations|0 Comments

A Frikkin Hashtag: #ToSeekJusticeIWill

My wife tbV [aka The Beautiful Val] has spent most of the last year pulling together the first Justice Conference in South Africa. This week's game coincided with the conference so i decided to use the theme for a really positive game. And you all played along... [The Story So Far: Every Wednesday at 12 noon South African time [6am EDT] an inspired and growing number of brilliant, creative and absolutely fun people from all around [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|activities, AFrikkinHashtag, fun, games & Stuff, Hashtag Game|0 Comments

A Frikkin Hashtag: #ThatsNotArtIts

Having found two very talented women on the Twitterer who have amused and delighted us with their tweets, we decided to put them to work... [The Story So Far: Every Wednesday at 12 noon South African time [6am EDT] an inspired and growing number of brilliant, creative and absolutely fun people from all around the world take part in what is called a Hashtag game. @AFrikkinHashtag [say it out loud] is South Africa’s #1 Hashtag [...]

i found Jesus [He was in Durban!]

Just to be clear, that's not Jesus in the picture, it's my friend Rudzani Thangoane. i met him in Durban too. Sho, it would take too many words to do our recent KZN trip any justice, but let me try a few. That was definitely the highlight two week period of 2017 for me so far, and so Cape Town you had better work your magic quickly cos i am feeling strongly pulled in that direction [...]

To pray or not to pray: thoughts on an Angus Buchan prayer meeting

"If my people pray... then I will hear from heaven and forgive their sins and heal their land." [2 Chronicles 7.14 beginning and end] Wow. This feels a little bit like a dejavu flashback or something. From two weeks ago when the question was to march or not to march, which i wrote about here. Afterwards i wrote a comparison piece looking at different marches over here. As i've done my best to navigate the [...]

A Frikkin Hashtag: #IWokeUpAndDecided

How focused are you at the beginning of a day? We decided to find out in our latest game... [The Story So Far: Every Wednesday at 12 noon South African time [6am EDT] an inspired and growing number of brilliant, creative and absolutely fun people from all around the world take part in what is called a Hashtag game. @AFrikkinHashtag [say it out loud] is South Africa’s #1 Hashtag game and is always a lot of fun. [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|activities, AFrikkinHashtag, Hashtag Game, silly things|0 Comments