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Guardians of the Galaxy II: Some thoughts…

Finally watched Guardians of the Galaxy II Sunday night. i say "finally" because i think Guardians of the Galaxy original is probably my best movie of all time. So. Much. Fun. And yes, SPOILERS be alerted... Let's be honest, pretty much anything with Chris Pratt in is going to likely be a win for me. Since winning me over as Andy Dwyer in Parks and Recreation season II [hated him in season one, was so [...]

By | 2017-05-10T08:23:45+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Life is beautiful…ly difficult.

Hm. Big fat punch in the face right there. Sitting at my computer thinking i should write a post on how difficult my life is right now because i'm sure there are people out there who are finding life incredibly difficult and a post on how difficult i am finding life might be encouraging or something. Put words on to what someone else is feeling. But then my mind drifts to aspects of poverty in [...]

By | 2016-09-07T07:51:20+00:00 September 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

A Frikkin Hashtag: #AWordICantStandIs [Part II]

This @AFrikkinHashtag game had SO MANY F.L.O.P.worthy tweets we had to compile a second list... If you missed part I and the list of seven top words people can't stand, you should check that out first over here. But here follows the rest of the words that you could not stand: https://twitter.com/clebrun77/status/768400699562532864 https://twitter.com/EatNiceCakes/status/768402662928900096 https://twitter.com/EEnderinWales/status/768397079425187840 https://twitter.com/riknik1965/status/768400445270331392 https://twitter.com/jherron973/status/768400170086043648 https://twitter.com/littlesatan1974/status/768400088314089472 https://twitter.com/FromRightField/status/768400010908143616 https://twitter.com/Jaiami88/status/768399795761319936 https://twitter.com/TrivagoD/status/768399794268102656 https://twitter.com/HatedbyMorons/status/768399750408339456 https://twitter.com/papermonkeynz/status/768399739205193728 https://twitter.com/amitanatverlal/status/768399729713516544 https://twitter.com/RealStirfryguy/status/768399728912441345 https://twitter.com/Siivii_Jay/status/768399685316993024 https://twitter.com/GOllett/status/768399681000992769 https://twitter.com/Mytquinn69/status/768399616870117376 https://twitter.com/chidochikk/status/768399505154867200 https://twitter.com/SideOfHashTags/status/768409688107061249 https://twitter.com/ErikaUnderwoo19/status/768399090946150400 https://twitter.com/meghnanimously_/status/768411304755355648 https://twitter.com/RedactedProfile/status/768410375473684481 https://twitter.com/Punder_Woman/status/768413011895877635 https://twitter.com/StephanieTemo/status/768410198172110848 https://twitter.com/Darth_Pingu/status/768414557656186880 [...]

By | 2016-09-07T15:23:50+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Parenting ideas from non-parents

Do people without children have any wisdom to offer parents who do? That was the question i asked in this post earlier this week, which met with mostly positive response. i also asked friends on Facebook if any of them had any advice to pass on to parents and this is what i received: Leah Rudman: Ok, I like this a LOT. So I'm director of a Childcare centre so I look after 71 children [...]

By | 2016-07-28T12:43:17+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|5 Comments

Sunday Preach: Faith in Active Solidarity

Yesterday i preached three times at Christ Church Kenilworth on the topic of 'Faith in Active Solidarity' with the tagline: Friends who carry friends to Jesus. The passage i was given was Mark 2.1-12 and i imagine many of you will know the story of the four friends who carry their paralysed friend to Jesus and end up having to break through the ceiling of someone's house because the crowd is so big that they [...]

By | 2016-06-20T20:38:19+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

A Frikkin Hashtag: #MyUnOlympicEventWouldBe

What would YOUR UnOlympic event be? [The Story So Far: Every Wednesday at 12 noon South African time [6am EDT] an inspired and growing number of crazy 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. The F.L.O.P. [or Fish List Of Prizeworthyness] is the collection of some of the best [...]

By | 2016-06-07T13:14:07+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A waitressing tip.

Don't! No, just kidding, i have always said that waitering is the best job in the world when everything goes smoothly [which working at Spur for five years it never did, but nothing the hummed bars of the Mission Impossible theme song couldn't fix as i spun myself around the place]. By now you have likely heard some version or versions of the Ntokozo Qwabe/Ashleigh Schultz Obz Cafe waitressing debacle and probably have some opinions [...]

By | 2016-05-03T09:01:54+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

A Frikkin Hashtag: #ModernCollectiveNouns

Such as a Twit of Tweeters or a Farce of Facebookers? THIS WEEK WE COMPLETELY DOMINATED! Let's just get that out of the way... Number 1 in the USA, in Canada, in the UK, number two in Australia [only cos World Cup cricket was happening] and finally, the second time making it on to the SA trend charts we went right to the top and went #1 in SA as well. South Africa's Top Trending Hashtagging [...]

Just showing up: a vigil for Sinoxolo

This has been a tough two weeks with a focus on the deaths of Sinoxolo and Franziska in Cape Town. Two tragic deaths. One not more important than the other. One not more meaningful than the other. Two lives lost. Countless families, friends, communities affected. Much pain. These were two very bad things. As people tend to do on social media, the moment you start speaking about the one, you are challenged about the other [...]

By | 2016-03-14T15:24:04+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

A Frikkin Hashtag: #YodaSpeakASaying

Last week on @AFrikkinHashtag… With Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens smashing all kinds of records across the world, we decided we needed to get in on the action and so along with good friend slash evil Twitterer nemesis @KeshaTedder and her tag-teag-tagger buddy Brandon aka @theclobra we decided to play a game of #YodaSpeakASaying: […]