Category Archives: Humour

If you want laughs you should come to me.

Water Water Everywhere…

Boat trips are a holiday staple, and I consider any holiday that isn’t at least in part on the water to be incomplete. Our hotel in Mumbai was right next to The Gateway Of India, which is also where most … Continue reading

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Two Courses On The Menu

My lifestyle is starting to take a toll on my BMI. Wait, what do I mean, “starting to”? It has been doing for a while. Trousers are tighter, shirts snugger, jackets harder to button. More and more people greet me … Continue reading

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The Mile High Network

As someone about to take another long journey (Luanda-Johannesburg-Frankfurt-Amsterdam) this is a subject close to my heart. Although a few airlines are now starting to offer onboard Wi-Fi, progress is typically slow and while we wait for our own carrier … Continue reading

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get it write folk’s

Should ‘proper’ English grammar be protected and enforced, or should language be allowed to evolve freely? Does it really matter if someone uses ‘less’ when they mean ‘fewer’, or if they don’t know the difference between there, their and they’re? … Continue reading

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Awesome New Facebook Meme Goes Viral!!!

The things you think of in the shower… Remember this? ‘Course you do. Well, I thought, now that the “set a cartoon character as your profile pic to protest child abuse” Facebook meme (which was great, by the way) is … Continue reading

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Why you should read XKCD

Colleagues of the geek fraternity will probably already know about this, so can stop reading now. I thought it was time I shut up about living in Luanda for a bit and wrote instead about something not about me but … Continue reading

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It’s Not Called “Darkest Africa” for Nothing!

This week has been light on, erm… light. The other night we decided to treat ourselves to a dinner out on the Ilha (the Ilha Da Cabo is a promontory in Luanda that forms a natural harbour, and it has … Continue reading

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