Category Archives: What The Hell?

Shopping in Utah

Bargain! I wonder if they’ll ask me if I want to “go large”?

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African Roadblock

I mentioned in my recent post that our second game drive in Kruger featured a close encounter with a gang of feral teenage Black Rhinos. On seeing this up ahead I felt as if I’d taken a wrong turn down an … Continue reading

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Money for Nothing

The Kindle from Amazon is a wonderful electronic reading device that lets you download books, newspapers, magazines and BLOGS from the Internet so you can read them anywhere — at the beach, on the train, on the toilet. Anywhere. So, … Continue reading

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In The Toilet, No-one Can Hear You Scream

Those of a nervous disposition–including those who don’t want to hear about my digestive system–look away now. In the classic ’70s Ridley Scott film Alien, Kane awakes and sits up on the edge of the bed in the Nostromo’s sickbay, … 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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Windows Problem

(It’s not what you think) I was tidying up the Downloads folder on my iMac yesterday, and had CMD-clicked around thirty files in preparation for dragging them to the Trash, when on the last one my index finger had an … Continue reading

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Car Trouble

About three months before we moved out to Luanda I followed advice and ordered a new car via a trusted export company. I wasn’t too fussy about what make and model, as long as it was a new 4×4 from … Continue reading

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