Monthly Archives: May 2006

Catch My Disease

‘my head is a box filled with nothing and thats the way i like it’ So it seems like Ben Lee’s latest album “Awake Is the New Sleep” is starting to catch some radio-play in the mainstream. Eventually. I’ve had the album for quite a while now (nyah, nyah, nyahnyah, nyah!). 😛 Honestly, it’s really just upbeat feel good music. And I love it. It keeps me sane in the traffic to and from work …

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Hey Sparky!

Flickr user tesla1000 uploaded the above image along with a few other pics of homemade teslas to his account. Freakin’ insane. Electricity scares the shit out of me. You wouldn’t catch me within a country mile of this thing. [Originally discovered while reading MAKE Magazine] Tags: tesla coil, electricity, photo, flickr

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52Weeks

Suspense no more. Here it is: Announcing 52Weeks of South African Rock, blogged in all its glory. Keep an eye on the site to see where we are and what we’re doing… Feel free to tag along. Sponsors welcome. Even if you just buy me a beer. Tags: 52Weeks, rock, music

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Haat My Want Ek Vreet My Hasie

So the rather misleading title of this blog post was the theme for this year’s Oppikoppi. I’m still trying to figure out exactly what it means. It could be a lyric from Fokofpolisiekar‘s ‘Hemel in die Platteland’, or maybe they just threw it in to their song for this gig or it could just be a simple phrase meaning nothing at all. Any suggestions? More importantly, here follows a brief rundown of the weekend’s events. …

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Backlogged

So it seems my absence online over the past weeks has lead to some concern amongst readers of this blog. Fortunately, after a few weeks some of them did send out search parties to find out what was happening. What happened? Not much, although I’ve had limited access to a PC at home since mid March. Now I’m just backlogged by at least 4 big blog entries and a bunch of photographs. Further there’s the …

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