Everyone knows of the infamous phrase: “I’ll be back”. It is one that is inextricably linked to Arnold Schwarzenegger and his portrayal of a cyborg assassin in the 1984 movie The Terminator.
The thing about Arnold is that his acting skills have never really been very good.
I hail from the small town of Benoni. The same prestigious little place that the gorgeous blonde bombshell’s Charlize Theron and Charlene Woodstock originate from. Of course, that is not all that Benoni is known for.
Other than Benoni’s landmark mine dumps and scenic lake-view vista’s, the small little town is renowned for people who religiously choose to continuously dress like they are stuck in an episode of MacGuyver.
Their most notable trademark? The “Benoni Pony” – also known as a ‘mullet’.Read More
To be precise, U2 will be performing to a sold out crown of sweaty palmed South Africans in exactly 300 hours from the time of this post (yes, I worked it out).
The best part? You could win a set of double tickets to either the Johannesburg or Cape Town shows as well as other incredible prizes.Read More
Anyone with a modern mobile device knows how much of a bane and a blessing the autocorrect feature can be when typing out text messages, emails, notes and so on.
Often the autocorrect feature will change perfect text, without rhyme or reason, and before you realise the error, you have already hit send.
These ‘corrections’ almost always result in a bevy of hilarious, if not mortifying, messages to friends, loved ones, strangers or colleagues.
Consequently, the Internet is a buzz with this latest meme.
If you search the Internet as much as I do with the ever present and useful Google, you will know how annoying it can be to click on a website and find that is has squat to do with want you are searching for.
The good ol’ Goog has decided to tackle this issue head-on and has launched a new and undeniably useful function. So useful, in fact, that after prolonged use you cannot help but wonder, “why did they not think of it sooner”?!
Enter: Google “Instant Preview”.
Over the last year I have grown quite fond of the way my blog looks. Nevertheless, I felt it was time for a slight refresh. Just a bit of a nip and tuck, here and there, to improve your user experience. It is, after all, all about you. Well the blog is about me but without you, it would cease to exist.
So today I decided to give a slight makeover to Hans’ Milieu.
It is Music Monday and thus time for another Vivaciously Varietal Vibe!
Artist: Swedish House Mafia vs Tinie Tempah
Album: Until One
Song: Miami 2 Ibiza
Rationale: I may not be the kind of person who goes clubbing every weekend but I am definitely one who enjoys a song with a good beat. Especially one that I can suggestively gyrate my hips to. Oh yeah, that’s right!
Unlike most people, I almost never listen to the words of a song. To me, music is all about the melody, tone and beat.Read More
Time and time again I am asked how I managed to obtain access to a US iTunes store account. Well, the answer is fairly simple. I just created one.
I know what you are thinking: “How the heck did he do that”?Read More
Thursday 19 August 2010 marked the launch of the highly secretive yet painfully brilliant Girl Guides website.
A new trend has emerged. That of turning your beloved canine friend into a mobile work of ‘art’. I use the term ‘art’ loosely here, of course.
Essentially people are cutting and dying the hair of poodles and other unfortunately fluffy dogs, to resemble other creatures, such as Panda’s, Pirates and Fairy’s. It is as crazy as it sounds and the results are just as mind numbingly hilarious.Read More
Well there go my 2010 New Years Resolutions.
Yes, I have been quite the slacker when it comes to updating my blog. I have no excuses this time though. Truth be told, I have just not felt like updating.
(Picture courtesy of AlaaShaker)Read More
So it is of no surprise that when my fellow Twitter friends, @RubyLetters and @JessicaMcD, tweeted about their blog posts entitled ‘102 Random Facts About Me’; that I would instantly feel compelled to join in on this fun and revealing new Internet meme.
In celebration of what will no doubt be quite a momentous task (just think about how hard it is to think of 5 interesting things about yourself, never mind 102), I have created the ‘102 Random Facts About Me’ blogger badge. This badge will be awarded to anyone who can successfully write 102 things about themself. If you can complete the task, chances are quite good that you will receive a badge.
Without further ado, I present to you, ‘102 Random Facts About Me’.Read More
The ‘99 Things’ idea is to look at this list of 99 things you could have done, and bold the ones that you actually have done!
Here we go…Read More
I have been made aware of a movement that is taking place. My fellow South African bloggers are taking a stand against the ANC Youth League and the current ruling party for attempting to strangle our right to freedom of speech.
A free press can be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom a press will never be anything but bad.
~ Albert Camus
As a result, South African bloggers have been called by Sipho Hlongwane to join in the protest against the jackboot tactics the ANC Youth League are employing to try and destroy the freedom of the press.
If you support this movement you are urged to spread the word by using the “#SpeakZA” hash tag via social media and by spreading the following statement on your blog:Read More