Author Archive for emile

I can’t brain today, I have the dumb

So there I am, Wednesday morning at work, daydreaming about a climbing trip to Swinburne. My previous route guide for Swinburne was a mess of 75 unbound A4 pages, so I decide to do it properly this time around. Operation route guide print is…

Beam me up Scotty

..there’s no intelligent life down here. from Inhabitat: “a physicist at Tohoku University in Japan has figured out how to teleport energy from one point in the universe to another. The energy teleportation technique is based upon research that shows it’s…

Who’s your daddy?

And for the people who still know what a command prompt is: What does C:\>DarthVader say to C:\>DarthVader\LukeSkywalker ? “Luke, I’m your folder”

Pondering promptness, precision and perfection

This past Thursday night I spent at Tings & Times in Hatfield, my second visit there. The invite I got clearly stated that the bands playing are Gently Scar’d and Walt, in that order, starting at 8PM. Looking forward to…

The best thing to do with that memo from your boss

……is to wipe your ass with it. “Japanese scientists have come up with an ingenious method of recycling the mountains of office paper waste – by turning it into toilet paper. The oddly named ‘White Goat’ machine is 6ft-tall and weighs…

Gridlock gadget

 My friend Henry passed this on to me, quite nice if you ask me: A Google Maps page with all the current traffic problems around Johannesburg and Pretoria. Everything from out-of-order traffic lights to speed traps and even spots where taxi’s cause a lot of…

Hang around for a while

The object of my new affection, called a “Hangdog” made by Gecko grips. I’ve had it for a while, but it’s been long since I used it – had to clear out wasp nests in the pockets…. Anyways, with my…

The police are not friendly with criminals

….. even if that criminal is hardened devils fork palisade. A member of the intrepid “Blue Light Brigade” proves they are willing to go all the way. (pics taken on 2010-01-27 at around 17:30 in Sunnyside)