Author Archive for emile

GM Foods – SSDD

From the DailyMail:  “The big supermarkets have held secret talks to pave the way for the introduction of controversial GM crops on to their shelves, industry sources said last night. The stores banned GM ingredients more than ten years ago…

Well said….

Some random lyrics I like to kick off the weekend    “And it feels right this time On his crash course with the big time Paid no mind to the distant thunder Today filled his head with wonder… boy Then…

And we have lift off…

Burnt some midnight oil, some weekend oil and then some more midnight oil – finally we have lift off for the ’09 Boven Roc Rally registrations on my very own creation called SANCL.org. Gustav liked & stuck to the idea of…

Shark watching

Aquarium bosses are piping the sounds of Barry White and Marvyn Gaye underwater to try to put a Zorro the shark in the mood for love.

Perhaps Zorro had a different Shark-Babe in mind?

Pet food and animal testing

Following a lot of interest in my article “Be your own test subject and while your at it, wear your own fur” I did that google thing and found some interesting stuff about pet foods. In an article on Animal Rights Africa they claim that some of our best known brands in SA are actually the worst in terms of their testing.

News roundup: 2009-08-20

I took out some first time climbers to Bobbjeaans Berg ( a.k.a. Mutango Lodge ) this past weekend. It’s not the greatest spot ever, but it’s close by, and it’s got the “Fairy tale” section with a bunch of realy easy / beginner climbs right next to each other. Actually it’s quite cool, come to think of it…

Tough choices

A man wanted to get married. He was having trouble choosing among three likely candidates. He gives each woman a present of $5,000 and watches to see what they do with the money.

Cheeky Monkey

A guy walks into a bar with his pet monkey. He orders a drink, and while he’s drinking, the monkey jumps all around the place. The monkey grabs some olives off the bar and eats them, then grabs some sliced…

Another legends passes

As a wannabe rockstar I often stood and gazed at a Gibson Les Paul guitar, imagining how it might magically make my playing sound better. This from the Daily Mail (August 14th): “Guitarist and instrument innovator Les Paul has died at the…