The Running Commentary

GoogleMaps for Nokia e90

Google Maps. Picked up this for free the other day and looks like a great application, the most noteworthy point is that it operates with GPS or without. Using the cellphone masts closet to your current location is able to give you an approximation, they say to 1800 meters, but in every test that I…

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Sarah on South Africa and Mandela is this fair??

  The post that follows is fairly lengthy mainly as a result of me including the articles written by “Sarah, Maid of Albion”. These articles were sent to me by someone a few weeks back and I have been contemplating all this time whether to even comment about them. I have read and re-read them…

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Trevor Manuel agrees!

For the past 4 months I have posted a number of articles about the financial outlook for the country and in many of them urged readers to manage their finances carefully. I am very pleased therefore the see that Trevor Manuel agrees. Below is part of what the minister had to say yesterday.”There is something…

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Team SA return!!

As team South Africa returns from Beijing today, with only a very small group of supporters, I was struck by how a cloud of disappointment hung over them. They felt as if they had failed and while they did not exactly cover themselves in glory in terms of the medals, they did manage to participate…

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If ever you needed a reason to vote!!

Below an excerpt from article I picked up via my news reader this weekend.  The article is fairly lengthy and I may be accused of editing to suit my point of view, but I am posting it never-the-less.  Senior ANC leaders are preparing to push strongly for a law that prohibits criminal charges against a…

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My 100th post

This marks my 100th post and I have thought long and hard about what it should be about. So here goes………..A huge thanks to Adii who introduced to me the world of blogging, this has provided me with a vehicle, for the most part, just to vent about an issue. I get to test how other people…

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Beautiful Sound

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Bumpier Still !!

The extract below was taken from the Business Report and gives some worrying but very really concerns for home-owners out there (with bonds). “Standard Bank’s median house price last month dropped by 11.3 percent year on year to R550 000 from R620 000 in June last year, increasing the possibility that some homeowners owe more…

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Julius Malema reminding us of our entitlement culture…

Julius Malema’s statement at the recent ANC youth day rally and his subsequent media time is a pure indication of the culture of entitlement I have spoken about on previous occasions. Julius on live radio indicated that they would take whatever action they deemed fit if they (the ANC youth league) felt that “their democracy”…

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How we can all help fight crime

The letter below was written from Smiley to his wife Jane who was killed in their driveway. The letter speaks volumes and is an encouragement to us all to help, in the fight against crime by joining our local Neighbourhood watch groups. I am a member of the Plumstead Neighbourhood Watch (ps we carry torches…

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