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Jo Rust

This popped up from Cape Agulhas Tourism on Facebook: That’s Jo(landie) Rust and she’s happy to be back at Cape Agulhas because: I made it! I achieved my dream of becoming the first woman to circumnavigate the African continent on a motorcycle, solo. Words cannot describe this moment. L’Agulhas, most southern point in Africa, Sunday […]

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UTA772 Memorial on Google Maps

Caught sight of this one while getting the car washed after the dirt roads of Agulhas had had their wicked way with it. Here’s the background: On Tuesday, 19 September 1989 the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 aircraft registered N54629 took off from N’Djamena International Airport at 13:13. 46 minutes later, at its cruising altitude of 10,700 metres (35,100 ft), a bomb explosion caused […]

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Powerful ad uses ‘Skip Ad’ box to highlight ex-cons’ issues

This is very clever. Link (Note: video will start automatically on the page). It’s a fake YouTube video, with the usual ‘Skip Ad’ box appearing in the corner after a few seconds: The video appears to be an ad with a young ex-convict stating his case for getting a job. After five seconds, the usual […]

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Please do this survey

A friend of mine is running a survey on social media usage. Yours, in particular. Please could you assist her by completing it? It’s not a big thing and it takes less than a minute of your valuable time, but it will help her out immensely, working on the: Two dollars means a snack to […]

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Satellite Tracking Penguins

We’ve done it with sharks in the Isle of Man, so why not have some fun tracking some penguins a bit more locally? Dramatically billed (beaked?) as: FIVE PENGUINS. SEVEN DAYS. ONE RACE AGAINST TIME. it’s a publicity thing to highlight the plight of the African Penguin: Since the turn of the 20th century we […]

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