Data point

If you fill up the tank of a 1.9 TDI VW Golf with unleaded, it will go 10 kilometers before quitting.

(Determined experimentally)

Gemsbok sirloin steaks


One gemsbok sirloin, cut into thick steaks and marinaded in a mixture of oil, lemon juice, wooster* sauce, garlic and rosemary for about eight hours. Dredge in seasoned flour…


…fry in a hot pan with some oil…


…until done (in this case kids, so some of these are rather well done).


Mushrooms (and beer) on the side…


…and an egg on top. Nom.

* We were surprised to hear contestants on So you think you can cook pronounce it “wor-sez-tuhr-shur-shire”. Erm, no.

Ohhhhh… Kay?

*ring* *ring*

“Hello, Crazy Mo’s pizza place, how may we help you?”

“Well we’d like *yadda* *yadda* *yadda* *yadda* and a mac & cheese”

“Would you like the mac & cheese with penne or tagliatelle?”

*blink*   *blink*

It’s a fine line

I’m trying to register on the Old Mutual website.

Using a password with lower case letters and numbers:


OK, let’s up the security on the password generator and use a password with upper case and punctuation:


That’s a first.

Threescore and Ten

The bible gives us 70 years.  Anything more is a bonus.

Unfortunately Andre Roussimof’s more than 200 kilos, 7’4″ body was never destined to make it that far. He died back in 1993.

He would have turned 70 today.