Monthly Archives: February 2014

Plugging into the App Ages can be a whole lot of Pun

We’ve survived the Ice Ages, seen the light at the end of the Dark Ages and have now arrived in the App Ages. Apps can tell you if there’s been an accident on your route home and, if so, the … Continue reading

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My calling: to sweep for queens and country

“When I said not too much of power, I did not mean not too little of power,” scolds Walter. I have found my curling, it’s calling. I mean, I have found my calling, it’s curling. Not toe-curling or hair curling … Continue reading

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Sticky lipstick liplock

DAGang’s five-day affair started with a kiss and ended with a lot of lip. But what really happened between Helen Zille and Mamphela Ramphele? I hacked into the two leaders’ phones to find out who paid lip service to the … Continue reading

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Iceman, albino squirrels and a Nina

How can I get an albino squirrel into this column? Albino squirrel is my Nina – a Nina is a secret message cruciverbalists hide in their puzzles. Some Ninas are innocent messages like HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HOTLIPS and some are a … Continue reading

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