Spot the giraffe


I have been tagged by Claudia – my second tagging 🙂 in a few days – hurray 🙂 hm – so here are some more facts about me :

The rules :

Players start with 8 random facts about themselves. Those who are tagged should post these rules and their 8 random facts. Players should tag eight other people and notify them that they have been tagged.

1. My two favourite South African locations – the Kippies jazz club & Kruger National park

2. I used to deliver newspapers for a living – when I was 19 – (very heavy living – those days were)

3. I took part in a secret plan to pour yoghurt on the head of my highschool principal (it worked out very well)

4 . I sold ice-cream in Seaside Heights, New Jersey for 3 months (longest 3 months of my life)

5 . In my primary school years I used to study music and had classes twice a week – one day I decided to stop by the playground on the way to the class and for a few weeks I didn’t attend the music classes and was having fun on the playground until my teacher phoned my mom

6. I used to have conga classes in exchange for English lessons (I did learn a bit about rhythm but my conga teacher was a useless English student – I wonder how his English is now)

7. During a world music festival I took part in a dinner with lots of percussionists by the table – while they were waiting for the food – gave a concert with the spoons, forks, knives and glasses – one of the best concerts ever ….

8 .When I received my plain ticket to Johannesburg – I had to check it at least once every hour just to make sure it was real – it felt so unreal – as if I was about to fly to Mars – and Mars it turned out to be …

I don’t tag anybody – but if you are up for it – please do so and let me know – I’d like to know more about you!

So Ishtar says I must give this a go – hm not easy but here it is … (Actually this is just like “whose line is it anyway” hm… )

1. Yourself: tired
2. Your partner: clever
3. Your hair: brown
4. Your mother: missing
5. Your father: missing

6. Your favourite item: violin
7. Your dream last night: forest
8. Your favourite drink: OpenCoffee
9. Your dream car: legs
10. The room you are in: OpenCafe
11. Your ex: no idea
12. Your fear: isolation
13. What you want to be in 10 years: musician
14. Who you hung out with last night: family
15. What you’re not: suburbian
16. Muffins: Micsoda?
17: One of your wish list items: multimedia pc
18: Time: not enough
19. The last thing you did: made fire
20. What you are wearing: black
21. Your favourite weather: sunny

The Alchemist
22. Your favourite book: The Alchemist
23. The last thing you ate/drank: pasta, milo
24. Your life: hectic
25. Your mood: impatient
26. Your best friend: far away
27. What you’re thinking about right now: friends
28. Your car: Micsoda?
29. What you are doing at the moment: listening
30. Your summer: work
31. Your relationship status: in a relationship

32. What is on your TV: speakers
33. What is the weather like: cold
34. When was the last time you laughed: today

Click to watch the wombat’s highly entertaining take on the state of our world ( from

As I see – Bloglines is down for a fixer-upper 🙂

Bloglines Plumber

…. said Dede – West African idols judge – these kind of comments are quite common during these idols auditions since most contestants are really baaad – no voice – no voice whatsoever. Ok, so I decided to check out whether Dede is any authority on deciding on voices and visited his Myspace page – if you have some time click & listen to his Niger Delta Jam and decide for yourself.