passport ready. really??

according to the website of the department of home affairs, my passport is ready for collection. i applied on 12 November, and was told it would take 6 – 8 weeks. i shall have to go and establish this for myself in the morning. i am prepared to have my socks impressed off me…

zimbabwe – the end? (again?)

i just read an article which described the worsening situation in zimbabwe due to the 231’000’000% inflation. this means that prices double every 24 hours. the currency has allegedly been halving in value every 10 minutes or so. what baffles me though, is a phrase like this one,” zimbabwe is on the verge of collapse.”…

it’s so quiet here…

now that i am on day 3 of new job, i can give some feedback. it’s quiet here! having sat in an open plan office for 3 years, i was quite excited to get away from the radios and inane chatter of thos around you. but now that i have been in an office with…

it has begun

i’m in my new (temporary) office and the new life has begun 🙂 i have changed my signature, deleted old e-mail stuff, am changing e-mail forwarding rules, have a bigger chair (very important!). and i have handed my emergency cellphone away. not without a last dig my loving (!?) parents… they have been so very…