#alienadventures: the meaning of #JFGI

The theory goes that it used to be that our elders were the font of wisdom. For anyone who has young kids, they now realise – or have to come to terms with – that they are no longer the font of wisdom, Google is. It’s therefore is puzzling, especially on platforms like twitter where … Continue reading

#alienadventures: help Uganda move from the dark ages into the 21st century #homophobia

URGENT: SIGN AND SHARE A bill proposing that gay and lesbian Ugandans be executed is coming back to Uganda’s Parliament – it could pass at any moment. President Museveni once promised that he would not sign this bill into law. With pressure mounting on him to support the bill, only a massive global outcry – … Continue reading

#alienadventures: so very proud. My sister-in-law Diane on CBS news helping victims of #sandy

We need more people in the world like my USA based family http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505263_162-57544937/cold-weather-latest-woe-for-sandy-victims/ Which makes this quote all the more relevant  

#alienadventures: Comme des Garcons: White Drama exhibition, Paris

The reason I love traveling is because of sights like these. I was in Paris recently, and only by chance saw a poster in the metro advertising this exhibition. It was a small fringe exhibition, but the content and concept stayed with me. You’ll see why when you view the slideshow…  

#alienadventures: when fashionably late is no longer fashionable #MBFWA

[origional copy from my City Press column: African Time is a time bomb – 4/11/2012.  I feel it deserves re-posting] The old saying that “time is money” takes on a new meaning in our digital age. Time is not just money, but has become one of our most precious commodities. Technology has not only created … Continue reading