Friday, April 17, 2009

SA Identity "What's on Your Mind"

Voting fever in SA at the moment, ah man. I am an avid (online) Sunday Times Newspaper reader - they have various blogs sections as well: A new one is What’s on your mind?:

"So much of South African life focuses on identity: your race, gender, how much you have in your pocket. In all this classification it’s easy to lose a sense of the individual. Our photographers hit the streets to find out: What’s on your mind?

other blogs:

Also read more about BBC has to say:

Wednesday, April 8, 2009


My dad is sending me some flower seeds - all the way from SA. Can't wait to plant them, they will have a little history behind them - like the stories of these amazing little plants shown on this website:

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Department of Eagles

"DEPARTMENT OF EAGLES began in 2000, when New York University assigned freshmen Fred Nicolaus and Daniel Rossen to share a room. To pass the time during an uneventful spring semester, the two began making music together, collecting samples and turning them into songs using pirated software and a microphone borrowed from their neighbor Chris Taylor (who, years later, would become Daniel's bandmate in Grizzly Bear and DoE's producer/engineer). Somewhat accidentally the group was discovered by a California label....

"Join us on March 24th at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC for a very special premiere of the video for Department of Eagles' "No One Does It Like You," produced by the Directors Bureau, directed by Patrick Daughters and Marcel Dzama, and featuring costumes and sets designed by Dzama."