Excitement is to modern life as the arrow was to Achilles. Over large stretches of earth machines have taken man away from the land and reinvented him as a sophisticated keyboard monkey. Smashing away with nonchalance, perpetually chasing the joy ignited by those first 10 minutes on the abacus. Chasing joy twists itself into a cycle […]

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Stormy Tides

A few months after I pointed out to whomever would listen, the weatherman claims we have a fully fledged El Niño shuffling into our lovely biosphere. For us, at the bottom end of Africa, it generally means more placid weather and a higher likelihood of droughts. So once that prediction was put into the public sphere the weather pulled […]

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