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Dogpile Web search - Got Poop?

Carly sent me a link to Dogpile and asked me what I thought.

Dogpile is a metasearch engine that "fetches" results from About, Ask.com, FindWhat, Google, LookSmart, MSN, Teoma, Yahoo! and several other popular search engines, including audio and video.

Ha! And, does it really collaborate with all the other search engines? Well, well, what do we have here?

I searched the term Dogpile, in Dogpile, Google, Yahoo and MSN and the results were interesting. All search engines had the same results scattered on their frist page, some ranked higher than others, BUT one result especially, which I found on the first page of Google (ranked 9), Yahoo (ranked 8) and MSN (ranked 26) was NOT present on the first page of Dogpile and was ranked only 31st.

And this might be self explanatory: http://www.dogpilepatrol.com/

Tired of stepping in it, or sick of smelling it? Too busy to pick up after your dogs? Don't risk the health hazards. No more arguing over who is going to scoop the poop! There is a better way to get rid of the Poop in the Yard!An affordable way.

When you do the comparison searches within Dogpile, the results are still different compared to searching in the actual search engine (i.e. Yahoo). The go fetch pun sounds cute, so let us stick with puns for a moment. I want a dog that fetches the ball at least as fast as Google does (and this dog does not). A dog that does not poop on its way (why use the word dog and pile as one?) and one that brings back the right ball!

Dogpile is a cool idea, it might give the impression that your search is more valid, however Dogpile is really a crap name and the comparative searches within Dogpile do not always mach up with those of the actual search engines, questioning its reliability and accuracy.

See what Carly had to say about this Poop search engine :)

By: Gregor | Tuesday, May 30 at Tuesday, May 30, 2006 | |

Get rid of all that MSN junk

Check out Colin Daniels post on how to patch your MSN, making it look less like a Xmas tree and tuning it to decent functionality. Works like a charm!

Dom mentioned in Colin s comment section an alternative programm called Gaim, a multi-protocol instant messaging (IM) client. Check it out here. Will try it out and report back asap.

By: Gregor | at Tuesday, May 30, 2006 | |

Diamonds are forever


Here is an interesting way of making a lasting memory of the dearly departed.

I read this article in the Mail and Guardian. It refers to an American Based company called LifeGem that has developed a way to turn the remains of your loved one into a diamond within 24 weeks.

According to MG, the finished stones can be laser inscribed with an identifier and tribute to the loved one and comes with a certificate of authenticity. LifeGem says these are genuine diamonds, with the same brilliance, fire and hardness as any high-quality diamond you may find at Tiffanys.

I find the idea a good one, as I cannot bear the idea of being buried underground with a slab of granite above me. Nor would I like the widow to stare at the shiny urn placed above the fireplace all day long. But spend $16999 in capturing and compressing my carbon and let it sink to the pit of the Augrabies Falls and I will be happy!

The notion of how exquisite and meaningful this might be, I leave up to your judgment.

Have a look here to understand the process of the ashes to diamond conversion. Check out the prices and brows through the picture gallery.

By: Gregor | Monday, May 29 at Monday, May 29, 2006 | |

Hello Peter, can you really help me?

Ok, after my chicken breast rant, I went to the HelloPeter website and filed my complaint. Pick n Pay is a registered company on that site and after submitting my complaint I was informed that I woudl be contacted within the next 36hours by Pick n Pay. You can see my complaint here, and I will update this post when I have more info on the matter.

Check out HelloPeter, it really is a great idea, and apparenly it works wonders!

By: Gregor | Saturday, May 27 at Saturday, May 27, 2006 | |

Pick and get Sick - how to gag before you dine

This is seriously disgusting. It might sound totally trivial to some, but as a consumer, and one living on a student budget, I do not enjoy wasting my money. And the only reason I am starting to complain is because this is not the first time I am unhappy.

Of the 546gr deboned chicken breasts, bought at Pick n Pay, in Grahamstown, I threw nearly half of it away. Why? Every single chicken breast was full of, erm, long stringy streaks of fat, or whatever it might be. But I basically had to dissect every single piece to end up with a small semi edible portion of chicken.

And this is the problem, I paid for this, it was despicable, I wasted my money. How can Pick n Pay actually package this and put it on the shelf? Easy! They shred the chick and package the breasts with all the flabby fat strings facing downwards, so that you start gagging whilst unpacking it, making you feel ill before your meal!

I would like to ask my fellow Grahamstown bloggers or any blog readers to comment on this problem. Let me know about your thoughts or encounters, and I will send this post to Hello Peter and to the Grahamstown Pick n Pay to get their comment on the issue.

So, in the mean time please watch out for the following product:

Gameston Farm Chicken Breasts, the ones with the Quality Guaranteed stamp. Far end at Pick n Pay Grahamstown.

Maybe there will be more to come?

By: Gregor | at Saturday, May 27, 2006 | |

1 new blog every second, 50,000 new posts each hour, 80-mil blogs by 2007?

I just found an interesting post about the increasing blogosphere on Matthew Buckland s blog. He links to Dave Sifry (Technorati blog), who states that the blogosphere is doubling every 5,5 months and according to Buckland the blogosphere could reach an estimate of 80 million blogs by the end of 2006, meaning that more than one blog is posted every single second! Read Buckland s post here and check out the statistical graphs here. Quite scary!

By: Gregor | Friday, May 26 at Friday, May 26, 2006 | |

Lovegrove & Repucci invite you to a musical dinner

This is great! I love it! I want it! Now! Good music and food is a fine combination!

I stumbled across this product and I think is absolutely marvellous. It is called the Concerto Table which has been designed by Nicholas Lovegrove and Demian Repucci.

Their inspiration derives from the enjoyment of the dramatic presence that a piano offers in an interior. And they have cleverly and aesthetically integrated an ipod dock into the table, which also has built in speakers.

The Concerto Table is compatible with all Apple ipods. I think it looks elegant, discreet, and simply minimalistically beautiful.

Have a look at the homepage here.

By: Gregor | at Friday, May 26, 2006 | |

Chinese blogger beauty pageant - girls and blogs

I found this quite amusing:

The convergence of girls and blogs, a kind of Chinese blogger beauty pageant, took place in Beijing this month. Sponsored by China's largest blogsite, Bokee, the girls were judged on number of votes they received online, the quality of their blog posts, blog traffic and blog comments. The top 20 contestants were then brought to Beijing to receive two days of make-overs, photos shoots, and etiquette classes. In the final staged, live competition they were somehow scored on appearance, body and talent.

The overall winner, a student at Beijing University's eMBA program, took home US $2500. I tried to check out their blogs, but the only content I could decipher where the images. Looking forward to more blogger beauty pageants! :)

By: Gregor | at Friday, May 26, 2006 | |

A clever innovation to warn South African's - when is the next power attack?

Ever seen those Terrorist Warning statuses on TV? What is quite interesting is that the US uses this system to announce the terrorism status, where as South Africauses the same idea to announce the status of our electricity.

Eskom, the South African public electricity provider, announced that they will show the national power grid s status on SABC television channels and advise residents what to do when electricity demand starts outstripping supply.

Eskom is the largest producer of electricity in Africa and one of the ten largest electricity utilities in the world. The Koeberg nuclear power station has been experiencing numerous technical difficulties and this has cause extensive power cuts nationally as well as to South Africa s neighbouring countries.

The status can also be found online at www.poweralert.co.za.

And on that note, after reading the press releases on various South African news website, such as iol, iAfrica and Cape Times, I was shocked that none of them provided the url for readers to have a look.

This in my opinion is poor online journalism, even if the story was intended for print, an effort could have been made to add a basic link to the story. Online journalism is just not utilised enough!

By: Gregor | at Friday, May 26, 2006 | |

Questioning our trust in Google


Here are some interesting points which I found on Robin Good s MasterNewMedia post, which quotes from a paper written by a PhD student, Lee Shaker, questioning Google s media coverage and inquiring if profitability is the possible foundation of trust, is Google trustable?

The paper explores the role media play in shaping the relationship of information, privacy, and trust between Google and the public. And the concluding paragraph is certainly interesting:

In reaching the conclusion that the coverage of Google relates primarily to the company s corporate fortunes, one wonders if trust placed in the company may be based on the wrong qualities.

If profitability is the foundation of trust, then Enron looked like a stalwart of twenty–first century America, until it was revealed that the profit reports its reputation was based on were fraudulent.

In other words, overly positive coverage of Google based on earnings reports and share prices does not promote a balanced understanding of the company. Without such knowledge, individuals misplace trust to some extent, exposing themselves to information risks unknowingly.

This is just a snipped from the concluding paragraphs of the paper. Check out the whole paper and make up your own mind.

Photo credit: Aces4hire

By: Gregor | Wednesday, May 24 at Wednesday, May 24, 2006 | |

Google 's Earth shows off Eva Longoria

Men s magazine Maxim is advertising a giant cover of their 100th issue, featuring its cover image of Eva Longoria, that was constructed in the desert outside of Las Vegas. It was however not shot from space. It was constructed on the ground, photographed and made viewable in Google Earth through an overlay file.

Making an overlay file for insertion into Google Earth is not really difficult, but to get Google Earth to promote it is a bit more of a challenge. Clearly there is some sort of agreement in play here. The Maxim page about the Eva photo has a promo box pointing people over to Google Earth to do download the software.

But this raises the question about what Google Earth is trying to achieve and its potential direction it wants to go to. It starts off as an amazing free software programme, which is mind boggling and gets millions of people interested. It works well, it seems accurate and informative, it feels like Google has offered us a free virtual globe. But then what happens. Advertising and marketing strategies appear.

There have been a variety of products placed on Google Earth, this one seemingly to have a very high impact due to its good marketing.

This positions globalisation and product placement onto a new level, literally onto a new sense of scale. Will Google Earth become the largest advertorial ever, allowing companies to promote themselves on a virtually global scale?

Clearly this is becoming Google s Earth, as I have mentioned before. And was this maybe the outset of the initiative in the first place? Imagine the amount of revenue Google would receive selling advertising space on Google Earth! Eva Longoria in a bikini, half naked, in the desert...

By: Gregor | Monday, May 22 at Monday, May 22, 2006 | |

Did Da Vinci invent the iPod?

It is a regular solid, having six congruent square faces, made out of glass panes. It leads underground. It stands proud and impressive on a square in a famous city and will attract thousands of visitors daily. Artefacts can be found in this location that many will stand in front in admiration and wish they could touch and possess, some might even get the chance to do so.

And what bears underneath this glass structure could hold many secrets, yet these secrets are about to be unveiled. Where curators are sales assistants, anagrams are price tags, and the where you might find members of Opus Dei drooling over flat screen monitors and core duo processors, the holy grail is not necessarily what it seems.

Apple Computer's latest retail store, located at 767 Fifth Ave. between 58th and 59th Streets in New York, opened Friday 19th at 6 p.m. EDT. The underground store, which is marked by a 32-foot street-level glass cube with an Apple logo, will stay open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and bears some interesting familiarities with the Louvre in Paris, well, just that is it square and not pyramid shaped, oh and that it sells electronics and does not house fine art.

Maybe Dan Brown will mix us a clever novel together abouth the theories of power and manipulation by Apple?

Pics by spoonsie and Apple

By: Gregor | at Monday, May 22, 2006 | |

Blogging behind bars!

Global Voices is running a story on Alaa Ahmed Seif al-Islam, an award-winning Egyptian blogger who has been detained three days ago for participating in a protest in Cairo. Alaa is now blogging from prison!

Today it hit me, Alaa began his post, I am really in prison. I amm not sure how I feel. The way fellow prisoners look at me tells me I do not feel well but I cannot really feel it.

And according to Andy Carvin, Alaa Is not the first person to blog from prison. Andy commented on Global Voices stating that there is a death row blogger in the USA, Vernon Lee, who, whilst waits for his execution, hand-writes his blog entries and then has them posted from the outside. Apparently Alaa is doing the same. View his blog here.

So what s the crux about this post? Well, I have been covering people and their issues for a while now, such as the WanderingScribe and Operation Eden, now Alaa Ahmed Seif al-Islam and Vernon Lee. These are all personal accounts that have been spread via the blogosphere and have created world wide reactions and awareness. People s lives and livelihoods can be made totally transparent, even if they are homeless or even stuck in prison. This transparency is good in that they have the opportunity to voice themselves and allow other people to voice their opinions too, to aid or to just create discussion and awareness.

I am however apprehensive to the authenticity of blogs in general, and this has been an argument against this phenomenon for a while now, due to the fact that anybody can blog and post what they will. There are no editorial procedures, which makes blogging such a powerful and free tool, but what happens when this is misused? Do blogs bridge a form of social divide with the decrease in the digital divide? Does the blogosphere have any impact on social / political / economic implications, or is the blogosphere really just a platform for egoistic elitist computer users?

Media Gurus, this one is for you!

By: Gregor | Wednesday, May 17 at Wednesday, May 17, 2006 | |

BBC cabbie driver mistaken for IT expert

Ok, this is really funny, as much as it is embarrassing for the BBC.

What happened? A London cabbie suffered an awkward few moments of fame when the BBC mistook him for an IT expert and interviewed him live on the flagship News 24 channel, concerning the legal battle between the Beatles' Apple Corps and Apple Computer over the use of an apple symbol.

The MediaGuardian stated the following: A BBC insider said the wrong Guy was a minicab driver, waiting to pick up the real Guy. When the producer went to collect the computer expert from a different waiting area, he called out "Guy Kewney" and the driver said "hello". He was then whisked upstairs to meet the BBC's Karen Bowerman, who asked the first question on live TV.

The cabbies facial expressions at the beginning of the show are priceless!

Have a look at the interview.

Check out MediaGuardian, TimesOnline, MailOnSunday, DNAIndia and Yahoo News for their stories on this issue.

By: Gregor | Tuesday, May 16 at Tuesday, May 16, 2006 | |

Worldmapper - The world as you've never seen before

Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest. World Mapper is a fantastic introduction to statistical data where as each map is accompanied by downloadable data sets, printable posters, and more.

I am of course interested in the comunication maps, but these will be only completed by the end of 2006, so wacth this space.

What is great about these maps is that they create proportional comparible graphics. Instead of reading stats one can visually see the difference.

Thanks to Boing Boing, Tagstudio and WorldChanging for leading me to this site!

Ross, I know you will love this site! ( 4 8 15 16 23 42)

By: Gregor | at Tuesday, May 16, 2006 | |

Whilst I'm on the topic of NGO

Ok this is really cool. Have a look at The Play Pump Solution, an initiative with some clever thought behind it

This innovative water pump doubles as a children’s merry-go-round, bringings clean water to hundreds of thousands of families in Africa.

While children have fun spinning on the PlayPump, clean water is pumped from underground into a 2,500-liter tank, standing seven meters above the ground. A simple tap makes it easy for women and children to draw water. Excess water is diverted from the storage tank back down into the borehole.

Have a brows through the site. I am busy working on an NGO site myself and am quite interested to what others look like. Will link to my representative NGO soon, watch this space.

By: Gregor | Friday, May 12 at Friday, May 12, 2006 | |

Zuma's address to the Nation

Well done to Special Assignment, a television programme presented on SABC3 (South African Broadcasting Corporation). They had an interview with Jacob Zuma tonight, or should we say that the interviewer guided some broad questions which gave Zuma a platform to promote himself. Simply amazing, how the majority of questions where sidelined and focused on aspects that made him look like a national hero. No debate, no questions to reinforce those which were sidelined, journalism at it s best! Gregoogle is not impressed.

By: Gregor | Tuesday, May 9 at Tuesday, May 09, 2006 | |

Zoom Zoom Zuma, it's not over just yet!

Have a look at this post, called the Jacob Zuma Acquittal, presented on Global Voices about responses from the Jacob Zuma rape trial verdict. It combined a variety of bloggers opinions, Gregoogle s post included, and is a very varied and interesting read.

What might be interesting, and we should keep and eye on this, is how the media will pick up on Zuma s corruption trial which starts on 31 July 2006.

SAFM had a guest speaker live today who questioned the number Zuma potential devotees during the upcoming trial, the speaker talked about thousands of followers by that time. The South African media will have to address this issue carefully but critically as this was the initial predicament Jacob Zuma found himself in after the Shaik trial and which questions his intentions, integrity and once again his moral values.

We have a former vice president who has been accused of rape, found not guilty, yet guilty of serious moral misjudgements. We have a former vice president who now prepares himself for his next trial which screams corruption and bribery. And what are the questions lingering in the background at the moment? Zuma for president? There are people out there that actually have the nerve to think about the option of Zuma becoming South Africa s next president. Wow!

*Thanks Mike for the headline idea!

By: Gregor | at Tuesday, May 09, 2006 | |

Jacob Zuma is guilty, even if the High Court sais otherwise

The Zuma verdict has been announced. After 6 hours of live coverage from the High Court in Johannesburg, Judge Willem van der Merwe proclaimed that the accused would be found not guilty.

There are a variety of reactions, ranging from ecstatic to disappointed and even angry, and because of the nature of this case, that being the issue of rape, people have been very emotive and opinionated throughout the trial and especially during the verdict.

In my opinion, the verdict and the logic that the decision is based on must be respected. On the other hand, there are various key points which have to be taken into consideration. The very fact that Jacob Zuma cheated on his wife with a women half his age. The fact that they had consensual sex even though Zuma was aware of the HIV/AIDS status of his affair, that being HIV positive. The fact that he would in retrospect endanger other women there after which he would have sex with, especially his wife. Then, his ridiculous remark that he had a shower after his encounter, to wash away any possible infection of HIV/AIDS must be one of the most disgusting and dim-witted statements, especially as this comment comes from our former vice president!

In my opinion, Jacob Zuma is guilty! Guilty of moral misjudgement. Guilty of being an appalling role model for the people of this country. Guilty of providing information about HIV/AIDS making it seem like a powerless disease. Guilty of adultery.

I think that because of these notions, many people are upset, as his conduct has been undeniably immoral, and as a public leader of a country should not get away with such actions. And what I do not understand are Zuma’s followers, who have the knowledge of this dishonourable conduct and still support him as a leader.

Over and above all these issues that I have mentioned, this trial now questions the issue of rape and that of women s rights in South Africa.

It would minimise the risk of catching the disease. Quote from Jacob Zuma, explaining to the Johannesburg High Court why he took a shower after having sex with an HIV positive woman.


By: Gregor | Monday, May 8 at Monday, May 08, 2006 | |

Zuma judgment starts - NML covering the event

Judgment started this morning concerning the South African deputy presidents, Jacob Zuma, rape trial in the Johannesburg High Court.

The Rhodes School for Journalism and Media Studies New Media lab will be covering the event for the online edition of Grocott s Mail.

We will be producing voxpops, video clips, photographs and text throughout the day. See Grocott s Mail for further info.



By: Gregor | at Monday, May 08, 2006 | |

NGO 2.0 - I like REALLY this term

I posted about Blogswana this morning, mentioning the term NGO 2.0. I have been thinking about it all day and just came to the conclusion that it is a really great definition and idea. Even thou I posted a link to the definition (written by Curt Hopkins) I would like to post it here too:

If the transition from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 can be said to be the transition from static, authorial, unitary, proprietary, non-transferable content to distributed, networked, user-generated, shared and easily transferable content, and if traditional NGOs may be said to function as cash-intensive, centralized, hierarchical, bureaucratic, specialist-driven operations, then Blogswana is, in a sense, NGO 2.0.

Blogswana bypasses the hierarchy of both the traditional charitable organization and of the recipient government. Its organization is largely horizontal. It distributes funds to a network, populated by the actual individual recipients of that aid, to do its work. It aggregates the work product of those individuals. It enlists those recipients to create and distribute the next generation of aid themselves. It is a user-generated, entrepreneurial, person-to-person network of aid. It is NGO 2.0.


What is interesting about this term, as with Web 2.0, that NGO 2.0 defines a new practice, a new approach, a new philosophy, a new process and a new mindset. I do not think it can be distinguished as being better or worse than the conventional NGO system, but it clearly it shows the power and adaptability of the online medium.

It is important to note that one does not just transcend an idea which works in real life practice onto the net, but that this idea becomes hybrid and adaptable to its respective medium. The general NGO qualities might get lost in the virtual realm, but I think that many other qualities, which conventional NGO cannot acquire, are attained via NGO 2.0, by using the online medium.

*Web 2.0 generally refers to a second generation of services available on the World Wide Web that lets people collaborate and share information online. (Wikipedia)

*This is not the official NGO 2.0 logo, just a graphic to make this post look nice :)

By: Gregor | Sunday, May 7 at Sunday, May 07, 2006 | |

NGO 2.0 - I like that term

Have a look what I came across today:

Blogswana is a one-year pilot project and plans to work with a group of about 20 university students from one of the major universities in Botswana, and provide them with blogging and journalism expertise. The students must commit to a year of blogging for others. Each student participant will start one blog for themselves and another for their partner (the person for whom they will blog). Each partner will be one of the many people in Botswana who has been affected in some way by the AIDS virus.

This project blog is a fascinating read, and has created a clever term, which combines the transformation of Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 and conventional NGO work into NGO 2.0, read the motivation for this term here.

I see this as an extremely worthwhile project, one which we should keep an eye out for and see where it is heading. It redefines NGO work and integrates it into the virtual sphere and is another means of bridging the digital divide. I would like to know if the students also start teaching their partners how to use computers and blogs in order to steer this project into a self sustaining and long-term initiative?

Pic by gillstrawberry

By: Gregor | at Sunday, May 07, 2006 | |

My favourite tree...

is located on the parking lot of Peppergrove shopping mall. I only like it during the night thou, when it is lit up. Will take a proper pic some time, this is my premoblog pic.

By: Gregor | Saturday, May 6 at Saturday, May 06, 2006 | |

Workshops, Presentations, Style, Aesthetics, Effectiveness

I ran a workshop for the Independent Student Newspapers (Activate) photography team today.

The focus of the workshop was on portrait photography and was, as always, a great experience for me, and hopefully for those who attended.

It ran just over two and a half hours, a tad too long, but did cover the basics concerning the techniques and approaches to this specific style of photography. I used examples of Kim Ludbrook s, Nic Bothma s and my own work, which seemed to really have helped conceptualise the theory.

My next step will be to create future presentations in Flash (thus far I have used PowerPoint). We are currently learning Flash and it already seems like a more flexible and creative and precise medium to present in. Have a look at Vincent Maher s Flash presentation which he gave during the 7th Symposium on Online Journalism. His presentation is not on photography, but the style and manner presented seems very professional and aesthetic, both points which make a big difference when presenting in my opinion.

I would like to see how far I can mould an effective photography presentation in this program.

By: Gregor | at Saturday, May 06, 2006 | |

Taking the WanderingScribe to the next level

I blogged about the WanderingScribe last week and the implications this idea had in terms of blogging and virtual realism. We are currently working through New Media theory, especially cyber / virtual realism, and this topic does cater as an excellent analytical example.

One of the comments on the WanderingScribe post was that the WanderingScribe is most probably a research project idea, it actually sounds like a good idea, but I do believe that this blog is a genuine one. Nevertheless it is a highly interesting phenomenon, since it has real implications.

Read my other post about the WanderingScribe here and have a look at this comment section. Feel free to add your opinion.

By: Gregor | Friday, May 5 at Friday, May 05, 2006 | |

We Media as in We-stern Media? I hope not!

Here is a summary from the We Media conference in London, about the discussions surrounding Africa and issues surrounding media development.

An interesting point raised was the potential transparency of information, opinion and news via the internet. Here Matthew Buckland (publisher of the Mail and Guardian Online edition and blogger) agreed with Ory Okolloh (a Kenyan blogger) saying that the Rwandan Genocide would not have happened with the internet and that if there was an information flow through Africa, politicians would not allow these things to happen.

It is unfortunate to read on Matthew Buckland s blog that during the We Media conference, the western sole approach towards Africa still focuses on war, famine and poverty and not the accomplishments that are occurring on a regular basis throughout the continent.

I do not really understand this type of pessimism towards a continent that is actually striving in this day and age and is doing very well for itself concerning the economic and technological restrictions. The blog explosions in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa speak for themselves.

I posted the We Media logo on this post as I find the analysis of this, by an Iraqi blogger who is based in London, very interesting.

By: Gregor | at Friday, May 05, 2006 | |

Trust your friends with your life, or at least with your finger

















Over a week ago, a series of unfortunate events led to the injury of my middle finger, which felt the uncomfortable sting of a couple of stitches. This injury was induced by a friend of mine, in a not quite sober state, on a sandy dune on the east coast of South Africa.

And since I am on the topic of friends, after a great chicken burger meal, my digs mate Russell, decided after dinner to take the stitches out for me, saving time and money at the local doctors office. So I phoned my friend Donnald, who is medical student in Pretoria, who was busy on call, stitching up a whole bunch of people who where just delivered into hospital, and he gave me, or rather Russell, the go ahead. So in between chicken burgers, soft drinks, nail scissors and tweezers, I closed my eyes and let Russell do what he does best, believing in himself.

It was a leap of faith and trust which fortunately ended successfully, and leaving Russell thinking that he can cast on the next series of Nip Tuck...

By: Gregor | Tuesday, May 2 at Tuesday, May 02, 2006 | |