Monthly Archives: December 2011

War Zone? Alien Invasion? Godzilla? The Sounds of the Mauritian Suburbs on New Year’s Day!

Midnight and the New Year year’s here!  Happy 2012!  Some photos of me and my parents- The pic below is my mum intimidating everyone with her Sony Bloggie MHS CM5, its an HD 1080p cam, but it’s not that great … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Mauritius! Photos

Its New Year’s Eve here in Curepipe, Mauritius.  If you don’t know where that is, here is Mauritius circled in red at the far right of the map- And here is Curepipe- Curepipe is the highest town on the island, … Continue reading

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My Favourite Sega Megadrive/Genesis Game Characters

Sub Zero from Mortal Combat Chillax… and die! Dhalsim from StreetFighter II Eat my yogi fist, you hot-yoga yuppies! Chakan: The Forever Man from Chakan: The Forever Man Long-term results of the latest Hollywood diet fad.

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Fun with Guns: My Visit to a San Diego Shooting Range

Passing through San Diego years ago, and in anticipation of the impending zombie apocalypse or the subjugation of humankind by Skynet, I availed myself of the services of a local shooting range. My first practice round was with this Smith … Continue reading

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I, The Eternal Beaver: Things I Have Made, of Wood

Saatara (Made In Mauritius): This was my attempt at a seven string interpretation of Gopichand/Ektara ancient plucked drum instrument thingy from India. Seven strings because then I’d have a full set of major notes (C-D-E-F-G-A-B) to play with.  And yes, … Continue reading

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Reviews: The Sphinx, Blakes Seven: Afterlife etc…

Here are some mini book reviews I wrote on Amazon a while back- The Sphinx, by Graham Masterton Blakes Seven: Afterlife by Tony Attwood And a mini review of this album- Light at the End of the Tunnel by the … Continue reading

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Coolest Hackers on Film

ON There’s a million top ten lists out there of the ‘best hacking movies’, but I think this is the first one to look at best portrayals of the hackers themselves in movies.  By ‘best portrayal’, I don’t mean accuracy, … Continue reading

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