Hope I’ll stay on your radar screen in 2008

I like this description of a blog: A simple device to stay on people’s radar screens in a hopefully meaningful way. This is what it’s all about: find out what books/blogs/etc. I’m reading what movies I liked what Malawi websites I’m linking to read about my latest Mac or WordPress discoveries my favorite Gapingvoid quotes […]

Kind of like Slickr

When I read Scoble’s post on FlickrFan, I felt it sounded a lot like Slickr, a screensaver tool to view Flickr photos, that I’ve been using for a while. And today while installing the Flickr plugin for Quicksilver I saw this post: View Your Flickr Pics as Your Screensaver with FlickrFan with this small addition […]

IHT: The 53 places to go in 2008

The International Herald Tribune writes: 29. MALAWI Blame Madonna. Safarigoers tended to overlook Malawi, but that has changed since she began her effort to adopt a 1-year-old boy from this tiny African country that lies within the Great Rift Valley. Next July, the luxury lodge Pumulani (www.pumulani.com) is set to open 10 villas on spectacular […]

faved: Heimatklänge

I saw the documentary Heimatkl√§nge and liked it very much. Great images, interesting musicians and original. Category: highly recommended. I liked the use of Super 8 film sequences. The musicians are Erika Stucky, Noldi Alder, Christian Zehnder, Sina, Stimmhorn, Huun Huur Tu. See this page for further links. Here’s an interview with Erica Stucky. Other […]

The van der Post trail

Found this interesting read at Times Online: A voyage round my father A daughter follows her father’s footsteps to Mount Mulanje. Page three of the article includes travel tips. Malawi is Africa as it once was, so there are no vast luxurious holiday compounds and few sumptuous lodges to insulate you from the masses. Here […]

Error 403

A WordPress plugin called Bad Behavior blocked me out of my own blog this morning. Error 403 We’re sorry, but we could not fulfill your request for /wordpress/wp-admin/index-extra.php?jax=incominglinks on this server. Your Internet Protocol address is listed on a blacklist of addresses involved in malicious or illegal activity. See the listing below for more details […]