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Exploring Uganda – trekking with primates

After our first adventures on the Nile River and an extensive ‘African massage’, we ended up in the Kibale Forest National Park. The journey in was through a hilly area with small farms and...

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Exploring Uganda – the first few days

What did we love about Uganda? It has so much life, which means there is so much potential. A country that has water and can grow food is one that may be materially poor...

Seven Tips for travelling in East Africa

We are just two weeks back from our trip to East Africa, where we had a wonderful trip. We saw amazing wildlife and were exposed to interesting aspects of African life. There were some...

Get off the Blacklist

I do a lot of tech press reading, and recently discovered a great piece on getting off Google’s blacklist. Rather than repost it here, I’ve put it on the tech blog for my web...

New Zealand North Island – best holiday so far!

I recently put this information together for a friend, and figured that it might be useful for others, so if you are interested in visiting New Zealand, particularly the North Island, these were some...

Save Bandwidth… Reduce or stop auto play in Twitter

I’m lucky in that I have unlimited bandwidth at home, however when I’m out and about there are limits on my data. One thing I realised is that Twitter auto-plays video files unless you...

Upgrading… Windows for DH

Sh!t!! Dearest chose Windows. After a couple of weeks where he tried to use a Mac, and kept trying to use it as a Windows machine, he decided to stay with Windows. I actually...

Fitbit Progress… I’m hitting goals!

I know this may sound lame, but considering in the last 6 months I’ve gone from 2-3K steps per day to averaging 6-8K per day, I’m pretty chuffed with myself. I track my progress...