The long road to freedom

Johannesburg is a city of contrasts. There are the rich areas and the poor areas. There are the posh suburbs with huge houses, electric fences surrounding them, and the townships made up of thousands of tin shacks surrounded by huge mounds of garbage waiting to be cleaned up. An aerial view of the city shows the interior as dry grassland. […]

A Knight in Shining Armor by Jude Deveraux – Review

Not being a fan of time travel stories, I stopped reading Jude Deveraux’s ‘A Knight in Shining Armor’, even though it appears on some recommended romance reading lists. Surprisingly, I actually enjoyed it. It contains a number of similarities with the film ‘Kate and Leopold’, in that the reader is exposed to the reactions of the person transported to their […]

How much meat should you eat a day?

The adequate intake for meat, according to the USDA, is about 2-3 ounces per serving, which is about the size of a deck of cards. If someone has a bet, how many people eat meat the size of a deck of cards? – Almost none. Most bets served in restaurants are 2-4 times larger than that. One of the main […]

Dog Training – Cool Tricks for Dogs

Well, who among us doesn’t love watching movies with well-trained dogs? Dogs like Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, Air Bud, and Pongo the Dalmatian? These dogs do cool dog tricks that go far beyond basic dog training. Is it really possible for the average Tina to learn beyond dog obedience training? Good news! Even a rescue dog can surely learn these […]