Monthly Archives: October 2012

on the train to Dordrecht – live feed!

one day this will possible in Namibia, on a solar powered public bus between Brakwater and Windhoek central station… Advertisements

Posted in #namibia, Electric vehicles, EV, innovation, photovoltaic, renewable energy

Antwerp is a rather nice city!

filled with bankers, diamond dealers and chocolatiers, even the icy sleet cannot detract from a very attractive inner city with cobbled stones and places which sell take-out kosher salmon snacks or antique gold jewelry. And upstairs at Pierre Marcolini, in

Posted in antwerp, chocolatier, Pierre Marcolini, travel

there’s some hope yet!

An anonymous buyer from Johannesburg apparently paid R230 000 for one of the three bottles of the Balvenie Fifty single malt whisky. That’s a cool 23k euro for my friends in holland! That’s for one of 88 bottles of 50

Posted in Bruichladdich, investment, single malt whisky

visa blues? relax, you ain’t seen nothing yet!

In response to a South African complaining about the apparent nuisance of applying for a Ghanaian visa…Having been severely abused by embassies, immigration, customs and medical officers at airports in *every* country in the world (including both of those I

Posted in #namibia, ghana, south africa, transit visa, visa

Some veggie-growing advice for central hochland namibia

Gosh, what started off as a response to a brief query has turned into a thesis:-); soringo. I do hope it helps. If the vegetable beds (well-mulched!) are sheltered from prevailing wind and hot afternoon sun (some kind of not-quite

Posted in compost, herbs, mulch, namibia sustainable living, narrec, organic, vegetables