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February, 2018

  • 2 February


    Mathematics is fun… I hope. Last August I wrote a quick post about how I was going back to school to do Mathematics and Statistics… it’s official, I’m back in school. I’m currently taking the B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics at the University of South Africa. Yay. Th application …

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January, 2018

  • 20 January


    So I drew again, yay. Another female character. For some reason, I named her Alexandra, Alex for short. It took me a while to get her on paper but I can honestly say I had fun. Anyway, here she is.  

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  • 19 January

    Here have an apple

    An apple and some random thoughts Back at it. Today is an Apple. You know, I’m just waiting for that day when my artwork is amazing. Like there was a time when I started development work where I was just out of my element. As in everything seemed difficult and …

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  • 18 January

    Ready to draw too

    So first, yeah, I ended up skipping a number of days and eventually stopped. #sad. Anyway, I’m on vacation now and let’s try this again. For day one, I redid the picture of the girl with the Katana, this time I wasn’t just working on shapes but also trying to …

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November, 2017

  • 15 November

    Day 6, Ready to draw

    So it looks like I skipped two days there but I really didn’t. I flew to Dubai on Monday, arrive Tuesday morning and had to rush to work. I drew two pictures, one at the airport waiting for my plane… of a plane, and one on Tuesday, a character. The …

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  • 12 November

    A church and a cylon

    So I drew the church or whatever it is at the top of the Zugspitze, It didn’t come out as well as I had hoped but hey a draw is a draw. Oh btw I think I ought to mention that I’m taking a 30 draw something challenge. I have to …

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  • 11 November

    A boot on a box

    I was supposed to fly out to Dubai today but stuff happened. So instead of being in a plane I’m back at home drawing a boot on a box. Honestly I think I’m getting better at cross contouring lines. I think I need to do one or two more before …

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  • 10 November

    Head Phones

    Drawing my head phones and practicing cross contour, at least I hope I am.  

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August, 2017

  • 8 August

    A tiny look at the history of money

    Let’s get this party started with a brief look at the history and purpose of money. This wont be an argument on which types of money is best or that whole gold standards or fiat money thing, I’ll get to that latter. This post looks at money from where it …

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  • 7 August

    One plus One

    In high school was at best a disinterested mathematics student, I could do it and I passed but my heart really wasn’t in it. I was more into physics that mathematics and it was only after I left formal education that I realised that there is really no getting away …

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  • 3 August

    New series: Money

    Money! Money, money, money, moooooooooney. Mooooooooooooooooooooooooney! It’s been called every name under the sun and everyone wants it. It has many definitions, such as:. It is just a physical representation of the abstract concept of effort or It is an abstract representation of barter. or It is a medium of exchange …

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July, 2017

  • 31 July

    Random Quote

    It should be noted that no ethically-trained software engineer would ever consent to write a DestroyBaghdad procedure. Basic professional ethics would instead require him to write a DestroyCity procedure, to which Baghdad could be given as a parameter. Nathaniel Borenstein

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  • 30 July

    Just do it.

    Here’s a quote and my thoughts Just because you don’t know how to do something is no excuse for not doing it. Today I was thinking and this quote popped into my mind. I reflected on how I operate during my day job, I never turn down a task because …

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February, 2017

January, 2017

  • 30 January

    My trip to Germany

    Life has kicked me in the gonads one too many times. I’ve decided to be Cartman and say screw you guys, I’m going home. But home sucks, so I’m looking for a new one. Somewhere I can hang my hat, kick back and enjoy life, because shit, it can’t really …

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