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Postcron – what is it? How does it work?

I look after a couple of websites and Facebook pages, Twitter accounts and even Instagram accounts for various institutions – my rugby club, my kids’ school, a friend’s online fishing sales business and a few personal blogs. Posting...
by BokandRoo Beer blog on Jun 8, 2015

Postcron – what is it? How does it work?

I look after a couple of websites and Facebook pages, Twitter accounts and even Instagram accounts for various institutions – my rugby club, my kids’ school, a friend’s online fishing sales business and a few personal blogs. Posting...
by BokandRoo Beer blog on Jun 8, 2015

ANZAC 2015

Today I attended my first Dawn Service as an Australian. It was quite emotional as we stood around our local cenotaph in Lilydale with 10,000 other people who were there to pay their respects to the fallen. It was cold and dark when we arrived at 5.3...
by BokandRoo Beer blog on Apr 25, 2015

South African Dictionary

After watching a few videos recently on Facebook (Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” in Cape Town and Trevor Noah’s Airports), I realised how much we South Africans have defined our own version of the Queen’s English. So, in th...
by BokandRoo Beer blog on Apr 2, 2014

Promo mails – a few guidelines...

UPDATED: Sick and tired of receiving mails in bunches promoting useless crap, so time to bump the post to the top as well as adding a few things. Updates in italics. I love listening to new music, but before you send me a mail suggesting that I sho...
by Hits in the Car on Sep 27, 2013

Promo mails – a few guidelines...

UPDATED: Sick and tired of receiving mails in bunches promoting useless crap, so time to bump the post to the top as well as adding a few things. Updates in italics. I love listening to new music, but before you send me a mail suggesting that I sho...
by Hits in the Car on Sep 27, 2013

Building a jukebox from an old PC – Part I

When we moved house, I got rid of my previous jukebox build (the PC had died of old age). However, I still have 3 PCs and 3 laptops, so the Jukebox 2.0 idea was born. Luckily I still had most of my CDs ripped to my external hard drive, so I moved the...
by BokandRoo Beer blog on Aug 25, 2013

Afrika by Inge Haupt

I love Africa. I was born there, I grew up there. I would move there tomorrow if I knew that my children had a future in the country of my birth, South Africa. But I don’t see it for them. This poem always reminds me of what I grew up with and...
by BokandRoo Beer blog on Aug 2, 2013

Where do you go when you go off your diet??

Ok, so this totally not anything about crafting of any sort, but it is so funny I had to share it with you all.  My husband and I were shopping today.  First off, my husband NEVER, EVER, in a million years, goes shopping with me.  But...
by CatScrapFever on Dec 14, 2012

The return

It feels like a life-time since I last blogged. It’s not that I haven’t had anything to say, I just haven’t had time to write it down! Well, in less than two weeks we finally move into our new house. For those that don’t know,...
by BokandRoo Beer blog on Jun 3, 2012

The return

It feels like a life-time since I last blogged. It’s not that I haven’t had anything to say, I just haven’t had time to write it down! Well, in less than two weeks we finally move into our new house. For those that don’t know,...
by BokandRoo Beer blog on Jun 3, 2012

New Greenpeace Campaign: Introducing iCoal

In a new video campaign against the IT leader industries that doesn’t use clean energy to power their data centers, Greenpeace has released a video that “exposes Apple’s dirtiest secret”. The campaign stats that “Google...
by Inspired Dreamer on Apr 25, 2012

2011 – A personal summary

When I did my 2010 summary, it was based on a meme. My 2009 summary was all based around stats of my blog. But my summary for 2011 is even bigger and better – it is inspired by the “Feltron Reports” by Nicholas Felton. E-me Personal...
by BokandRoo Beer blog on Feb 9, 2012


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