Monthly Archives: January 2012

A Return to iKapa and Back Yet Again [retroactive-dispatch no.VIII]

  One of the best things about our stay in the Tavern of the Seas was walking, walking, walking our behinds off. We did jump the cabs a lot, yeahy, but we also trooped around like it were an endangered … Continue reading

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A Return to iKapa and…pixOverbal Dis–Juncture [retrospecular-dispatch no.VII]

…learning by drinking /// trying to memorize the key terms for later in life: structure, mushroomy, complex, bouquet [valentine’s wine?], flowery, acetic, [come again?], berries [ok, that one actually I can taste], body [totally mysterious term in reference to a … Continue reading

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Finding Themzini, improbably

This is how this site has been found these last few weeks, plus the matching pic culled from the net. Perhaps it would be not a terrible idea after all to start adding tags to the posts.   talking man … Continue reading

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A Return to iKapa and…pixOverbal Dis–Juncture [retrospecular-dispatch no.VI]

The void between words and images can never be suspended. The two families are as disjunctive/ complementary/insubstitutable/juxtapositional as sols in the night sky, millions of light years apart, are. However tangible, real, animated their local circumstances, say iKapa, may be, … Continue reading

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A Return to iKapa and Back Yet Again [retroactive-dispatch no.V]

Nonetheless, the touristic force-field of insouciance did not always hold up well. For instance, despite my dire finances, I over-tipped waiters and drivers almost every single time, leading both to profuse thankfulness and perplexed re-counting of bills. Between the drop-in-the-ocean-theory … Continue reading

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Chronicles of [Dis-]Infection – – – Shoe Review: NB10 Minimus Road

Next best thing to running on air, actual air. Seriously best & lightest running shoes I ever owned. So far, I have to say, NB has always treated my trotters better than those other brands. I suppose you can imagine … Continue reading

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A Return to iKapa and Back Yet Again [retroactive-dispatch no.IV]

This is the first time I have been to South Africa in a purely touristic role. It allows one, as DeLillo has pointed out, a prophylactic amnesty from all transgressions against local cultural codes, a temporary exemption from the status … Continue reading

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