Sadly, this is too much of a regular occurence in South Africa… but of the many traumatic stories, there’s always the bit that inspires and makes me stand tall with a shout of “Hoo-rah!” Chris Herbst- just an ordinary hero For me, this epitomises the role of husband and father… willing to lay down his […]


We refer all the time to either the “Old Testament” or the “New Testament” but don’t really stop to consider what the word “testament” actually means. It’s become part and parcel of our vocabularly and in a sense has become a word that defines a part of the Bible, rather than a word which already […]


while previewing Casino Royale, the new James Bond flick, i was struck by emptinees of the role models we create for ourselves. without a doubt, James Bond has played a part in shaping masculinity over the years, not that it was ever the intention of the author. but in shaping masculinity, those men who have […]


there’s a lot to be understood by the response we have to statements, particularly when our responses build up ill feelings. equally, this is applicable to those statements we respond to favourably. and because of the chemistry, you might argue, you naturally learn to incorporate only the positive statements into your life. then Jesus comes […]

.NET Migration v1.1 – v2.0

So the code migration was fairly straightforward. There’s enough documentation and learned lessons available to get you through that relatively pain-free. Also, striving to keep the code base as straightforward as possible helps tremendously. The deploy was not *as* obvious. Dev boxes and staging environments deployed without fuss, but as it will be, the LIVE […]