Hobs on…

Well I have a lot of thoughts. Entertain me.

Thursday

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December 2013

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Why I love South Africa

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Went to police station to get affidavit Policeman is very helpful and friendly Policeman goes away to get affidavit stamp Whilst waiting, I decide to tweet about how great and awesome the SAPS is Policeman comes back tells me it’s christmas, he needs a new pen and I should give it to him to help the country Give him pen Policeman stamps my affidavit

Saturday

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November 2013

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Urban Selfie: Get Involved.

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As I hinted earlier, the Urban Selfie campaign is coming back this weekend! The campaign allows you to pay for your purchases with a selfie and runs from Sunday 1st December until Sunday, 15th December. Urban have 3 types of discount How it works? To get involved, all you have to do is: Follow @UrbanSelfie on Twitter Go to an Urban store, find an item of clothing you like. ( Gurls, there are some stunning summer dresses.) Try it on and tweet a selfie of you wearing it to @UrbanSelfie and hashtag it #UrbanSelfie Make sure it represents the Urban […]

Friday

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November 2013

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Urban Selfie: Who said selfies were silly?

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Urban and Jupiter Drawing Room have come up with a great, social campaign, #UrbanSelfie, where stylish shoppers can pay for their threads with a selfie. Yup that’s right, your selfie can now help you score pretty things. The campaign (which memeburn kindly covered and whose words I’ve borrowed) kicked off last Sunday. How it worked? Urban let customers contribute toward their payment with an “Urban selfie” in stores around South Africa. All they had to do was: Follow @UrbanSelfie on Twitter and ‘Urban Degree’ on Facebook Visit any Urban Degree store on the day in question Take a selfie wearing your […]

Tuesday

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October 2013

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Adelard – a 48 Hour Film Project Short

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A few weeks ago, I got the opportunity to join a group of filmmakers taking part in the 48 Hour Film Project. The idea behind 48HFP is that each team is assigned a character, a prop, a line of dialogue and a genre on a Friday night. They then (here comes the tricky bit) have 48 hours to conceptualise, shoot, edit and hand deliver a finished product to the 48HFP organisers come Sunday evening. It’s a tough, demanding and gruelling time (why yes, I do own a thesauraus) for the filmmakers and an environment that highlights their passionate dedication and […]

Tuesday

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October 2013

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Tuesday

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October 2013

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An Email

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One Friday in October, roughly 8 months after resigning, I lost two jobs that I had believed were solid bets (one of which happened an hour before it’s kickoff meeting was due to start), I got my car clamped, got lost driving out to Stellenbosch, arrived in the dark, stayed in a cottage that didn’t lock, had no curtains and slept in a room that harboured mosquitos the size of small dogs and whose window attracted  a rooster that went off two hours before the sun did.  I did 2 days of intense on-site work, on minimal sleep, whilst clinging […]

Wednesday

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October 2013

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New Find: Hymn de Lune – Young Hearts

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Stumbled upon Hymn de Lune (thanks Romy) whilst patiently trawling the Internet for new research on community, content and social customer care.  Love their sound and their new track, Young Hearts. Give it a listen and if you’re really picking up what they’re putting down, you can show this LA based  indie band some love on FB. PS Wasn’t the last to know – winning.

Sunday

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October 2013

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South African women’s perception of #RealBeauty

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Inspired by the guys over at Dove and their new TV campaign, I thought I’d blog a little something. [Also, because they asked me to.] I delayed posting this – I know, I’m a terrible blogger really-  the truth is, I’ve been dragging my heels on it, because I’m pretty critical of myself. My ears (they’re too elf-like), my nose (it’s too big, I could never pull off short hair), my freckles (why are there so many), even my little, left toe (it’s walked into a lot of cupboards) hasn’t managed to escape scrutiny. I felt I couldn’t really come […]