Blogging is Hard

I’ve been trying to re-establish my blogging presence by reviving an aged Tumblr account and signing up to Ello, but I think I’m going to keep things on Waxing Apocalyptic after all and just play with the theme a bit more. Going through my old posts from years ago makes me cringe. I hope I […]

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Banana Republic? Really?

Whenever something breaks in South Africa, South Africans love referring to SA as a banana republic when they bitch about it. The latest topic that’s got South Africans hot under the collar is Eskom’s load shedding, which is resulting in rolling blackouts across the country. Yes, this is a worthy topic to complain about but […]

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Tech-Shopping as a Woman

Is shopping for tech products infuriating for all women, or just me? It seems as though every cellular service provider or tech supply store I walk into has the same general view of women: I’d rather speak to your husband. This hasn’t just been lately. I’m usually a quiet shopper. I don’t like conversing with […]

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Faith is Corrosive to the Mind

This is a tricky one. While I agree with the general sentiment (that willingness to believe in things for which there is a distinct lack of evidence leaves you open to falling for many things, such as homeopathy, faith healing etc.), it feels like an easy argument for theists to counter. And I’m not talking […]

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Simple DIY Nail Art

Apply cellotape in a line on your nails to prepare the surface for the next coat. Make sure your base coat is evenly applied and 100% dry so that when you pull the tape off it doesn’t damage the varnish. A top coat usually helps with this. Again, make sure it’s completely dry. I usually […]

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Healthy Food for Lazy People

I’m lazy and I get hungry. Therefore this post. My definition of healthy is fairly lazy too, so don’t get on my case about the ingredients. I basically mean “not cheese-smothered pizza with a high fat milkshake” when I say healthy, so go with it. Step 1:  Get a cooler bag to put the ingredients […]

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