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Can you identify AI art? – take the quiz!

Tessa, my wife scoffed. “I bet I can tell the difference between AI generated art and human art. Get me a mix of both and let’s see. So I made her a mix of 7 human and 7 AI created … Continue reading

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5 Values I try to live by. What are yours?

“If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything” rings as true today as ever. And I’d take it even further. “II you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for almost everything” Why do you work your current job? … Continue reading

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Why I’m still watching the world cup. We are Qatar.

The soccer world cup in Qatar is already sullied, perhaps even blighted. Unlike every previous edition I can remember, most of the pre-tournament hype has been negative. Qatar is rightly under fire on three fronts. First, their poor and even … Continue reading

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Uganda’s Unusual Ebola Outbreak – The Epidemic to date

Although we are yet to clock 3 months since the start of this epidemic, this 10th biggest Ebola outbreak ever has been full of twists, turns and strange tales. I penned this summary to help any regular Joe or Jill … Continue reading

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“The poor will always be with you” – Jesus’ call to a deeper life

“While Jesus was in Bethany in the home of Simon the Leper,  a woman came to him with an alabaster jar of very expensive perfume, which she poured on his head as he was reclining at the table. When the … Continue reading

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Let them eat Cassava! – Inflation is wrecking the poor

300 years ago (as the tall tale goes) a young and spoilt European royal didn’t understand why the peasants complained so much during a famine. They cried out that they had no bread to eat, so she replied with a … Continue reading

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Four Truths coronavirus has revealed about Humanity

Four truths coronavirus has revealed about humanity. The corona story is far from over. But this unprecedented (I won’t say it again) pandemic has revealed much about the state of humanity. About who we are as people. About what we … Continue reading

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Death, Life and the Space in between

Just two days ago my wonderful Uncle Andrew died. Although I was not close with him myself, my parents and also my sister were, and he contributed much to their lives especially in recent years. Our prayers, sorrow and gratitude … Continue reading

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High fuel prices – a glimpse of a better future?

I was inspired to pen this piece after gawking at this Stuff.co.nz article. The writers’ intent was to demonstrate that high fuel prices were a disaster. But as I read I became confused, even incredulous. Was the article a spoof? … Continue reading

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Why do we still Tolerate War?

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God” We had our opportunity to be those blessed peacemakers – this war never needed to happen. As troops gathered on the border of Ukraine, we had the power … Continue reading

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