Camping in the Drakensberg

I just got back from 3 great days of camping at Monks Cowl up in the Drakensberg. I managed to get in a good few hours of hiking, loads of reading and generally just lazing about. Here are some pics from the walks, as well as one of a cheeky monkey stealing snacks from a neighbours’ table.

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-20

  • dRonaldArendse Boxing day #
  • @Shuayb702 the weather here is ridiculous #
  • @RonaldArendse spending Christmas and birthday with my sister & her family #
  • Just arrived in Durban, the air is wet #
  • Future of education. R we having the right conversation? http://ow.ly/1rYdPe. Ed. & social conditions are inseparable #
  • The Problem of Filters and Silos http://ow.ly/1rYdMu. Big ideas lie @ the edge of our field, where we spend the least time #
  • Which Ideas Are the Good Ones? http://ow.ly/1rYdM1. It may take time to recognise the value of innovating in the curriculum #
  • On my way to Durban for a week, let me know if u want to hang out #
  • Anyone got Cell C 3G USB modem running on Ubuntu 10.10? #
  • Playing around with #SlideRocket a bit. Very cool online presentation tool http://bit.ly/hk6njq #
  • Being Understood Requires Context… http://ow.ly/1rXX8t. When presenting, just giving the facts isn’t enough #
  • Been looking for an online project management tool. #Gantto seems pretty useful (still in beta) http://bit.ly/gnq3ac #
  • OER@UCT | Is the Lecture Dead? http://bit.ly/frv6ii #
  • Are You Making These Dissertation Writing Mistakes? « To Do: Dissertation http://bit.ly/gj1xLa #
  • Just applied to participate in the Chrome OS netbook pilot program. B nice 2 c if online only, all the time is feasible http://bit.ly/hbbYek #
  • Just confirmed my booking for camping at Monks Cowl next week, should be good times http://bit.ly/fKhNa3 #
  • Having lunch at #Barrique fantastic food, beautiful setting, great service. I’m just saying… #
  • RT @roballen101: RT @whiteafrican – Shouldn’t these #ICTD conferences be held in emerging markets, not Europe and the US? #
  • RT @whiteafrican: Turns out there are very few ICT Research projects done by African institutions (9%), or by Africans at all. #ICTD2010 #
  • Thought Leader » Jennifer Thorpe » The medical mutilation of women’s rights http://t.co/jsT6Gwx via @mailandguardian #
  • Tech Leader » Wesley Lynch » E-books: Publishing on the eve of a revolution http://t.co/ijK5Pyu #
  • How 10 Year Olds Explain Cloud Computing – ReadWriteCloud http://rww.to/ifIHfJ. “How big is it? How big do you want it to be?” #
  • Thought Leader » Christmas is sick! http://bit.ly/ihI5id. I have to agree with most of this. Comments are worth a read too #
  • Cellphones in the Classroom: Distraction or Tool? http://rww.to/hC1zYZ #
  • RT @wesleylynch: RT @spillly: When I see someone write a word like Twitterverse or Twitteriffic, I Twow up in my mouth a little #
  • Just voted for HootSuite for Best Social Media Management Tool http://mash.to/2ImZn #MashableAwards #
  • RT @newsfromtengrrl: Blind Students Demand Access to Online Course Materials – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://hoki.es/dPiwiJ #