Wednesday, December 08, 2010

2010 per meus oculus (through my eyes)

And the picture?

Because I think it is funny….

I know that the posts on this blog has dried up to a trickle of what it previously were, and that made me think that I should at least make an effort to wish all our readers a festive Christmas and new year.

So without further ado: A Happy, Merry, and Blessed Christmas to all, and May the New Year be what everybody wish for.

I am taking off for the rest of the year and will only start to be productive again early next year. I am going to spend this time with my family, fixing the little things around the house that needed fixing, and generally just try to recharge my batteries.

This then is the ideal moment to reflect on the last 12 months.

So many things has happened for and in South Africa, that it will be impossible to recap all, so I thought I will reread all my posts for the last 12 months, to try and figure out what has grabbed my attention.

I am listing the links to my postings below. I am actually amazed with myself. For somebody that is really busy with his work, I actually posted a lot. 39 posts!

What pissed me off the most?

The black on white racism, with the associated murder, torture, and mayhem. And to add to that, people like the Braaihoender that for some or other reason feels that it does not exist, or is OK because of the history of South Africa.

I truly believe that anybody that does not acknowledge the truth about the South African genocide of white people is as responsible for the deaths of these people, as the murderers themselves.

It is inexcusable.

The second thing that pissed me off?

I have read comments in other blogs where this blog is mentioned, and we as contributors on this blog is singled out as Nazi’s, Klux Klux khan, racists, idiots, fascists, etc.

I, personally takes exception to this, because, believe me, I do not see myself as any of these.

The third thing that pissed me off?

Amazing that the ANC is only 3rd on my list? I can’t believe it myself, but believe me they, the ANC have nothing to be proud of. If I look and think back on all the reports of non service delivery, poor governance, dishonesty, and in general to poor government, then I can only despair.

And I think I am going to stop here.

10 Opinion(s):

Anonymous said...

Take some time, enjoy what can be enjoyed, and then come back.

Your work is more important than even you may realize.


Dachshund said...

Black mayhem in Tottenham Road.

Dachshund said...

The best of South Africa - Luxury getaway for two - R16,000

Having your wife murdered in South Africa - priceless.

Angulus Calx said...


He, he....
i guess it would rather go to the grand canyon, or vegas..

even though it is darn cold in the canyon this year.

Angulus Calx said...

Meant to sat this time of the year.....

Krokodil said...

This blog is lekker. Well done and take whatever break is required.

Looking forward to the new year for ILUVSA.

BTW, very funny picture!

Piet said...

Sorry to be pedantic (you may delete the message) but I still did Latin (in SA !, I suppose it has been replaced by some progressive study now) :

"per" takes the accusative

so that must be

per meum oculum (through my eye)
per meos oculos (through my eyes)

and could probably just be an ablative

meo oculo (using my eye)
meis oculis (using my eyes)

Anonymous said...

Piet, you wasted your time at school. Do you know that? LOL

Dachshund said...

@Piet: the old Romans used the term meus oculus, without an adverb or ablative, meaning "my view".

It reads more easily within an English context to put per in front. "Per ardua ad astra" uses adverb and ablative of means, but the Romans would have crucified you for using "per meo oculo".

Angulus Calx said...

you are right....
too fast with the keyboard...

suppose to be through my eyes...strange what difference a s makes.