I've come to the realisation (although I've had my suspicions in the past) that being gay is pass', especially in Johannesburg. Gone are the days of marching for our rights. M even noted the other day that there are only two gay support groups in the whole of Gauteng, in a region that services more than half the country's population.
Thanks to the Vatican City, "The Nativity Story" is another reason why I hate Christmas.
On the Civil Union Bill which is being rushed through parliament to beat the Constitutional Court's 1 December 2006 deadline: "Why are we fast-tracking the passing of legislation that a majority of South Africans don't want, this is forgery," said the Inkatha Freedom Party's Jeanette Vilakazi.
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I'm about a third of the way through the book "Freakonomics", and one of the most profound statements is explored in the beginning - that crime in USA dropped dramatically in the 1990s because abortion was legalised (see Roe vs Wade).
Yesterday I spent pretty much the entire day playing computer games, because I needed a break. M played as well (and kicked my ass in Starcraft on Friday night), and is showing quite an aggressive stance in Civilization IV.
I haven't managed to stay on track for writing my novel in the month of November. By now I should be coming in on the 40 000 word mark. It's not going to happen.
To Stephanie, my sister. She is now as old as my mother was when I was born. Thankfully, she's not married (or pregnant). On the other hand, I turned out fairly well.
Friday I wrote my last exam for the year. With any luck, I've passed them all and will be heading into second year B.Ed. in 2007.
To my mother, who is celebrating her 22nd birthday again. She is 22 because she's older than me and I'm 21. Stay tuned for my 30th birthday in a month's time.