This website has been a blog, a news site and even at some point a porn site. Now it is my blog ( if you find anything offensive please report it so i can remove it).
I will attempt to blog about minimalism and the way I live minimalistic. I dont follow the own 100 things, I dont count my things but I do try to keep that which is important in my life and remove that which does not benefit.
If you love minimalism then follow this blog.
This is the Leather version of the previous bible I wrote about, the leather version cost a wopping R1500 in South Africa but it might be well worth the money.
You basically buy a leather facsimile of the 1611 King James Bible
I have the 1611 King James bible from Hendrickson publishers, the bible appears to be the 1612 or late 1611 King James versio with the Apocrypha. The bible is a digital fascimile.
All around its brillaint, unfortunately the letters are a bit small but I have abandoned all my other bibles for this one and its worth it.
The bible has the original spelling and everything exactly like it was in 1611 or 1612.
The publishers has the following to say about the bible:
For 400 years, the Authorized Version of the Bible—popularly known as the King James Version—has been beloved for its majestic phrasing and stately cadences. No other book has so profoundly influenced our language and our theology. Over time, however, the text has suffered subtle and occasionally troublesome alterations. This edition preserves the original 1611 printing. Word for word and page for page, the text with its original marginal notes, preface, and other introductory material appears as it first did. The sole concession to modernity is a far more readable roman typeface set by nineteenth-century master printers.
“A valuable and essential addition to every Bible library.”
—John R. Kohlenberger III
• The only word-for-word facsimile of the original 1611 Authorized Version on the market
• Original preface and translators’ notes
• Alfred Pollard’s classic essay on pre-1611 English translations and the history of the Authorized Version
• New essays on the enduring impact of the KJV and the Apocrypha
• Handsome page design with decorative initials
• Page-edge gilding and ribbon marker (genuine leather only)
• Clear type is convenient to read and reference
• Special logo on book spine and packaging commemorates the 400th Anniversary
• Includes the Apocrypha
Now that i have the blog started. Here is an amazing photo of Kleinmond’s lifeguard hut on the beach. I took yes. Surprisingly the beach was empty on this nice hot summer day in the Overberg.
In the outer reaches of our solar system lies a mysterious region far more remote and difficult to explore than the Australian outback. It remains the only part of our solar system not visited by spacecraft. Called the Kuiper Belt, this area beyond Neptune is home to the dwarf planets Pluto, Eris, Makemake, and Haumea. It also harbors thousands of smaller objects that form a second, icy asteroid belt (or more appropriately, comet belt). In this realm of perpetual twilight, the distant sun looks like just another bright star.
A new telescope has begun to virtually explore the solar system outback, and already is scoring discoveries. The Panoramic Survey Telescope & Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) PS1 telescope has found ten Kuiper Belt residents. Based on their brightnesses, the newfound objects range in size from 180 to 300 miles (300 to 500 km).
“We’re excited that Pan-STARRS is beginning to find these objects,” said Smithsonian astronomer Matthew Holman, who leads the Pan-STARRS-1 Outer Solar System Key Project.
“It marks the tip of the iceberg for future Pan-STARRS discoveries,” he added.
Holman presented the findings in a press conference at the 217th meeting of the American Astronomical Society.
The Outer Solar System Key Project is part of a larger survey to which 60 percent of Pan-STARRS telescope time will be devoted. Over the course of the coming months and years, PS1 will repeatedly survey the full sky that is visible from its location on Haleakala, spotting objects as faint as magnitude 23 (10 million times fainter than visible to the unaided eye). “The survey is expected to find a whole range of objects from small, nearby asteroids to possibly more dwarf planets,” stated Harvard astronomer Pavlos Protopapas
“By the end of the survey, we’ll have an essentially complete census of everything brighter than the survey’s limiting magnitude,” said Holman. This corresponds to Kuiper Belt Objects about 180 miles in diameter or larger.
“Pan-STARRS-1 offers us a remarkable opportunity to study the outer solar system in unprecedented detail,” said team member Ying-Tung Chen, a graduate student at the National Central University of Taiwan.
Pan-STARRS will allow planetary astronomers to locate many new Kuiper Belt Objects and characterize their orbits. This will provide a firmer understanding of the structure, dynamics, and evolution of the outer solar system. Pan-STARRS is also likely to be a productive tool for discovering new comets.
Pan-STARRS-1 is a 1.8-meter (71-inch) telescope featuring the world’s largest digital camera — a 1.4-gigapixel (1,400-megapixel) monster that can photograph an area of the sky as large as 36 full moons in a single exposure. PS1 became fully operational in June 2010.
The Pan-STARRS Project is being led by the Institute for Astronomy, of the University of Hawaii and exploits the unique combination of superb observing sites and technical and scientific expertise available in Hawai’i. Funding for the development of the observing system has been provided by the US Air Force. The PS1 Surveys have been made possible through contributions of the Institute for Astronomy, the University of Hawai’i, the Pan-STARRS Project Office, the Max-Planck Society and its participating institutes, the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg and the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching, The Johns Hopkins University, the University of Durham, the University of Edinburgh, the Queen’s University Belfast, the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, the Los Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network, Incorporated, the National Central University of Taiwan, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration under Grant No. NNX08AR22G issued through the Planetary Science Division of the NASA Science Mission Directorate. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this press release are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) is a joint collaboration between the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and the Harvard College Observatory. CfA scientists, organized into six research divisions, study the origin, evolution and ultimate fate of the universe.
And for today’s culture lesson – Chinese ice delicacy
Yes yes i know its wrong to laugh at other people’s mishaps but you can help giggling at this one
note to self: There are no jobs in Cape Town (well at least not that i can find)
Nice hot day in Kleinmond
From News site to blog
This used to be a news site…. and many other things. I took the site over ,turned it into a blog and this is what you now see. On this blog I will also be blogging about the real me, a minimalist, bible reading, photographer that’s trying to get away from my addiction to news.
Obviously the content that there now is is the remnants from the news site and the previous blogs, posts, articles etc. I’m not going to delete those because they bring traffic but if you do find something offensive please report it to me and i will delete it.