Southern Hemisphere is on Notice

Spring tour started and now we have an idea of where the Southern Hemisphere really are at . Short answer is we have some work to do.

Over the weekend 140 Characters were definitely not enough and one of my favourite South African Tweeps, Dawn Dunn, a rugby fan after my own heart and radio correspondent for East Coast Radio in Durban, echoed some of the heart ache I knew all too well from watching the Wallabies when her beloved Springboks lost to Ireland at the weekend. (DD is well worth following for her analysis as much as her unashamed biased support for her teams of the Sharks and Springboks. Get a keen insight into the emotional roller coaster a genuine rugby fan feels with a World Cup just around the corner … and yes, I am now at peace with 2003).

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Surprising Science of Happiness

It appears that Happiness is only ever Three Months away at worst…

I stumbled across this Ted Talk from 2004 which explains the science behind the two kinds of happiness (Synthetic and Natural in case you didn’t know what they were but) you will be sure to identify with. You learn about how you use your ‘experience simulator’ and how sometimes having more choices can actually be a bad thing for being happy. I found it interesting and you might too, so take a look.

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How Adam Ashley-Cooper got 100 test caps is unlikely to be repeated

Adam Ashley-Cooper reaching 100 Test caps for the Wallabies deserved far more reflection time after the match than it got and got Zero coverage this week….  so I made this video:

The media storm that arose after Bledisloe 3 saw Adam Ashley-Cooper reaching 100 caps set aside which does not do this justice. Well I think it is time to rectify that and I will give a reason for every 10 caps he has in doing so.

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