Macrolog//2004.05

Macrolog entries posted in May 2004

The Thirtieth of May (Sun 30 May 2004)
I can’t think of a better way to resume my postings here than wishing the wonderful Benitha a very happy birthday today. The 30th of May used to be just my birthday, and there was never anything extraordinary about it...   ·

Movable Hype (Fri 14 May 2004)
It’s been a busy time on the web this week, what with all the commotion about the Iraqi prison abuses and the allegedly hoaxed photos and the Nick Berg tragedy and all. But enough about that; what’s really gotten the...   ·

Remembering Carthage (Sun 09 May 2004)
Joi Ito comments on the late Edward Said’s introduction to the revised version of Orientalism, extracts of which were originally published by The Guardian last summer: Basically, he argues that the whole notion of the “Orient” or “Orientalism” is a...   ·

Jumping On the GarageBand-Wagon (Wed 05 May 2004)
Though there was a lot that I didn’t get around to doing during my visit to South Africa (I’ll make up for that next time, which will only be a few months away) one of the many things I did...   ·

FAO Benitha (Mon 03 May 2004)
The above for the wonderful Benitha, who isn’t feeling very well at the moment (details withheld for obvious reasons). I wish I could do more for her, but I’m kinda stuck here. I feel like I’m doing a rubbish...   ·

Page 23, Sentence 5 (Sat 01 May 2004)
“She was shocked and said, ‘What can I do to kill him?’” [from The Child with a Moon on his Chest by SM Guma, as featured in The New Century of South African Short Stories, ed. Michael Chapman; AD Donker,...   ·

This page is a reverse chronology of Macrolog entries by MacDara Conroy filed under May 2004. You will find many more in the Archives.