Rox in the City

Singletons Guide to the Galaxy: A Thrills and Frills Blog

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Mr. T takes a drive

This is brilliant. It takes a teeny bit long to load, but what the fuck - it's worth it!

Mr. T takes a drive video.

Killer soundtrack, reminds me of being a Glitter Baby back when Happy House was cool.

Friday, February 17, 2006

Lesson 1: The Nice Guy Issue

Nice guys never get the girl. True or false?

Sorry guys, but it's generally true. Before you panic, consider these reasons.

- Women are genetically conditioned to look for strong me to protect them.
- Nice guys often seem to be putting on their niceness to score.
- Nice guys can be boring guys.
- There is a wide spectrum between Nice and Bad guys - the ideal guy is smack in the middle.
- Nice guys often lack confidence.
- Women like confident guys who're happy bwing themselves.
- I know lots of hot Nice guys, looks are not always a big motivation.
- Likewise, I know lots of not-hot but sexy as hell Bad guys.
- Being nice is good, but being yourself is better.

And so on. Can you see the logic behind this? Chicks may go for an arb but cool guy - he doesn't have to be a knight in shining armor, he needs to be confident and happy with himself.

I like guys with character, I want to be treated nicely, sure. But the biggest mistake Nice Guys make is assuming that the only types of guy are Nice and Bad.

Top Tip: Stop trying to be a prince, work on being yourself.

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

New Look in the City

New year, new look.

That's the basic idea at any rate. Just like the fab job Mark did on Chump Style, I am looking for someone to give my header some va-va-voom!

If they're based in Cape Town I'll take them for a drink, the reward will be a button or link credited their work as well, and my eternal gratitude of course!

Email me if you think you have what it takes:

Friday, February 10, 2006

Message to The Masses of Men

All you men out there, at least those who have difficulty when it comes to figuring out women, rejoice - help is on it's way!

Now, you too can find out how to say the right thing at the right time! No more getting slapped across the face for asking her how she likes her eggs in the morning! No more getting turned down and put down!

RITC will soon be featuring a New and Improved Advice in the City section! Not only will you be able to send me your questions, I will cover a range of topics each week to ensure that there are more satisfied ladies and less clueless men.

This feature will be going up in the next week, stay tuned!

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

SA Blog Awards: Who's It Gonna Be?

Yup, it's that time of year. Bigger, better and better exposed, the SA Blog Awards will honour the last year's most cracking blogs. Lots of categories, from Best to Best New, to Best Post and Best Writing...Get your vote on y'all!

Now hurry along and vote already.

Anti-Fashion Fashion

We live in a world of clones. Fashion is beyond a joke, it's become all about getting "The Look". Every fashion page in every magazine features the same styles, the same looks, the same tips on how to emulate the same celebrities.

The came vintage. At last, fashion developed some individuality! Avid followers began to throw anything and everything together to pull off their outfits. Boho was hot. Boho was The Look. But the Image Factory turned the trend wheels, and vintage became mass-produced and mass-emulated, with chain stores stocking 'vintage' shoes, 'vintage' blouses...'vintage' everything once unique.
Once again, the clones surged forward in their brand new vintage threads.

How does a real individual function in this fashion farce? I cut up my Edgars card for starters, and boycot mainstream shops for another. I make my own stuff, or I support my talented friends who design. I buy second hand nee vintage clothes, and I continue to love clothes...without sacrificing my style on the alter of The Look.

Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Life is hard...

Yup, it's hard enough getting though an average day without having to deal with the extra kak the Universe throws at us.

Take this poor teddybear for example. There he was, going about his teddy ways, comforting little kids and whatever the hell else cuddly toys do, when the next thing he knows he's impaled on a unicorn! And if it's not bad enough being a dead teddy, someone decides to turn it into a knitting project!

I mean, what else could possibly have inspired someone to make these 'toys'? And what is truth if it ain't stranger than fiction?

Check out more of these over here. And for more knitwear, check this out.