Thursday, June 04, 2009

By Denisia Adams
Hay there hope you sheltered from the fierce rain, not good for hair. What is good is Community Buzz Thursday on the Morning Cruise where we kept you in touch and in tune with your community. Check it out:

stolid \STOL-id\:

Having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily excited.

Eg. The man Stolidly looked at the child, when the child ask him if he can help him find his mother. Or People always try to make me laugh but I’m stolid.

What is the oldest building in Cape Town
A – V & A waterfront B- The Castle C – St Georges Mall

Answer: B- The Castle

The first Crayola crayons came in a box of eight colours: black, blue, brown, green, orange, purple, red and yellow. By 1957, 40 new colours were introduced. Today there are more than 120 crayon colours, including Atomic Tangerine, Blizzard Blue, Mango Tango, Outrageous Orange, Laser Lemon, Screamin' Green and Shocking Pink. Over 5 billion crayons are produced each year.

How to Improve Your Concentration

Step 1
Create a space designated solely for work. If that space is your desk in a work office, for example, use it only for work ' step away from it when taking breaks or eating.

Step 2
Form a strong association between working and your desk to make concentrating easier.

Step 3
Remove surrounding distractions. Turn off the ringer on your phone and, if possible, shut down your computer if you will be tempted to surf the Web.

Step 4
Assemble all the materials you will need (books, paper, charts). You want to avoid getting up to retrieve materials and distracting yourself.

Step 5
Set a specific production goal and give yourself a manageable chunk of time (perhaps 1 to 2 hours) in which to achieve this goal.

Step 6
Create pressure by scheduling meetings or other interruptions to force yourself to work more effectively during a shorter period of time.

Step 7
Reward yourself after each period of intense concentration with a small


Ingrid Cupido from Age in Action organisation. She told us about how they uplift the senior citizens of South Africa by providing a place where they are cared for, educated whether it be on HIV/AIDS etc. They also provide a much needed support base by having support groups where people can share their highs and their lows and more. They currently running their “Pretty Things for Little Things” contest. This is where the elderly (over 60 yrs) can get creative. Whether it be making a quilt/blanket, toys specifically aimed at being usable for children. In fact the goods made by the contestants go back into the individuals communities and are handed out before Christmas to needy children. As for the winners and runner ups they stand a chance to win Shoprite/Checkers vouchers worth up to R6000. To find out more contact Age in Action office in Cape Town on 021 426 42 49 or visit

We then were joined by the wise Eric Klijnhout who joined us from the Grassy Park Library Business Corner. The Business Corner tries to assist job seekers by providing much needed resources. They also help with CV’s and if you an aspiring entrepreneur you’ll be assisted with your business plan and more. Eric who is now 70 years old has great experience in the hospitality industry also has lose connections with various business to assist. To find out more contact the library on 021 706 22 67.

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it. – Anonymous

That’s it for the Morning Cruise, where we cruise through your weekday here on BushRadio 89.5fm live on your stereo between 9am – 12pm with me Denisia Adams. Take Care ... make the best of your day and Keep the Faith. Stay Real!!!!!!!!!!

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