Monthly Archives: September 2011

Murder by Food

A restaurant owner has been charged with attempted murder because a number of people, a quite large number of people, got food poisoning from her restaurant.  It’s unlikely, isn’t it, that she set out to murder people.  Probably she just … Continue reading

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Da-da-da-da-da – Ameriiiiika!

I wanted to come here to America.  I wanted some new inspiration and a change of scene.  I wanted to expand my thinking in a new place.  I wanted to stretch my dimensions and to grow.  Am I growing?  I … Continue reading

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Auntie ESTA

Who knew about ESTA.  Who is ESTA? – you may ask, and you will be justified in not knowing.  One of the check-in people at OR Tambo International told me that in-house they call her Auntie ESTA. Well, let me … Continue reading

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Mr Malema’s Youth

I watched in amazment and horror last week when Mr Malema’s supporters ran amok in the streets.  Surely they had come to sing freedom songs and to have a  bit of a toyi-toyi outside Luthuli House.  What could have caused … Continue reading

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Reflections

It’s weeks since I returned from Uganda.  So much happened since I returned.  Learning of Nokhaya’s passing away so suddenly is a shock.  The family have been trying to get hold of me, but I got no messages of any … Continue reading

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