On the run – again

I cannot bring myself to use the c-word or acronyms in this column. You know the ones. ANC, DA, MK, EFF, GNU. The only acronym I'm prepared to use is WTF. Aren't you all sick of it? Haven't you had en...

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Fat Chicks & Free Elections

Here's something I wrote when I was still married... …............... Every time there is an election in South Africa, white women put on a tremendous amount of weight. Well, Brenda does, and I have...

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No more Mr Freebie guy…

Right, then. Every once in a while, I get the need to shake things up. That's my five-year plan. Try to fix stuff that isn't broken. Ruin a good thing. Fill the comfort zone with pepper spray and loc...

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Surviving an election year

If you're an Aquarian, it won't have escaped your notice that 2024, added up, gives you the number 8. You may already be feeling the effects. Eight, like Leos, is not to be taken lightly. Dismiss it a...

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To the class of 2023

Yes, yes, you’re all very clever. Clap, clap, clap. Well done, girls and boys. Look at you, all sparkly-eyed and smiling fit to burst, flashing your flawless teeth and carefree faces, reminding the re...

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Dear six year olds…

I usually write to our high school “graduates” offering bad advice on how to negotiate the perils of the real world, but there's nothing I can do for Generation D. That stands for Doomed, in case you ...

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