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The Fading Significance of Remorse

“Ja, there’ll be a few sore heads in the Western Province today,” Servaas, an old Province supporter, smiles happily. “We certainly beat them fair and square.” 1,300 more words

Smalltown Short Stories

The Day a Sergeant became a General

“Those Canadians,” Vetfaan said after the third peach brandy, “are a crazy lot. Imagine doing something like this in South Africa?”

“Shooting intruders? We do that all the time. 947 more words

Smalltown Short Stories

My 500th Blog Post: 5 Things I Love and Hate about Joburg

1) What I love about Joburg: The people

This is a cliché and it flies in the face of Condé Nast‘s ludicrous pronouncement (ludicrous, I tell you!) 1,025 more words

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The Build!

Finally catching up on blogs! Apologies for the delay but internet access in South Africa was not readily available and quite expensive when I could find it! 1,681 more words


A Letter to an Imaginary Friend, Oscar Pistorius.

Dear Oscar,

I imagine you’d be surprised by this – after all, one doesn’t usually write to imaginary friends…and then expect them to read such a letter. 956 more words


Jozi Top Fives: Museums and Galleries Edition

This is my 499th blog post, and the third of my celebratory Jozi top five series.

Upon arrival in Johannesburg, nearly every first-time visitor (myself included) goes to the… 973 more words

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