“It’s now a very good day to get out anything we want to bury. Councillors’ expenses?” These are the infamous words of Jo Moore in her email Stephen Byers following the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre on 11 September 2001. 720 more words
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The Fair Work Commission will cut the wages of all politicians to the national average to encourage millennials to seek jobs in parliament.
What they are calling the ‘entitled payment scheme’ the entitled generation will now be entitled to earn as much as our top politicians. 96 more words
Nearing the end of February, we have a lot to reflect on, chew on and (eventually) spit out. Both the State of the Nation Address (SONA) by our President, Jacob Zuma, as well as the Budget Speech by Pravin Gordhan, our Minister of Finance, left a bitter taste in my mouth. 527 more words
Recently I went on a visit to Hungary to spend time with family and catch up with old friends… and to introduce Young Friend of the Elephants (who caught the photography bug from me) to some of the more prestigious buildings of Budapest. 82 more words