Category Archives: Current Affairs

Here Currently; Hair Today; Gone Tomorrow


We are back to the famous Load Shedding. The power utility is once again unable to cope, is running out of fuel and capacity, and has equipment breaking down faster than they can repair it. So they go back to … Continue reading

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Politibabble


I am becoming sick of the mindless words or phrases repeated over and over again by those on media or public platforms. Pretentious substitutes that have far better and more succinct replacements. My collection of this bilge so far includes … Continue reading

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Shed Up, Curse It!


Back to ‘loads that are now shed’I just simply went to bed;Now that lights have come back on,Back to blogging I have gone. Seems quite crazy that time spentOn one’s blogging, with intent,Must depend on current’s whim —Oops, did I … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me: and a Brief History.


One short of eighty years today There came a great event, For that is when there came our way Yours truly, mischief bent; To end of war, and more and more Of conflicts through the years, Through all absurdities the … Continue reading

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Current Affairs: You can even see the wallpaper frieze!


This iceberg has just washed up on Durban Beach. Well, if you can believe it is a natural iceberg, surely washing up on our beach is credible? Actually, it IS a natural iceberg, but it only feels as if it … Continue reading

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A Good Dog and a Question of Licence


Here we have Loki in the only mode where he is out of mischief. He actually takes delight at being yelled at. With new legislation that spanking in the home is illegal, he is probably going to take over completely. … Continue reading

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Dead Backward


So Ebagum at long last popped his clogs, After sending a great country to the dogs; Although it is so often clearly said One should abstain from speaking ill of dead, He was dead stupid, or an evil man, To … Continue reading

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