Category Archives: Current Affairs


Today it rained, And water we gained, Today it rained, and after that it rained some more, Today it rained, And you’d be hare-brained Not noticing the water we did score; Today it rained, And I have refrained From mentioning … Continue reading

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The racist ‘Poor Little Me’ complex carried to extremes.


An article currently appearing on MSN news: JOHANNESBURG – “You speak English so well” are words many people of colour in South Africa have heard at least once in their lifetime. However well-intended it may be, though, it’s simply offensive. … Continue reading

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Traffic Light Solicitors of Handouts BEE Imbalances


  Black Economic Empowerment Or B E E for short, Is meant to say how many sent, From each race, in jobs to sort. But means all those who blacker show Are to be put in jobs, For whites, though, … Continue reading

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Something to Hoot About


That was just for fun and to reintroduce the topic of my writing and that with which I am associated. In which connection (drumroll) you may recall a certain post about a certain Decision that followed one on Christmas Day … Continue reading

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Really Awful Rhyme at England Getting the Boot


— I have now deleted the draft and entirely reposted… —  — Yesterday I posted the following after posting the night before, but no post seems to have been posted. What, I wonder, is going on? Will this also vanish … Continue reading

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An Inglorious Forth


  Today’s a day of mourning For the so Dis-USA; On this day came the dawning Of when all hell came to play, They left the British Umpire That made them stick to rules, Now have a flaming Trump-pyre, Which … Continue reading

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Chews to predict the fuchsia!


  Headmaster to school leavers wrapped sweets for each will give, Before his lecture on how their lives they all should live. This is done so all of them there fully understands, ‘Remember that the fruit-chew is resting in your … Continue reading

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