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Awww, GUST blows in with a blast!


  August is our month of gales and the first of these was duly dished up today (now yesterday) with all the trimmings. Nevertheless, it has been an amazing opening to the month. I started by tracking down some useful … Continue reading

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Trying time trying tying puppet strings back together.


A judgment that dismisses an appallingly biased and inept head of the National Prosecuting Authority, Shaun Abrahams, is to be appealed by President Jacob Zuma. This is hardly a surprise. Although a disaster at running a country, Zuma has brought appeals … Continue reading

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A Really Awful Job That Gets You in a Flap


South Africans in need of work Have got it in the bag – By roadside you just need to lurk, And flap a big red flag The job requirements are few: As long as you can stand Then all else … Continue reading

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