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Of Goose-stepping and Heron Volk

Here we have yesterday’s picture of the pool geese at young R’s school having just dived in for a little duck before the School Swimming Squad get in their way with their own ducking and diving training.  At this rate, I … Continue reading

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No show due to show – a fair affair, fair enough?

This shows why my attention is fully occupied at the moment.  The (takes deep breath) Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs for the Province of KwaZulu Natal (pant, pant) has organised – very well, I may say – a … Continue reading

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  I have often seen bloggers pontificating about nobody being entitled to judge others.  A lovely ideal, but we do it all the time whether conscious of it or not.  The trick is not to do it hastily or nastily. … Continue reading

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