Jun 16, 2012

The winter is cruel

The winter is cruel. Cold, merciless, without compassion and free of empathy. It insults us, strips out our comforts, reduces us to quivering wrecks and sends […]
May 22, 2012


Let it not be said that art is only the province of intellectuals and aesthetes. The cockblocking of the nation by an artist, the wounded pride […]
May 16, 2012

March 2.0

Constitutional Democracy is all about minorities. Sure, the majority gets to make the rules – but they don’t get to do so at the expense of […]
Apr 27, 2012

Freedom Day

Today we celebrate Freedom Day. It is the eighteenth anniversary of our democratic republic. We are emerging from our political and social adolescence, redoubtable and self-assured. […]
Mar 27, 2012

Minister of Wealth

I was tempted to give him the nasty epithet Moron Motsoaledi, but at a second thought believed it rude, unnecessary and precocious. I like our Minister […]
Mar 13, 2012


A messy match against the Auckland Blues on Saturday taught us one thing: That being a Bulls’ supporter is a complex thing. Well, it’s complex if […]
Mar 7, 2012

Blink 182

I did a stupid thing last night. I drove my car at 182 km/h on the way back from the airport and was pulled over by […]
Mar 5, 2012

What’s going on!?

What is wrong with people? Quite a lot, it turns out, especially once you really get to know them. I am laden like a scapegoat with […]