Monthly Archives: August 2010

Blast! Plato loses the plot and before you can say ‘tower’ it’s all fallen apart

BB minus 30 (11.30am): I pull my bit of the wishbone. Khwezi, my six-year-old son, pulls his bit. It is serious business. The puller who emerges with the largest piece of the bone is allowed to make a wish. There … Continue reading

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Be afraid – be very afraid

 If you spent last Friday under your duvet then, my son, you are a triskaidekaphobe. Either that or you are a friggatriskaidekaphobe. No, not that either? Then you are just a good old fashioned slacker. A triskadekaphobe is someone who … Continue reading

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So many agents in cross rehab

I was panicking. It was quarter-to-deadline and I was fresh out of column ideas. I had nothing, nil, nada, nought, zero and zilch. I was about to fake a heart attack when my computer pinged. I had mail. Could it … Continue reading

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A shit zoo and other animal puns

A tiger, a goose or two, a dog, lots of rats (including one who sang like a canary), a jailbird, a sheepish horse and another dog – animals of all shapes, sizes and barks dominated the news this week. But … Continue reading

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