Monthly Archives: January 2011

Word Power your groove back

Feeling tired and run down? Flat and shabby? Derelict and depressed? We have developed the bleeding-edge, out-of-the-box, brand-spanking new Power Clue – and, we don’t mean any disrespect, but it looks like you need it desperately. Yes, you! Using the … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about SACS, baby

Khwezi got out of bed and rubbed his eyes. It was a big day; his first day of big school. I helped him shape his tie into a Windsor knot – the fancy knot my father taught me to tie. … Continue reading

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Get the balance right

 “Dad, you need to let go!” he said fiercely. I couldn’t. I held on to him. “You need a bit more time; you’re not ready.” “I am,” he insisted. “Dad, let go! Now! Please!” On Saturday Khwezi, my son, wanted … Continue reading

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Yapp anywhere, everyone

The clock ticked over to the hour of pumpkin. Twenty-double-one had arrived. I nudged awake The Shrink, my crossword companion. “Whatsit?” she said. “Happy New Year,” I replied. “Happy, shmappy,” she responded. A minute later the room was filled with … Continue reading

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Stumped by Bouch the Grouch

It’s my fault the Proteas lost the Test against India this week. I’m sorry, Biff and co. You see, when Mark Boucher walked to the crease with South Africa in trouble at 136/5 I wasn’t feeling particularly patriotic. South Africa … Continue reading

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