Monthly Archives: March 2011

When the super moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie…

“We’re going to watch the super moon,” The Shrink, my crossword comrade, announced. Khwezi harrumphed loudly. “I’d rather watch Superman,” he snorted. Seven-year-olds don’t have much of a sense of occasion. “The super moon is special,” The Shrink explained. “The … Continue reading

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Stroke of genius

I have a confession to make: sometimes I wear spandex. On Sunday I climbed on to my trusty steed and took part in the Not-The-Cape-Times Pick n Pay Cycle Tour. I nearly didn’t make it on to my bike, though. … Continue reading

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A crossword event to end cross words

From: Jonathan Ancer To: The Editor, Cape Times Sent: 10 March 2011 04:16 PM Subject: Let rep note mad Manuel’s missive (4, 6)* Dear Ms Dasnois Since this is the season of open letters I thought I’d pen one to … Continue reading

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If the shoe fits… put it in mouth

I was on my way to the airport when I saw a Cape Times poster: “Foot in mouth hits South Africa”. There must be something in the water because this unfortunate disease is spreading in our fine land. I wondered … Continue reading

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