Monthly Archives: May 2011

How a home affairs blaps created Anger

If our Department of Home Affairs was responsible for compiling America’s extra-judicial hit list, Barack Obama would be in serious trouble. You see, their employees have slippery fingers. And after Seal Team 6 had lined up the US president in … Continue reading

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Shoddy service Getz my goat

When I was seven my mother took me to buy shoes. The salesman measured my feet and brought shoes of different shades, sizes and styles. I was the, er, sole focus of his attention. He squeezed my big toe to … Continue reading

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Which party deserves your double cross?

A few years ago I went to a journalism conference in America. I’d never been to the US of A and I had my heart set on a New York bagel. I made my way to the Big Apple. I … Continue reading

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Down ’n out, and sometimes a cross

The Shrink and I agree on most things: Fracking (a bad idea); Lindt (an excellent one); Juju a future South African president (not so much); Samuel L Jackson (big fans); eggs (sunny side up); and telemarketers (there’s a special spot … Continue reading

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I was almost invited to the royal wedding

A week after Prince Will and the future Queen Kate announced their plans to get hitched, the phone rang. It was The Shrink. The reception wasn’t clear and our conversation consisted of “whats” and “say that agains” but there was … Continue reading

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