Monthly Archives: August 2012

The ANC Lunar League: True power starts with a party

“Floyd, I have one word for you – Armstrong!” “Yes, you are the mighty Juju, no matter what the Zumas and Ramaphosas do to you, but I have one query – and please don’t take this the wrong way, glorious … Continue reading

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A dummy’s guide to going cold turkey

Her eyes are blood red. “I-I-I-I n-n-n-need…,” she stammers, but I hush her. “It will be okay,” I say. “It’s going to be fine. Let’s just get through the night.” She’s at war with her demons – she’s fighting her … Continue reading

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Kevin Pietersen’s text messages to the Proteas revealed

  The Kevin Pietersen SMS scandal inspired @aclueaday, one of the world’s finest cyber-cruciverbalists, to compile this crossword clue: Offensive messenger with even stinkier PE clobber (5,9).* The messages were about KP’s teammates – talk about a Bitch Report. I … Continue reading

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All clues point towards life on the Red Planet

I’m trying to solve a crossword clue – Skill I found in fellow who lives in another world (7) – when Khwezi tugs on my sleeve. “Dad,” says my eight-year-old boy. We’re outside looking at the stars. “Dad,” says Khwezi … Continue reading

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I’m training for the Olympic Wordnastics

  Doctor employs magic at tournament (7, 5).* I’m trying to solve this clue compiled by gifted tweet cruciverbalist @aclueaday and I’m watching the Olympic Games. How the hell do the gymnasts get their bodies to twist, twirl and tumble? … Continue reading

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