Monthly Archives: November 2014

Zuma’s new campaign: A Booty Life for All

Dear Diary RE: Hell, no, we won’t Mo! The Ed ordered me to grow a moustache to experience Mo’vember so I can write about it from the inside. He called it “method”. I don’t get this cancer awareness campaign: someone … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Lives: Powers to the People

Our second Extraordinary Life podcast features Penelope Jane Dunlop aka  PJ Powers  aka Thandeka, one of SA’s most successful musicians. PJ was nominated by Marianne Thamm, author, journalist, opinionista, stand-up comic and sit-down satirist, who wrote PJ’s memoirs. Marianne discusses PJ’s life with muso, … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Lives: King Arthur

My new project is a biographical podcast series called Extraordinary Lives, which celebrates the contribution that remarkable people have made on South Africa and the world. We ask a person we find inspiring to nominate the life of an extraordinary person … Continue reading

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Sorry to offend but Hofmeyr gets a new sponsor: Eskom

Dear Diary RE: Dummy on Dummy violence Steve Hofmeyr has taken out an interdict against puppet Chester Missing. It all started when Hofmeyr tweeted: “Sorry to offend but in my books Blacks were the architects of Apartheid” and Chester went all … Continue reading

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(DISS)Grace’s DISSertation: She Passed With DISStinction

Dear Diary  RE: Diss-Grace I’ve got my first international reporting assignment. Ok, it’s Zimbabwe, but international is international. I’m climbing the journo ladder three rungs at a time.  The editor wants me to investigate Grace Mugabe’s PhD. He believes Grace … Continue reading

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