September – South African songwriter Don Clarke
Uys has made me cry many times over the years, often with laughter – not always. A razor-sharp satirist, with or without eyelashes.
Empangeni, South Africa. 1980s. The Hammerman was climbing through windows & killing people with his weapon of choice. The Hammerman The Hammerman was the talk of town. He was a mystic thing. A legend, a myth – Like the Tokoloshe and other tales, except he was killing our friends and neighbours and the blood he
Don’t Sell a Lie for Votes – AKA MR RAMAPHOSA – AKA President x or PM Y News is trickier to untangle than my crochet wool. Surface news, fake news & 3 mystic triplets that may or not run the world got a bit much I just switched off. It’s hard living in a cocoon. Despite
Zuma Has Fallen Zexit has hogged the headlines in Africa ever since power was pried from the clutches of President Robert Mugabe & President Zuma took centre stage. Time might move slowly in Africa – But change can happen in the twinkling of an eye – Or at least as fast as Don Clarke can write a
Grass is Legal in South Africa The news burnt through the headlines. It’s legal to grow & smoke dagga. Like most facts of our times, this is true, but not quite. Judge Davis with two other judges concurring found that laws prohibiting the use of cannabis and the possession, purchase & cultivation of it in private