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
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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
Via Satellite This weeks news has certainly been a mixed bag. I went on to Twitter to escape the storm of ‘isms that has dominated world media of late. I was reminded that it was 45 years ago today that Elvis Presley broadcast his performance Aloha from Hawaii Via Satellite live to the world. When I say the