Geared for load shedding at Liz at Lancaster

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Load shedding (planned) versus power outage  Eskom, a South African parastatal, is the country’s main supplier of electricity. For reasons too depressing and lengthy to go into here, there is a serious national shortage of power supply. So for some 12 years now South Africa has been subjected to what it terms ‘load shedding’, which […]

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Sifiso “Moses” Sithole

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In B.C days – not millennia ago –  just Before Covid, a friend and I were walking along the Spruit at Delta Park. We saw a man with a home-made poop-scoop, hard at work around the local land mark known as the Blue Bridge which crosses the Braamfontein stream. I was fascinated and went to […]

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The soft life in Africa

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As happy as a pig with a pillow A friend received this e-mail from a friend in Zim and sent me this picture and story which I thought was delightful. They had been away at a game park and on the first evening, while sitting in front of the fire in the bar, in walked a fully grown […]

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