Tounge and Cheek

Tongue in cheek

Anon. E Mouse According to a senior lead economist, the innumerable problems, as well as incompetency of Eskom is causing South Africa a whopping R1 billion per loadshedding stage per 24 hours. Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said that Eskom is in a crisis and it could damage our economy. Really, as if we did […]

Tounge and Cheek

Tongue in cheek

Anon E. Mouse “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely,” Lord Acton said. Who remembers Idi Amin?  The Ugandan dictator/ politician/president and military officer. His rule gained notoriety for its sheer brutality and oppressiveness and rumours of cannibalism abounded. But, I do not want to discuss Idi Amin. In South Africa today, small-time […]

Tounge and Cheek

Tongue and cheek

Anon E Mouse Hopefully, most Sabie residents came through the holiday season unscathed and un-scythed, and that the feisty residents of Sabie are bright-eyed and bushy-tailed for 2019. Trying to sound not too pessimistic about what the New Year might bring, it is reasonable to accept that we will experience the same recurring problems, with […]

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Bietjie Herderstassie tee…

Michéle du Plessis Capsella bursa-pastoris, herderstassie of Shepard purse, het vele name, waaronder Lady’s purse, Mother’s-Heart, Sanguinary, Shepherd’s Heart en Bourse-à-Pasteur, Bourse de Capucin enkele is. Tog, die naam van die plantjie tower ʼn romantiese beeld op van lang vervloë dae waar die herder sy kos saamgedra het en dit in ʼn pastorale landskap, so […]