Die drie-maand oue verwelkomingsbrief

Goeiedag Bokke of kom ons sê dit in Japanees “Kon’nichwa Bokke” Voor ek met my gelukwensings vorendag kom wil ek eers net vir julle ʼn basiese verwelkoming gee. Ek het darem ʼn paar maniere (hopelik). Hoe voel dit om terug in die land te wees na agt weke in The Land of the Rising Sun? Het julle die trippie geniet? Lekker getoer? Ek hoop party … Continue reading Die drie-maand oue verwelkomingsbrief

Summer means swimming time

Buenos días (“Good day” in Spanish) How is everybody doing? I hope all this loadshedding doesn’t get you down? This is definitely not a reason I would give for #ImStaying in South Africa. It’s a good thing Eskom didn’t schedule loadshedding on Sunday during the Springboks quarterfinal-match against Japan, otherwise it would’ve caused a riot. Speaking of the Springboks, Japan gave us quite a scare. … Continue reading Summer means swimming time

Books, rugby and Survivor

Good day people of Ladysmith How is everybody doing? I’m proud to say this is my 25th column for the Gazette. I’m half way to fifty. A few things grabbed my attention last week. But first, did Hugo phone the police? I was shocked to my core when it was announced by MNET that there won’t be another season of Survivor SA next year, despite … Continue reading Books, rugby and Survivor