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?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.Continue reading “Summer means swimming time”

Let it rain for food

Good day people of Ladysmith How is everybody doing? I think it’s safe to say the summer is here. I’m sure we all can feel it in the air. I already took my swimming trunks out of the cupboard and the only thing I still need to do is buy some Sunblock or After-sun, thenContinue reading “Let it rain for food”

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 thereContinue reading “Books, rugby and Survivor”

Tief se ‘Squad’

Goeiedag my liewe lesers Hoe gaan dit met julle? Lyk my dinge gaan rof in die buiteland. China wil vir Hong Kong oorneem Daar is bakleiery in Khasmir Boris Johnson en sy regering maak reg om die EU te verlaat. Sonder ʼn ooreenkoms of te not. In Amerika probeer die Demokrate nog steeds mag vanContinue reading “Tief se ‘Squad’”