Sho, but we are an angry bunch, aren’t we? The previously disadvantaged are angry about being currently disadvantaged, and their children are angry about being underprivileged. The not-really-underprivileged are angry about the situation of the actually-underprivileged, and angrier still at the actually-privileged for failing to do anything about it. The actually-privileged are angry about everyone […]
The year is 2023. The Proteas Rugby team, formerly known as the Springboks, run out onto the pitch for their Pool A match against New Zealand. The match is dubbed as the All Blacks versus the Actually Blacks, because the Proteas have only two white players in their World Cup squad… and they’re both on […]
I open my eyes. Something’s wrong. Very wrong. I’m in a world of trouble but I don’t know why. Then I see it; half-see it. I can’t bear to look at it dead-on but it’s there – a shadowy malevolence, burning black in the corner of my room. It wants to hurt me. It is hurt, it is […]
I’m currently living in Athens – the epicentre of a country that has just defaulted; and the eye of potentially the greatest financial shit storm ever to hit Europe.
The disparity of wealth in South Africa, for me, seems set in stone.
It seems that, after that fateful evening in 1999 when Alan (White Lightning) Donald showed the world how not to take a single, I was destined to write this article.
“Mammy!” came the call from Eoin’s plump, naïve lips. But his mammy couldn’t hear him above the sound of her hair-dryer. He shouted as loud as he could this time. “Mammy can I go to Joseph’s?!” Crinkling the skin of her orange forehead, she announced in a robotic South African tone, that Eoin could visit his spindly little […]
“We control eight provinces very well. We are looking at taking over the Western Cape very soon, starting with the local government elections in 2016″ – Jesse Duarte, ANC Deputy Secretary General
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for Total Aniallation. For anyone who cares, here it is. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,100 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 35 trips to carry that […]