World Cup – a time to shine?

The ceremony has just begun. Less than a minute ago. South Africa – this is your opportunity to show the world that you can be taken seriously. Please don’t let us down.

Ten minutes into the ceremony – the stadium is still less than 70% full – no doubt as a result of the badly planned public transport – you can’t drive to the stadium – you have to be transported there via the “Rea Vaya” transport system…..

So far – the hosts of the next World Cup won’t have to try too hard to equal the SA effort.

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About Freud Fission Chips

Despite the banality of the name, FFC has led an intensely varied life. Grateful for surviving almost three years as a 'troepie' (soldier for non-South African Readers) in the Angolan war, he determined to wring as much out of life as possible. Currently providing Business Analysis services, trading on the stock market and developing web pages to pay the bills, FFC also dabbles in wildlife, landscape and people photography, writing, and far too many interests for his own good. He has also travelled extensively in southern Africa (working on the sound theory that a moving target is more dificult to hit). These peregrinations also include over 1500kms on foot through some of the worlds most spectacular scenery. It hasn't all been plain sailing, beer and skittles, and endless beds of roses... Chief amongst the prerequisites for surviving Africa, with its mind-bending characteristics, is an appropriate sense of humour.... So, for now, he will be recounting the amusing among the annoying, the frustrating wrapped in the funny and extracting the mirth from the melancholy... Oh yes, there might be some alliteration too.
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