Category Archives: News Commentary

This is where I find an item from the world sources and add my own opinions.

The Old Masters – re-interpreted 127

At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month….. It is a sad thing to note; it seems that when humanity is at its lowest ebb, the most noble characters come to the fore. We can moralise … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 113

Well, we might as well do something topical for a change. No, I am not going to make any comment on hunting, canned or otherwise; besides, in ten months the world in general will have forgotten the dentist, so we … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 71

With that rather comforting cosmic predictability, Wednesday has arrived, hard on the heels of Tuesday night; and we can all breathe a word of thanks that South African officialdom has not yet got their greedy little paws on electronic communications … Continue reading

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Gun Control in South Africa–officially failed–because the criminals rule

South Africa has one of the most prohibitive and onerous gun control policies in the world. Yet, despite the drive for a gun-free South Africa, armed crimes have increased to the level where more murders have been committed in the … Continue reading

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A special remembrance day today

Today, dear reader we take a break from our Old Masters to remember a small group of people….. Many people in the civilised world wear the poppy as a token of respectful and grateful acknowledgement to soldiers and to honour … Continue reading

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Tribute to a hero of the African Soil

Today I want to acknowledge an elderly hero who has passed on. A true son of the African soil has gone to meet his Maker; a man who, quietly, thanklessly and tirelessly toiled for many decades under the African sun … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 26

I’ve just read in the Guardian that some rich plonker bought Francis Bacon’s three panelled painting “Three Studies of Lucian Freud” for a whopping US$142million!! Naturally, I thought I’d poke a bit of fun at it – but at a … Continue reading

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