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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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Book Review – Koevoet – by Jim Hooper

Mention the word “Koevoet” to most people who have heard of The Angolan War (1966 to 1989) and you will hear answers ranging from awed whispers, to howls of outrage about the so-called savage white oppressors who mercilessly defended the … Continue reading

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How to be a criminal in Malawi…

No blog is complete without a good dose of lavatorial humour. This one is no exception http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1351174/African-country-set-make-breaking-wind-crime.html We at the Institute can now reveal that we are directly responsible for this travesty of justice. The findings of our research were … Continue reading

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BEE & Affirmative Action – Monumental Fail

I have, to all intents and purposes, been unemployed since the beginning of 2006. Naturally, I’ve not just sat around and moped – I’ve walked around quite a lot too. During my job search period, I’ve attended 64 interviews with … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Sunday evening…

This afternoon, I made the 1000km trip from Johannesburg to East London (that’s a town in South Africa, not an area in England). While en route, and mindful of the fact that we were at 34 000 feet (or 422 432 metric … Continue reading

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