Striving for Gold – Checkers Champs

This morning, Shoprite Checkers Sea Point opened late. It was 8:03am and the crowd outside was growing restless. The mood was volatile and any sudden move could spark panic. I knew not to venture too close to the doors as

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Then they came for the Lindt

There are very few things that have thus far been untainted by Islamic fundamentalism. Chocolate is one of them. And of all the brands it is the Lindt name that has hovered suspiciously between the mortal and the celestial. It

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A Letter to my son

Dear Judah, Next week you become a Jewish man. Your family and your community will form a circle of love around you, and they will pulsate to the rhythm of your parents and your grandparents, and all of those who

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Failure of Power

The threat of a countrywide blackout is slowly sneaking into the public domain. A hint here and a veiled reference there, and suddenly it is all around us. It is slowly taking shape in our consciousness and we can’t quite

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