THE WOLFPACK: WHAT TYPE OF HAMBURGER ARE YOU?

“There are only 40 people in the world and 5 of them are hamburgers.” Captain Beefheart. Captain Beefheart was a minor rock musician and I never listened to his music, but this quote of his rung true with me. I knew, somehow, that I was one of the only 5 hamburgers.The statement also rang true…

THE LEOPARD, MELVILLE: SUICIDE AND SEX (NOT NECESSARILY IN THAT ORDER)

  ‘What the frock are you wearing?!’ I exclaim. ‘More importantly, how much do you charge per hour?’ Miss Violet looks scrumptious. We laugh heartily and hug. We are both wearing dresses/ skirts and lipstick – for the sheer hell of it. Lunch and lipstick. ‘Frock Friday.’ The Leopard in Melville was the lucky recipient…

DULLSTROOM (DIE WORS WAS SO VARS, DIT WAS NOG AAN DIE BOER)

  1 January. Firstly, I would like to say I am glad I am still alive. To be more clear, I am surprised I am still alive. I was supposed to be at the Health Hydro, ushering in the new year sober, healthy and pure. Well, things did not quite work out that way. Instead,…