HERITAGE DAY. GERMISTON STYLE.

During a Heritage Day braai in my backyard, the following differences between myself and my new neighbours became apparent.The neighbours were: young, Zulu and stone cold sober. Moreover, they had a sparkly blue pool and I did not. It was a very hot day, even in the shade of the mulberry tree. “Let’s ask the…

IT’S NOT ‘FREE’ IF I AM PAYING FOR IT, POEPOL!

I’ve stripped my moer for these blooming students now! Hear ye! Hear ye! This is the most important paragraph of this whole piece: The Government does not have any money! Not a single cent. It gets all its money from taxpayers! So when you are asking the ‘government’ for ‘Free’ education, you are asking ME,…

MATISSE? PFFFT! I AM BETTER THAN HIM.

An artist who could see into the future. Ahead of current trends. At times reviled. At times, revered. Bold art. Uncompromising. Startling in its simplicity. Genius in its complexity. Matisse is also not bad. The thing that struck me the most at my recent visit to the Henri Matisse exhibition at the Standard Bank Gallery…