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Bernard Allen

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Bernard Allen is passionate about justice, logic, humour, and the arts.

Language as an Allen key or crowbar?

My status updates on the increasingly ubiquitous Facebook platform don’t normally generate much in the way of interesting, meaningful discussion. Admittedly I’m probably to blame…

We get robbed by car guards daily

Car guard. Those two words and the encounters they imply elicit a maelstrom of knee-jerk responses in me, some of which negative and some, well,…

Kommetjie whales: Did emotion trump logic?

I was deeply moved as much as the next animal lover by the recent whale beaching in Kommetjie. As a diver, general marine enthusiast and…