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Llewellyn Kriel

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Proudly South African again!

Just when we need it most, hope has burst on to the South African scene in the form of the sunshine start of the 2008…

Could it be …

In a strictly hierarchical culture, the name of the game is follow the leader. Irrespective of how he/she/it became the leader, by fair means or…

Could this be my last blog?

I have a T-shirt brought back from the Newseum in Washington, DC, that reads: “Trust me, I am a reporter”. It’s the one I am…

First Eskom, now Telkom — who’s next?

I have promised to reveal what one good or positive trait of mine I would willingly relinquish if given the chance to live my life…

Oh Lord, it’s hard to be humble …

If you had your life over again, except you could choose to have one virtue, one grace, one of the things you consider good character…

Me — unplugged

I’ve been off the blog a few days now. Not because of Eskom (though Telkom is trying hard to regain its status as public enemy…

Could this be the start of something big?

“Sorry” is in the air. “Sorry” is everywhere. And it’s come for you and me! Suddenly, in an unprecedented move, the normally offensive members of…

Hits of our time

Ever alive with improbabilities, South Africa is exploding with anthems. Not content with lyrical pleas to the ghost of De la Rey to return from…

Choices, choices, choices …

To pick up your son, or not to pick up your son — That is the question, Whether tis nobler in the mind to let…

The silence of the frogs

Frogs. It’s all about the frogs. Or at least not just about frogs as such, but about what our little amphibian neighbours teach us. Ecologists…