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Llewellyn Kriel

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Time to get your own back

While competition, we have been told ad nauseam, is good because it forces prices down and service up, I am not so sure any more.…

Memories of a moving church

As the son of an Anglican preacher man in the Northern Cape (when it was still only a part of the Cape province — not…

Sweetch orf de geezas!

Can you believe the asinine, parochial, juvenile response of the government to one of the worst crises this country has ever faced? Sweetch orf yo…

What did you ignore today, daddy?

“Govt was warned about power” — the lead headline on News24 trumpeted this morning. Apparently some municipal boffin warned last century that darkness was on…

The first time I met Mandela

The first time I met Nelson Mandela I learnt some important things. The second time I met him those things were confirmed. Like all journalists…

The Magnificent Seven and one survivor

Apology: This is quite a long blog. Please bear with me. There are seven facets to each person’s being for the duration he or she…

Brief: Feeling suicidal?

I was feeling really down last night. Da blues had got me good ‘n strong. I was lonely, confused and deeply depressed. I decided this…

Dear Chris, I am here — God

Dear Chris, It was so good to hear from you again, although it would be nice to hear from you when things are going well…