I wrote previously about this story and my views on it but since returning to China this tragedy has disturbed and irritated me beyond expectation. From stepping back into China the first question people ask me about my trip home is, firstly, if I survived and secondly ‘what is the story with this pitos, pistorus, … Continue reading Why Oscar’s story is sad for every South African . . .
I haven’t written in two weeks, mainly because I’ve have been home and have pretty much gone from breakfasts to lunches to dinners for two weeks solid – in and out of drunk and sober with as little sleep as possible trying to fit in as much time with the people I love! I suppose … Continue reading And the Oscar goes tooooooo . . . JAIL!
We’ve all had those moments, ones when we finish a race or get off a sports field and our instant reaction is an outburst of anger and complaint, generally because we know deep down WE are to blame. This of course is never instantly understood. Fortunately for most of us this ended during our teen … Continue reading Oscar PISSED-OFFrius should be ashamed!
I haven’t been very patriotic lately. It may be the fact that I’m living so far from home that every time I smell anything resembling a braai I try and lick the air, or it could be the fact that when you are outside the snow globe you can actually see how dirty it is … Continue reading Does sport save patriotism?!
Like, there is a legless man running in the Olympics or I got sent a press release that is actually interesting. I know I’m being a little mean (about the second one) but so seldom is it the case that I get sent something as blogger that interests me. We normally get flooded with endless … Continue reading Things you never thought you would say . . .
So Tiger is back on the throne he built! Thank everything that’s good in the world. Yes sure Rory gave us some moments of magic and showed the promise of the golfer he may one day become and he even gave us some great new Nike ads that made us believe we could have two … Continue reading We can start watching golf again . . .