The Big Read: Twitter is not just for twits

25 January 2016 - 02:04 By Darrel Bristow-Bovey

Recently I sat down next to one of the better-known Economic Freedom Fighters. We were side by side at the bar, so we fell into conversation. We didn't become best friends, but we discoursed enjoyably on the comparative merits of berets as opposed to other headgear in the warm weather. I told him that if I'd known I was going to run into him I would have tried to bring him some land as a gift and he assured me that he would accept a drink instead.

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