Snitches get stitches but, boy, does SA need more whistle-blowers

Most of us know of a situation worth getting a few stitches for

11 October 2020 - 00:01

Even when I was eight years old I knew I'd be a weekly columnist for the biggest newspaper in the land. And what good is a columnist if he doesn't have a bag full of anecdotes? It is for this reason (and only this reason) that I would sometimes do my best Spider-Man impression and scale the Mazibukos' fence to gain access to their yellow cling peach tree. We call this phase of my life “research”.

Everyone knows the sweetest, juiciest peaches are always at the very end of the least stable branch of any fruit tree. One mistake and it would be snap, tumble and crack a bone...

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