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    I’ve been around the block a few times. I’ve met my fair share of people in places I’ve visited, lived, and worked. Many of them

    Africa

    The gods must be crazy

    When I stumbled across South African writer Damon Galgut, I was well impressed. I’d just been to South Africa and as is my wont, had

    Selfish? Perhaps

    A few years ago, I was invited to South Africa by an amazing woman, EK where I met many of her wonderful friends. Two who

    Light from a big sky

    Late afternoon. April. South Africa. The sun starts to set and this particular part of the world is bathed in a godly light. Cecile B.

    All eyes on me

    Alaska. South Africa. Could two places be more different? And yet, while in South Africa recently, Alaska kept popping into my head. And it started

    Playing with the elephants

    A number of years ago, while sitting in her house in Slough, the indomitable EK promised that some day, she’d take me to play with

    Coming out of the closet

    Since coming to terms with the fact that I fancied the geeky Malcolm (the birdwatcher in the 1980s TV comedy Watching) it’s been years since I’ve had

    Budapest Times articles

    A little knowledge is a dangerous thing

    The more I learn about the world, the more I realise how little I actually know. Last week, what I knew about South Africa had

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