Taking back our beaches

Following the decision to ban all driving on our beaches this all changed for the worst.

No place for ostrich mentality

Perhaps it is human nature to deliberately shut oneself off from the never-ending flood of barbarism that rules in South Africa today.

LONDON LETTER: Running the job interview gauntlet

On an impulse, I walked into the Natal Mercury bureau and behind a desk that propelled the word ‘untidy’ to new heights sat a massive man with ham hocks for forearms and mutton chop ginger sideburns.

LONDON LETTER: Rhino KO count is on nine

Today, the rhino is not only on the ropes, but the KO count is on nine. One more and it’s out for good. It will be extinct. My grandchildren will never have the thrill of being chased by one, let alone see one.