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London to France: skulking along the Thames, arriving in Aigues-Morte

April 29, 2021


(Available on Daily Maverick: The great 7,000 mile kayak venture of 1967 began as a comedy of errors, and, with hindsight, many of the elements of farce came close to tragedy. But there were also some incredibly interesting, insightful, even uplifting, events along some 1,500km of sea, canals and rivers before, after nearly three […]

Sticks, stones, words & Adam Habib

April 8, 2021


(First published in City Press, April 04, 2021) Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. So goes an old adage. But, of course, words can be hurtful: it all depends on the context. But words, because they exist, cannot be made to de-exist and nor can the use of […]