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V.G.B, the SABC and e-tv

Ah, splendid! A welcome return of letters to The Southern Suburbs Tatler, although this one is an SMS, I believe. (To express your viewpoint via this particular medium to this particular publication, SMS “TAT” (yes, really) to 32263.) That what V.G.B did. V.G.B lives in Pinelands, so we probably shouldn’t take his/her viewpoint too seriously, […]

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Speed Kills

Ladies and Gentlemen, I have returned to the Southern Suburbs Tatler. And therein to the Letters Page. That’s where I found this beautiful piece of writing. Although, having described it thus, I should point out that I do have a few issues with it, which I will share below: Speed Kills On Monday March 11, […]

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What exactly happened up at the university?

Ah, the bizarre otherworldliness of the Southern Suburbs Tatler letters page. We’ve mentioned it here several times before, but yesterday’s edition gave us no less than two (2) examples of just how odd the folk that write into this freebie rag are. Firstly, a simple and straightforward request from Douglas Rose-innes of Rondebosch: I am […]

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Counter Attacks

“When I’m feeling blue, all I have to do, is take a look at you, then I’m not so blue.” So sang Phillip “it is here” Collins in his hit Against All Odds. Quite why he couldn’t find another word to rhyme with “blue”, particularly with the massive lexicographical¬†selection available to him, I have no […]

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Rogue Abyssinian is a menace

The batty residents of Claremont are at it again in the invaluable Southern Suburbs Tatler: To the owner of the roaming Abyssinian cat in the Lynfrae Avenue area: your cat comes into my home on a daily basis to eat my cats’ food, to urinate in and against my kitchen cupboards and other furniture, and […]

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