Tag Archives: Johannesburg

If a ward falls in the forest…

25 November 2015

This article is a follow-up to the last one. I look more closely at how the DA has done in by-elections since 2011, and I discover (not surprisingly) that the DA is more likely to report its successes than its failures

One for the books: in which I receive some valuable family heirlooms

29 January 2015

My Aunt Z called me (she’s actually my mom’s first cousin but Jews also roll with cousin-aunties) and told me that there were books on offer for me and Sky. That’s a bit like telling a balding Elvis that a chest freezer filled with fried-peanut-butter-and-banana sandwiches had just been discovered. That’s how we found ourselves […]