Doomsday, what doomsday?: And the shopping goes on

2012-12-21 00:00

‘The Witness’ visited the Liberty Midlands Mall yesterday to see if any shoppers had some last-minute ‘doomsday’ shopping to get done, and what the items on their lists were.

Courtney Stock (19), Johannesburg: ‘I really don’t believe the world is going to end, but I would like to buy a really nice dress.’

Desiree Pillay (32), Northdale: ‘I’m going to buy lots of candles and lights. Because, worst case scenario, if the world ends there won’t be light.’

Vincent Ngidi (40), Ashdown: ‘I bought some groceries for my family, and presents for my wife and kids like CDs and games.’

Courtney Snyders (17), PietermaritZburg: ‘It’s my mum’s birthday. So I’m going around to as many different stores to try find a gift for her just in case the world doesn’t end.’

Trent Powell (16), Camperdown: ‘I’m shopping for a bunch of shirts, shorts and sneakers. Pretty much more clothes, so that if I go out I can look good.’

Akash Singh (22), Chase Valley: ‘I want to buy an iPhone 5 because it’s the last thing I need to get on my bucket list.’

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