Time is of essence, is knowing and just about everything

2015-10-15 06:00
thobile’s take
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Today, I am in a bit of rush to get this article before deadline. DEADLINE.

This is the time after which no editor would accept any articles for publication. PRINTERS.

This is where the paper is printed before publication. So the editor needs to make their time, too.

So, pardon the errata in this missive. Time will be when I reword, rewrite and resend.

Hahaha, gotcha! I am in no rush whatsoever.

Hmmmm. Our beloved but heartbreaking Banana Banana are playing some inspired football in America but it does not heal the festering wound courtesy of Mauritania. Even the Springboks, have come back and redeemed themselves after a shaky start in the Rugby World Cup.

We are now looking forward to the quarter finals. People who were talking transformation in rugby are now quiet, maybe they will pick up where they left off after the world cup should the Springboks lose.

It is funny how our political landscape has become after the advent of the so-called democracy. There is a time to take a break and a time to press on issues. This brings me to the topic of this missive and others to follow.

As some of you may know, I like the idea of engaging with lots of people or vice versa. ISSUES.

I try my best to educate myself more by listening to people and watching the news. The only thing I still need to pass muster is reading, and I admit, I have fallen back on this hobby nowadays, as opposed to my school days. Could it have been because of fear of the corporal stick.

I guess then that I am just one of the millions of Black people who shy away from reading, as is the great perception about us.

I met a knowledgeable person the other day at one of the functions I attended. Knowledgeable yes, because he was so eloquent in his diction, be it about politics or social issues. LECTURER.

He seemed like an authority on many issues.

Of course, it started with me claiming that Mzantsi or the Western Cape is not proving better for people of colour.

Yoh! Ndayinyathela inyoka emsileni.

If you want to know more of what transpired, catch me here next week

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