Friends & Friction: There are no miracles in baboons’ buttocks

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A good and conscious brother, Chris, tweeted his response to one of my previous columns, “To save SA we must learn to fly” (March 19 2017).

Among the beautiful things he said was this sentence: “I assume a level playing field.”

Chris, my brother, the field is never level. It is always built on a slope.

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