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  • 07 Jun 2017
    Praise for Henk Bolhuis travel column - and for ‘excellent’ CXPRESS!

    I am really enjoying Henk’s Australian travelogue - so much so that I cut it out each week and send it to my South African family in Sydney.
    The story on Sydney Opera House [read it on page 2 of the May 24 edition at www.cxpress.co.za] was particularly interesting, and I wonder if Henk knows...

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  • 07 Jun 2017
    A different ‘cattle’ of fish?

    Apropos the Kenya camels featured on page 11 in CXPRESS of May 17, here’s even more for the Plettenberg Bay Beach Set to be thankful about - for the moment, that is. Warning: these beach invasions, and probable consequences thereof, are migrating south. They’re already just north of East...

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  • 31 May 2017
    Account of puppy abuse on Knysna beach enrages readers

    The letter in your edition of May 17 regarding the abuse of puppies at Coney Beach in Knysna, refers [turn to page 11 of that issue at www.cxpress.co.za].
    It’s just unbelievable that a so-called mother can sit there and watch her stupid children treat small puppies as described in the letter....

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  • 24 May 2017
    Abandoned Choo-Tjoe track could still become our own Munda Biddi

    From your cover story in CXPRESS of May 17 [read it on page 5 of that edition at www.cxpress.co.za], I gather that minister Alan Winde is now a keen follower of cross-country cycle routes. This makes a refreshing change from his years of flying the flag for the Choo-Tjoe.
    It’s a pity that he...

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  • 17 May 2017
    Tsitsikamma Toll Road users held ransom

    I have always been intrigued by what exactly the Public Protector does. Aren’t the police there to (very loosely) serve and protect? So, presumably the Public Protector has mandate where the police don’t.
    With this in mind I wrote to Thuli Madonsela about the Tsitsikamma Toll Road, which had...

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