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  • 04 May 2013
    On dissing the George chicken law

    Mr Greeff, you and your mother know that it is illegal to have chickens in town (see ‘Screaming chickens ruffle feathers in George’ on the News & Views page of issue 360). Why don't you obey the law?
    In your ‘defence’, I can see that you are trying to sidestep the real issue, which is...

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  • 30 Jan 2013
    Nothing confusing about the harm caused by smoking

    The letter ‘Shift focus from smoke to road rules’ in CXPRESS of January 16 refers.

    ‘Not Confused’ is obviously one of the pariahs of civilised society - you must be a smoker to get on your high horse and vent your embarrassment at being a smoker on someone who criticises your revolting...

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  • 30 Jan 2013
    Crags vet clinic wows

    Dear reader, I want you to know that Auntie Laura is a very special vet. I am a cross Jack Russell/ Fox Terrier and my name is Teddy Erridge-Thompson.

    Three weeks ago, just before my first birthday, I bravely killed my second adult male boomslang. He got me on the ear and I became a very sick...

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  • 30 Jan 2013
    Knysna park marred by lawn-mowers’ languor

    I took this picture of the park on George Rex Drive between Bosun’s Pub and the African Market, on January 18. A resident of Lower Old Place, I frequently use this area to walk my dogs, as do many other Knysna locals.

    Our refuse is removed on Friday mornings, but some put their rubbish out on...

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  • 16 Jan 2013
    Shell boycott won’t stop fracking but will hurt local business

    Lately a lot is going on regarding fracking in the Karoo, especially since the moratorium has been lifted. One can learn all the pros and cons in the press, on television, on the internet, etc., and various anti-fracking activists are now calling for a nationwide boycott of all Shell service...

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