Letters

CXPRESS readers love airing their views and the most enjoyable part of our job is receiving and sharing them. Sometimes friendly, sometimes fierce, always fiery and sincere – every single opinion counts towards building an informed, involved and participating CXPRESS community.

Please note that views expressed in this paper are not necessarily those of the Editors or Staff of CXPRESS. Pseudonyms may be used, but all correspondence must include the writer's name and contact details. We reserve the right to edit where we see fit.

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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
    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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  • 16 Jan 2013
    Yet another high season sans airfield...

    I think it would be only fair and proper to bring your readers up speed (as it were) on the collapse of negotiations with regard to the Plett Airport saga.

    In January 2011, I was part of a bidding group (the PlettAir Consortium) that included local hangar owners to respond to a Request for...

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  • 16 Jan 2013
    Shift focus from smoke to road rules

    Dear ‘Confused’, your letter dated December 19 and headed ‘What to do when smokers flout the law?’ refers.

    Before I provide my humble opinion, I would ask that you consider the following: do you always stick to the speed limit and never talk on your mobile while driving; do you drive...

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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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