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    Vincent

    Sy naam was Vincent. Nie Vincent van Gogh nie, maar net Vincent. Hy was die neef van die digter-sjef Zane Beswick wat hom hier weer in woorde laat herleef.

    Flintstones en feeste

    "Elmboë en ongerief. Dis waaraan tafels my laat dink," skryf Lise Beswick. Maar eintlik jok sy. Want tafels laat haar duidelik aan baie meer dink soos wat hierdie heerlike, en ook diep, rubriek wys.

    ‘I’m 57 years old and I’ve made my first online purchase thanks to lockdown’

    Online shopping has been a god sent during this pandemic, writes Anonymous, who has been self-isolating for the past two-and-a-half months. Having said that, can someone please beam her back to the golden, grubby days of yore?

    Lockdown Eclipse

    Beth Hunt is not only an award-winning writer and poet, she is also the co-owner of the legendary Hemingways bookshop in Hermanus. Lockdown Eclipse is her latest poem. She describes it this way: "It certainly expresses how I feel about the tragedy of the coronavirus. So much joie de vivre is now missing."

    Errieda du Toit deel ‘Mrs J se Marvellous Melktert’

    Errieda du Toit Die son begin sak oor Melktertdag 2020 en gooi lang skaduwees oor Ruiterbos,...

    Giddy-up!

    Cartoon: Ratel.

    Oor lysies maak om te onthou

    In hierdie heerlike rubriek vertel Danie Botha van sy lysies. Hy maak wenslysies, inkopielysies, lysies oor die nuutste lockdown-regulasies. Hy't selfs 'n lysie gemaak van die Nama woorde wat hy onthou. Maar met soveel lysies om hom kan dinge lol ...

    Gedagtes uit die stoepkombuis

    Die digter-sjef Zane Beswick se gedig Die Grendelstaat-Ontvlugters vertel van eksotiese reise, herinneringe, en die lekkerte van tuisbly.

    Tippie Enslin’s Recipe for Lazy Man’s Berry Pie

    Tippie Enslin Crust• 1 Roll Thawed Puff Pastry• 1 ½ Cup mixed fresh berries• Beans...

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    Medical aid: Eish!

    Medical aids. Don't talk to her about them! So complains a reader of The Grotto, who is battling her medical aid at this very moment.

    Taal lawwigheid: Snuf in die neus kry

    Dis glo reg om te sê "Die snuf in die neus kry" eerder as "snuf in die neus kry." Ek sou verskil daarmee. Ek los altyd 'die' uit en dink dit klink beter so vir my.

    Gerook, gedrink, gerangskik

    In hierdie liriese essay skryf Lise Beswick oor 'n boom wat so groot is dat jy hom van die maan kan sien en blare wat kraak soos pakkies chips as jy oor hulle loop.
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