Danie Toerien
2 minute read
26 Apr 2022
4:00 am

Like test cricket, Babalas can go for days with no positive result

Danie Toerien

Long story short: Babalas belongs at home.

Picture: Gallo Images/Alet Pretorius

I was very naughty. On Saturday, I had a little party with some friends and, unfortunately, someone decided to drag Bacchus along. As some of you (privately, but never in good company) will attest, he is a very persuasive character, twisting our rubber arms every which way. Enough said. So the next morning, I found myself on holy ground with a splitting headache at what felt like the crack of dawn. I was broken. Two mugs of coffee, a shower, half a tube of toothpaste, and an envelope of powder (of the pain-relieving kind) had little effect. Babalas is like...