Carine Hartman
Chief sub-editor
2 minute read
18 Dec 2021
5:00 am

No jab, no Xmas, for vaxx’s sake

Carine Hartman

I know, it’s hard not to hug if you haven’t seen her for six months, but at least kiss her cheek with a mask on, for vaxx’s sake.

Vaccines at the Discovery vaccine centre at Gallagher estate in Midrand on 7 July 2021. Picture: Neil McCartney

You cancelled my Christmas, you anti-vaxxer you. Instead of 12 carefully selected guests around my tinsel table on Saturday, you whittled it down to five – just my safe family. Hardly six months ago you sat around that same table telling fully jabbed me: “I’m not anti-vaxx. I just want to wait and see first…” Well, your wait-and-see cost me my Christmas. All because you last week chose to hug my fairest Cape daughter up here for some special time with us Jozis. I know, it’s hard not to hug if you haven’t seen her for six months, but at...