Jennie Ridyard
2 minute read
9 May 2022
6:10 am

Falling into an obvious pothole, Bob

Jennie Ridyard

One does not need to be fully immersed in something or somewhere to have an opinion about it.

Pile of printed newspapers. Picture: iStock

As Oscar Wilde said, there is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about and that’s not being talked about. So I like it when people write to the newspaper about me. I like to know someone - besides my mom - has read this column, and had feelings about it, positive or negative. Last week, one poor chap was roused to irate penmanship because I called South Africa the most beautiful country in the world. ALSO READ: Standing with Naledi Pandor and Ukraine We’ll call him Bob, because that’s his name. Bob detailed every Sefrican evil...