Monthly Archives: April 2012

The small critter that is making the world a hotter place, one fart at a time.

For a long time cows have had a bum deal. They have been accused of contributing to global warming because of the amount of gas that comes out of their rear ends. Cows have paid the penalty. They are not … Continue reading

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Hell and high water… and the refugees from the newsroom.

The smoke could be seen from Kensington, black plumes against the highveld blue of an early morning autumn sky. Twitter announced it: “Fire at The Star newspaper building”. A fire took out part of the second floor of the building. … Continue reading

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