One day a florist went to a Knysna barber for a haircut. After the cut, he asked the barber for his bill. The barber replied, “I cannot accept money from you. I’m doing charity service this week.” The florist was pleased and left the shop. When the barber went to open his shop the next morning, there was a ‘Thank You’ card and a dozen roses waiting for him at his door. Later, a traffic officer went for a haircut. When he tried to pay his bill, the barber again replied, “I cannot accept money from you. I’m doing charity … ‘Click here to read full article…’
About Mike Hampton
Fierce lover of Knysna, the prettiest town in South Africa. Activist, avid writer and founder of Love Knysna and Knysna Website Design. Community worker through Love Knysna Projects, a voluntary association aiming to put educational smiles on children and bring the community of Knysna closer together.
This is an audio recording of Knysna Fire Chief Clinton Manuel threatening me, Mike Hampton, 6 weeks after the Knysna Fire in which I lost my possessions. This was the second time he’d threatened me. I post this audio because I heard that Manuel, behind the scenes, denied threatening me. I want to prove 100% that he did and that he doesn’t deserve to be head of the Knysna Fire Department. In fact, he should be banned from being a fireman in South Africa. 1. I’d already laid a complaint against Manuel for threatening me. That provides context and continuity … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Before you read this detailed complaint, take a long moment to Imagine been down on the ground, injured and in awful pain. Someone’s shadow looms over you. You ask for help. They kick you in the teeth… again and again and again and again and again… Democratic Alliance (DA) supporters and politicians, their opposition and victims should read this Great Knysna Fire & Intimidation Complaint. It remains unanswered by the Western Cape Government and the DA for 4 months. I believe that the refusal to respond is linked to deliberate cover-up of government responsibility for the fire and, in the … ‘Click here to read full article…’
It’s known as the ‘January 8 Statement’ because the President of the ANC, the ruling party of South Africa, delivers it annually on that day. However, the incoming Cyril Ramaphosa delivered it today, January 13, a convenient Saturday for the 20,000 (unconfirmed) cheering ANC supporters who filled the Buffalo City Stadium in East London.Every South African should pay attention to speeches such as this which indicate the direction we’re heading…
The Facebook reaction to this post is for some to ridiculously call me racist instead of entering reasonable discussion that’s on topic and towards a better South Africa for all. I hope that some will think before jumping, gaining perspective of my position by first viewing some of my previous thoughts on racists and racism.
To the over 3000 people who list themselves as Cape Town residents on my Love Knysna Facebook page, please note that the DEADLINE FOR YOUR FEEDBACK ON THE DROUGHT TARIFF the City of Cape Town wants to impose on you is Midnight, this Monday, January 15. The Dear Cape Town website is a fantastic tool for you to effectively have your say, whether complaint or suggestion, whilst standing together with thousands of your fellow residents. COMMENT ON THE DROUGHT TARIFF Dear Cape Town states that: The City of Cape Town has suffered revenue losses due to valiant water conservation efforts … ‘Click here to read full article…’