Warning: The Red Tide, a natural phenomenon which lasts for weeks or months, is bad news for holidaymakers to the Garden Route and for those tourist towns that rely on them. It’s also bad news for shellfish and some line fish. BUT all is not bad because there is so much else to do… The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has confirmed the outbreak of Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB), more well known as the Red Tide (please note that the colour can change). It’s infected the coast line and has entered the Knysna Estuary. The DEA has warned against fishing … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Once upon a time, i was like many of my readers who welcomed the Democratic Alliance (DA) into power in our little towns on the Garden Route. I’ve long being a skeptic of the notion of politicians for the people but the DA spoke a good talk and promised the holy grail of transparency. That soon became a relic along with the hope that they would love the towns that elected them. Instead, party politics ruled the days, and us, from afar; Zuma and Zille, a tag team for pretend democracy and big business; a show of pre-election promises but … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Chatsworth to Sezela Knysna to forever Does it matter, your birth? We’re all from this earth Durban to Mafikeng Sandton to Soweto From apartheid to democracy We decide our worth Chorus [sung like a children’s rhyme by children] Stand in your place and name your face Subscriptions are welcome to One human race Moscow to Istanbul Mumbai to New York City We’re getting out of breath With hundreds still left Beijing, Ho Chi Minh, Tokyo, Rio and Jerusalem Every city rhyming with sin stand up, sign your name in Bridge Huh huh…catch that breath [gasping – out of breath] G7, … ‘Click here to read full article…’
EVEN HUMANS EXPLODE [Into Love With Knysna version] I fell into the sky of Knysna when it opened I love being wet and, for a while, being part of this town; cold yet safe, vacuumed yet liberated, one part of its 68 000 …surprisingly alive! I’m a cloud taxiing on the runway of the Garden Route I’m the clarity in consciousness because i know where i’ll be next I’m just a raindrop waiting quietly to explode… …at home. by Wicked Mike'Click here to read full article...'