Only in Effrika

Nice place if it wasn't for some of the locals
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Re: Only in Effrika

#121 Post by TheGreenGoblin » Sat Mar 19, 2022 2:29 pm

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Re: Only in Effrika

#122 Post by TheGreenGoblin » Sun Mar 27, 2022 9:34 am

Plus ca change in South Africa.

A friend was bemoaning the poor standard of service in Matjiesfontein...
Great Karoo is bushy & green. XXX went to Sutherland with family from UK. Said it rained so much they had to beat a hasty retreat and went to Matjiesfontein and stayed at the Lord Milner, sadly looking run down and bad service & lack of staff training

Their waiter filled one red wine glass to the brim. It overflowed slightly and used his finger to wipe the glass. Aaaagh!
I pointed out that it has been ever thus in SA, as Michael Meyer and Darryl Jooste pointed out in this sketch back in the 70's...



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Re: Only in Effrika

#123 Post by Ex-Ascot » Tue Apr 05, 2022 4:11 pm

'Yes, Madam, I am drunk, but in the morning I shall be sober and you will still be ugly.' Sir Winston Churchill.

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Re: Only in Effrika

#124 Post by PHXPhlyer » Tue Apr 05, 2022 6:13 pm

I'm surprised that he found a shopping cart with a wheel that didn't wobble. :-o
I am hardly ever that lucky. :((

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Re: Only in Effrika

#125 Post by TheGreenGoblin » Tue May 03, 2022 7:07 pm

How a list of South African tornado statistics taught me about the collapse of empirical science and governance in my benighted country...

Look at the EF rating's post Mandela's demise.

https://sawx.co.za/resources/history-to ... 03e9e7b0f7

In the tables of the most bizarre statistics, the truth of what chaos actually means... (vide. the Class column)...
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Your destination remains
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