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Let’s look on the bright side

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This week, my fellow South Africans and I can once again visit our family members – a basic human right that the government of no country should withhold from its citizens.


21 Aug 2020
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Let’s look on the bright side

Dirk Lotriet. Picture: Alaister Russell

I have not seen my son and my dear mother in a year… and, like the average person in Mzansi, I can’t see myself scraping the money together to go to Cape Town to be with my nearest and dearest soon. But although I can’t visit my mom, I still remember the mottos she raised me with: always wear newish underwear when you travel. Moisturise. And most importantly: look at the bright side. Contrary to popular belief, there is a bright side to these dark days. I still have my health, as can be clearly seen in my fuller, fatter...

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