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Joined 5 years ago from South Africa. Last activity 3 weeks ago.




Former attorney, turned businessman. Full-time CEO and hobby-blogger during personal time.

So the marginally longer version is that I qualified with a Bachelor of Commerce and postgraduate degree in Law. After that, our local requirements are that you practise law under supervision (articles of clerkship) for a further two years. Anybody who has completed this will tell you it is of enormous value and anybody who is still busy with it will tell you it is modern day slavery.

I am much like a sponge and will soak up information gladly until, with just the slightest prod, it all comes pouring out in a stream of chatter. Wine seems to encourage chatter...

The hubs written here are all created for these pages in the spirit of sharing my thoughts and experiences, or possibly, extracting a response to provoke debate on a topic generally avoided. Writing is how I relax and reading is how I learn.

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  • How to Identify Different Types of Plastic

    How to Identify Different Types of Plastic

    5 years ago

    Recycling plastic is essential for the well-being of our planet. Before plastic can be recycled, it must be sorted and separated, either at source or at a recycling facility. This article gives simple guidelines to...

  • American English is Real English

    American English is Real English

    5 years ago

    Is American English the ugly sister of its older British sibling? The American language is in many respects a more accurate representation of the origins proper English. The ugly sister just arrived at the dance!