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Tuesday, 03 October 2017 02:04

Metrorail Diaries - Watch Your Step

People are hanging out of the moving train as it enters the station.
It’s mind-boggling to think that this scary sight is common-practise.

Some wanna-be ‘stuntmen’ literally hit the ground running as it slows down and is about to come to a stop.
Commuters waiting on the station have to take evasive action to avoid colliding with these almost out of control ‘stuntmen’.
Published in Creative Writing
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 16:50

Metrorail Diaries - In a Pinch

The taxi is an old Toyota Hiace. The seats pinch and sting your butt.
When brakes are applied, it shakes like a junkie in need of a fix.
Alles vibrate… My tanne klap effentjies tien mekaa… My oë traan…  Ek’s wakker nou…

Published in Creative Writing
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 19:57

Metrorail Diaries Episode 4

Is that guy smiling with real teeth or dentures?
While over the past few weeks the Cape has seen some snow on the mountains and some of the heaviest downpours so far this year, bruinou.com's Theo Jonker could not have had an easy time, but for him, every train ride turns out to be an eventful journey.

Winter is here in all its glory and splendour. This provides Metro Rail with a terribly easy excuse. They announce, "The trains are running late due to stormy weather. Please be patient. Thank you"
That's it, plain and simple. It is stormy and you will be late.
What about the people who are experiencing a stormy marriage? They dare not be late for anything

Published in Kuk Funny!