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PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

I like to live in the present moment; that’s why I decided to take up hockey, but it’s not the only reason I’m going...

SIT BACK THEN ATTACK

Positioning is crucial if you want succeed. I’m not just talking about football here, that statement holds true for business ventures, national development and for...

IT JUST DOESN’T MATTER

I know this isn’t a sports page but considering the circumstances I think I can dribble on a bit – again - about the...

INCONVENIENT BY CHOICE

Do you remember what you had for lunch yesterday? Do you remember if you even had lunch? How about supper? Do you know your wife...

PLAYING THE GAME

I’ve been trying to play the guitar for about a year and a half now. I’m really pleased with how much I’ve picked up but...

NEWS YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

This is the second week of 2012 so I guess it is still perfect time to talk about New Year’s resolutions. Not because it is...

HOLIDAY MISGIVINGS

The December holiday season is supposed to be a time for us to feel good about being alive. For serious Christians it’s a celebration of...

NOT JUST FOR KARATE

I’m a big fan of the Karate Kid. Well, actually it’s not the kids in those films that I like; it’s the little Japanese grandfather...

Christmas Credit Card Caution

So many choices, so much stuff… but what do I really want to give to the people who really matter this year, and how...

INCOMPLETE JERKS

That picture up there was not taken in Botswana so you’ll be glad to know we do not have a monopoly on really bad...

WAR GAMES

Right, picture this: The hairs on the back of you neck are tingling and the adrenaline is pumping through your veins as you patrol the...

ROCK OF AGES

I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up. You might think that since I’m 54-years-old I would be a little...

THE PRINCE OF PROGRESS

Okay, I was wrong. Last week when I wrote about competition and the Rugby World Cup I predicted the final between New Zealand and France...

LOSING THE BLUES

France and New Zealand will battle it out for the Rugby Union World Cup tomorrow morning. Do any of you care? No, I’m not getting too...

HELPING EACH OTHER OUT

I am 95 percent thrilled that three women are sharing this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.   I also think women everywhere, and especially in Africa, should...

ITS NOT MY FAULT

“I had no one to blame but myself… that’s why I hired you.” I got a bit depressed last night when I read my e-mails. There...

SORTING OUT THE ECONOMY

They say diamonds are forever, but really, they’re not; nothing is forever. In the meantime, however, I think it is brilliant news the government has...

LOOKING TO THE FUTUTRE

What am I doing? Why am I here? How the (choose your expletive) did I manage to get myself into this mess? Have you ever asked yourself...

GETTING YOUR ACT TOGETHER

There has been an odd start to the week. Most Mondays the author pops out of bed at 4am, makes himself a cup of coffee...

World Classy Performances

I got a pleasant surprise when I watched the IAAF Athletics Championships last week, and it involved Botswana’s star runner Amantle Montsho. No, I...

Life’s Little Lessons

A few of the kids I grew up with loved going to school, but most of us agreed with the sentiment expressed in that...

How Much is Enough?

Professional football confuses me. It’s not the rules of the game or the way the various leagues work that have me scratching my head nor...

Off to the Races

Last week I paid P800 to get an in-depth look at how dangerous it is to live in England. I didn’t buy a first...

Feeting the Fish

This week I would like to tell you about a recent trip I made to Camden Market in London because one of the oddities...

Disappearing Ball Syndrome

Yeah, that’s right; I’m going to talk about golf this week. Obviously there are big bucks in the game if you are in the...

Keeping Up Appearances

So what do you think about the picture I stuck at the top of this week’s piece? Yeah, I like it too and I figure...

Penny Pinching

An open mind is a good thing. Stereotypes are bad. Right, now that I’ve got that out of the way I’d like to tell you...

Running on Faith

What is the difference between getting your car repaired and just getting a lube job? I’ll leave you to ponder that one while I...

Looking Out for #1

Go to school, study hard and get good grades so you can land a high paying job and retire on a comfortable pension. Look...

Money for Nothing

Botswana is an amazing country; a land where no work can be hard work and a place where people – and not just foreigners...

Writing Your Wrongs

Several years ago I joined a network marketing group that has helped a great many people get rich in southern Africa and in many...

Terror on the Roads

Terrorism doesn’t work. That’s the message we keep getting from the nightly news and from action films and TV shows. But you know what? ...

Head Games

Sometimes you need fast reactions, and sometimes it’s better to not react at all. I haven’t watched a great deal of tennis during the...

Price Tag

It’s not about the money, money, money We don’t need your money, money, money We just want to make the world dance Forget about the price tag… I’ll...

Judgement Day

As the curtain opens on today’s drama, three men are standing at the pearly gates seeking admission to heaven. The first to plea his...

Fashion Statement

A few weeks back I told you right here that I would not be watching the royal wedding. That’s just more proof that you can’t...

The Art of Choking

Here we go again. It’s coming down to the wire in the English Premier League and we’ve got another close race between Manchester United and...

How Much is Enough?

I’d like to tell you about an entrepreneur in England who got filthy rich parking cars. The scheme he employed is highly illegal so I...

Not Too Easy Does it

My television just told me I can now purchase a car that will slow down and stop all by itself to avoid an accident. That...

April Fools Day

I’ve just received an interesting comment from a Voice reader that questions how I can justify poking fun at something that I freely state...