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Cliff Buchler was one of the first editors in the pioneering days of Caxton Community Newspapers|Group Editors.
In 1978 he established the Roodepoort Record (among others since) and remained managing editor for over 30 years.
He has lectured to aspirant journalists at the Caxton Cadet School in Johannesburg, and spent time at various newspaper branches (including George Herald) to assist with subbing and other editorial functions.
He has been writing columns for many years.
The day you meet your match
13:03 (GMT+2), Tue, 21 February 2017
What's in a name? Depends on what name and to whom it belongs. Take my name. At one time, I thought it was rare, almost exclusive to an elite group. Wrong. I've discovered my namesake. The garden was getting out of hand, with weeds smothering the flowers. And not having green fingers and...
Tooth linked to dinosaurian dentistry?
14:19 (GMT+2), Tue, 14 February 2017
Local paleontologists are ecstatic and are salivating over the latest find. A dinosaur's tooth. And according to one expert, the unlucky prehistoric lizard lost his incisor 120 million years back. Evidently the tooth was picked up on a Knysna beach by a youngster who had a feeling it was more than...
12:01 (GMT+2), Fri, 10 February 2017
What’s in a name? Depends on what name and to whom it belongs. Take my name. At one time, I thought it was rare, almost exclusive to an elite group. Wrong. I’ve discovered my namesake. The garden was getting out of hand, with weeds smothering the flowers. And not having green...
When writing goes rong - um, wrong
13:54 (GMT+2), Tue, 07 February 2017
Writers’ block is a real occurrence. It’s when the right hemisphere of the brain lapses, or in my case, completely malfunctions. You would know the right hemisphere controls creativity - the arty side that includes writing. And the left hemisphere is the source of carrying out...
Let’s pound e-books to pulp
08:39 (GMT+2), Thu, 02 February 2017
The book worm is also known as a book or paper louse that feeds on microscopic moulds and other organic matter found in neglected places like cool, damp, dark and undisturbed areas of archives, libraries and museums. OK, now you know where the name for an avid reader of books originates. And I...
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Finance minister Pravin Gordan says they considered a VAT increase for the 2017 budget, but that an increase should be fine-tuned so that poor people do not have to pay more. Are you willing to pay increased VAT on so-called ‘sin-items’ (alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, confectionary, certain cuts of prime beef etc) and luxury goods so that basic items can be exempt or remain at 14%?
Yes, the privileged has a responsibility to pay for the poor.
No, everyone, regardless of income, should contribute to the state coffers. There’s no such thing as a free lunch.
Not as long as our taxes are disappearing down a bottomless pit without recourse.
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