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Khadija Bradlow

Khadija Bradlow

    Different strokes for Bearded Folk?
    Different strokes for Bearded Folk?
    The justice department, when it comes to matters of the Bearded Folk, has the patience of Job.
    Dots, dashes and hotnots
    Dots, dashes and hotnots
    Hell, it appears, hath no fury, like a rugby player slandered.
    The great Benz bamboozle
    The great Benz bamboozle
    "Yes, but is it a 16-valve?" Back in the day, as a pimply and anguished girl in convent school, this phrase taught me all there was to know about...
    Finding Islam
    Finding Islam
    'Whoever wants to sit with God," wrote Rumi, the great Persian mystic, "let him sit with the Sufis."
    Loverboy presidents are the bomb
    Loverboy presidents are the bomb
    So, our president-in-waiting Jacob Zuma "likes women —" And ditto for that tall, dark and mysterious gentleman currently warming his seat,...
    The bridesmaid of Timbuktu
    The bridesmaid of Timbuktu
    At precisely 6pm the brass band struck up the tunes. The Man had arrived.
    Wanted: PR for Palestine
    Wanted: PR for Palestine
    Maybe it's because they don't look good on T-shirts. Or because that beard thing they've got going in Gaza ain't got "struggle chic".
    Giving bucks to lame ducks
    Giving bucks to lame ducks
    If only it were autumn. John Keats's autumn, that is -- the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. So mellow, in fact, that South African men...
    Public faces, public spaces and grilled prawns
    Public faces, public spaces and grilled prawns
    It was a fine rebuff delivered in polite but unmistakably clipped tones.
    Class actions in an age of darkness
    Class actions in an age of darkness
    I guess some would call it apartheid envy. Either that, or liberal guilt associated with having had a sheltered upbringing, no television at home,...
    'When they see us coming they must be scared'
    'When they see us coming they must be scared'
    Call it fatalism, resignation or sheer naivety, but Osman Adam (46) says he doesn't waste much time pondering over what he will do when armed thugs...
    Shaik, showers, shysters ... and spandex
    Shaik, showers, shysters ... and spandex
    Pity those who think there's no fun to be had as South Africa enters what could be the Year of the Banana. With the former second-in-charge of the...