Author

 
Matthew du Plessis

Matthew du Plessis

Matthew du Plessis is the Mail & Guardian's managing editor.
From bored to board
From bored to board
There is a show being produced for Kenyan television that turns the issue of African migration to Europe on its head by depicting the opposite...
English has stolen from too many cultures to count
English has stolen from too many cultures to count
If language is wine upon the lips, as Virginia Woolf once told her husband over a bottle of Blue Nun, English in SA must be a bottle of Tassenberg:...
Fame, glory and the naked mole rat
Fame, glory and the naked mole rat
Deep in the thorny, tented heart of Mordor, the Professor took a swig of his gin & tonic and pointed to the mismatched wrestlers. "See that, right...
Exit the dragon
Exit the dragon
From the great dynastic dragons of China and Quetzlcoatl the feathered serpent god of Mesoamerica, to the wicked wyrm of St George and Druk the...
Toilet trouble leaves Rammulotsi on the edge of its seat
Toilet trouble leaves Rammulotsi on the edge of its seat
In the week leading up to the local government elections, the unenclosed toilets built in Rammulotsi, near Viljoenskroon in the Free State, have...