Author

 
Pat Hopkins

Pat Hopkins

    Hip Hop novels for a dime
    Hip Hop novels for a dime
    I had hardly alighted from my motorbike in Soweto, where I was to teach English shortly after the 1976 uprising, than I was whispered an irrefutable truth for the first time by a fellow white worthy: black people do not read. ...
    What would Jesus do?
    What would Jesus do?
    On Friday, flocks around the world will be flagellating over the elaborate suicide of a deeply eccentric man. This is ironic considering the...
    The bar route
    The bar route
    Hier sit die manne in die Royal Hotel, ek ken vir almal want ek is almal se pel …
    Shantytown shebeen
    Shantytown shebeen
    The only thing I miss of the old South Africa is the raucous shebeen life that gave such colour to drab townships. "We all ask for more of the...