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The number of the least

Those weird guys in funny robes were right. Chris Roper discovers that numbers do rule our lives. So we don’t...

The number of the least
posted on: Apr 2, 2012 | author: Chris

Putting the Q into Qwelane

This is a column I wrote for News24 in 2008, when our current Ambassador to Uganda wrote his anti-gay column. Since...

Putting the Q into Qwelane
posted on: May 31, 2011 | author: Chris

God vs Gay

I’m no expert on god, unlike the Dutch Reformed Church’s (perhaps inappropriately named) “Ring of...

God vs Gay
posted on: Mar 11, 2010 | author: Chris

Joining the Taliban

I wanted to call this column, “Why I’m joining the Taliban, and why P.W.Botha was right.” Unfortunately, while...

Joining the Taliban
posted on: Jan 25, 2010 | author: Chris

Dakar Death Rally

The Dakar Rally death toll continues with the 2010 race.  A woman watching the start of the Rally was killed when a...

Dakar Death Rally
posted on: Jan 13, 2010 | author: Chris

Jeep vs Land Rover

The tale of when I first bought my Jeep, which was about 4 years ago, and my rivalry with Land Rover...

Jeep vs Land Rover
posted on: Jan 8, 2010 | author: Chris

You can tuna fish

(For some reason, “You can tuna fish, but not a seal”, which appeared on News24 in 2005, is still one of...

You can tuna fish
posted on: Dec 1, 2009 | author: Chris