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public library membership

Public Library Card

I know I say I always keep my promise, but some promises are meant to be broken. You know only you will listen to my “sounding offs” and not get bored, so here goes.

People seem to have got certain areas of this beautiful state pretty much sewn up. Apartheid is alive and well and living in the USA. Remember I told you that Toby said there was no way I could borrow any books in a library in the suburbs. I did not tell her, but as far as I’m concerned a Public Library is exactly what it says with PUBLIC being the operative word. The word “can’t” as you know is not in my dictionary and, if it is, I have never seen it. So I went yesterday to borrow a few titles.

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man on trotter at gym

Trotter Off, Wait Your Turn

How are you, my dear Jimmy? Wish you were here! America at this moment is the place to be. It is the most wonderful thing that the day after the Arabs and Israelis choose to “bury their differences,” four American presidents past and present decide to sign a Trade Agreement with their other American neighbours. Isn’t that wonderful? What could be more befitting?

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Holy Communion at Belden Baptist Church

Belden Baptist Church

I had a letter from the Pastor of the Belden Regular Baptist Church today. He wrote at length offering the hand of friendship and praising the high objectives of his church and the laudable things they do for all. He mentioned last Sunday’s worship and expressed the hope that I was uplifted. Well, it was patently obvious that I was not uplifted and I made no secret of it.

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The Shadow Government - The Powers That Be

The Powers That Be

Sunday worship was very interesting. One of the new trendy churches. No Blacks, but quite a few Asians—of the Chinese variety. Lovely woman, I can’t remember her name, but her husband’s name is Luciano. How could I possibly forget that? His namesake is one of my favourite singers! Anyway, they were especially kind to me and gave me a lift home. I would have prefered to walk, but they do not seem to cater for pedestrians in this area, and it could be a bit dangerous walking on the road, especially for someone of my hue. So I was grateful to them for the ride.

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