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Posted on 06/11/2016 by S'phiwe on Pointless

Bad boy — when no one’s looking (part 1)

“You know what, I can’t keep explaining the same thing. What you’re asking me, I’ve explained to the guy who forwarded my call to you. And that was after I had explained it to the previous guy. And each of you keep saying you’re capturing this call on your system. What am I missing here?!? […]

Posted on 25/05/2016 by S'phiwe on Pointless

Of smells, scents and race …

You can tell whether someone is black or white based on their natural scent, right? Anyway I think I can, even when it’s mixed with cologne. Yesterday I sat next to a white guy as we waited for the start of the conference we were attending. My cell was on vibration mode so that I don’t […]

Posted on 17/03/2016 by S'phiwe on Pointless

Dear Sis Dolly

The Scandinavian/Nordic sounding couple sitting next to me… They are quirky. The gentleman is loud like African guys in a noisy pub, I can’t tell if the lady’s even responding at all – she’s that quiet. Suddenly, the lady jumps and then sits down with feet in the air, wiping the feet as if she […]

Posted on 05/12/2015 by S'phiwe on Pointless

Magogo – Part 3

Caution: not for the faint hearted. For a shorter version, just skip the paragraphs entitled “[Detour]” You may (or may not) remember the stories I’ve told about the two elderly neighbours, one of whom once died on a hospital stretcher and is friends with high profile politicians, etc. In a separate story – exactly one […]

Posted on 05/11/2015 by S'phiwe on Pointless

Magogo – Part 2

You know when you’re so tired, at the end of that stressful day, that you can barely walk to your bed? And as soon as your head hits the pillow, your elderly neighbour knocks on your door in tears, saying she has a piercing pain in her lower torso and desperately needs to be driven […]

Posted on 23/08/2015 by S'phiwe on Pointless

Magogo – part 1

How was your evening? Mine was like this: Knock knock… I open. It’s the seventy something year old neighbour from the 3rd house. She lives with her sister who’s also in her 70s. I once notified them that their one car’s license disk had expired. It turned out that the new one was actually in […]