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CXPRESS readers love airing their views and the most enjoyable part of our job is receiving and sharing them. Sometimes friendly, sometimes fierce, always fiery and sincere – every single opinion counts towards building an informed, involved and participating CXPRESS community.

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  • 01 Apr 2020
    Novel coronavirus only killed by alcohol stronger than 65% - and other helpful facts

    The following was received from an assistant professor in infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins University and is very informative. It is an excellent summary to avoid contagion and I share it with your readers because it is very clear:
    • The virus is not a living organism, but a protein...

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  • 25 Mar 2020
    Oom Schalk explains why mampoer not what it used to be…

    OWNING THE STAGE: Actor David Muller performing Heathcote Williams’ ‘Sacred Elephant’ in a packed St Peter’s hall

    CAKE CREW: David Hall-Green with the gracious ladies who served guests with tea and coffee and scrumptious carrot cake at interval

    Please accept my apologies: On March 14,...

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  • 25 Mar 2020
    Who spiked Plett Public Park with such malicious intent?

    On Tuesday March 3, I drove into the park alongside Great Basses Road as I have done hundreds of times before, to allow my dog and myself some exercise, enjoy the view, and appreciate the sight of Brunsvigia now beautifully in bloom.
    Imagine my horror when my car was suddenly pinned to a halt by...

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  • 18 Mar 2020
    More kudos for health care in our province

    After reading Mr Twidle’s letter regarding Western Cape hospitals [turn to page 11 of the March 11 edition and read ‘Hats off to Knysna Provincial and George Regional hospitals’], I would like to share my story on behalf of the family of Clinton Marius (pictured below).

    Recently we had...

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  • 11 Mar 2020
    Feedback on Plett parking-bay thieves

    In CXPRESS of February 26, Differently-abled Awareness Campaign founder Rita Hardaker reported on the continued abuse of disabled parking bays by able-bodied drivers, and invited feedback from affected readers in order to address the situation

    I have spent many months being completely bedridden....

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