The allure of trout and flyfishing

By Sam J Basch

Flyfishing is an art – certainly a skill. Those doing it well are impervious to the cold and discomfort of venturing out on a chilly morning in Dullstroom to outwit the trout. This they do using a lure to resemble a real insect and calling them strange names like Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear and Red Eyed Damsel.

From one unemployed graduate to another: Sizoy’thola kanjani sihlez’ekhoneni?


Being an unemployed graduate or active jobseeker can be discouraging and degrading, especially when it yields little to no results and you are faced with the economics of the stomach. However, the recent looting and vandalism of businesses in what has been dubbed a ‘failed insurrection’ in South Africa’s Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal provinces is not the answer. South Africa’s unemployed, especially the youth, should move away from the employment-seeking mentality and come up with innovative ideas to become self-employed and build towards entrepreneurship, writes Ndweni Ndweni.