A Dozen Toms

A Dozen Toms

The country has been busy these last days and weeks with the unedifying spectacle of Jacob Zuma's slow prying loose from the carcase of the state he has so wounded and savaged - there will be a collective sigh of relief once he has gone, and not much sympathy, either, when he is finally hauled [...]

Weekend special

Weekend special

Ahead of schedule, here is the weekend post - another half-dozen images of young Thomas Tjasink. Family pics, to be sure - but I was trying, also, to show there is something both monumental, and tender, about being a parent, and about being an infant - a moment that is both infinite, and open-ended, yet [...]

Master Thomas B. Tjasink, Esq.

Master Thomas B. Tjasink, Esq.

We are back from our week away in the Natal Midlands and the Drakensberg - got home last weekend, in fact. I have since been down in Cape Town on business, and because Wednesday was a holiday, was able to take my mom out to a rather fabulous lunch at Cucina Labia in Muizenberg, the [...]