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Life in the Slow Lane

Cliff Buchler Cliff Buchler was one of the first editors in the pioneering days of Caxton Community Newspapers|Group Editors.

In 1978 he established the Roodepoort Record (among others since) and remained managing editor for over 30 years.

He has lectured to aspirant journalists at the Caxton Cadet School in Johannesburg, and spent time at various newspaper branches (including George Herald) to assist with subbing and other editorial functions.

He has been writing columns for many years.

 
Look who's fallen from the family tree
12:19 (GMT+2), Tue, 25 April 2017
There's one intriguing thing about my Heidi's Facebook: It now and then features photographs of forgotten family and friends taken many moons ago. Yes, "forgotten" is the key word. How can family be lost in the memory bank?  Friends, yes. It happens after long periods without contact, but...
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A toast to a good spread
09:52 (GMT+2), Tue, 18 April 2017
At last. Some exciting news from food fundis. No, no new diets to implode chunks of lard in the arteries allowing the blood a free ride. These abound in books that’ve made their authors millionaires. Just the thought gives me heartburn. This new discovery pleases me because it’s...
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Making the right choices no joke
21:00 (GMT+2), Sun, 09 April 2017
There was a time in my confused post pubescent life when I tried my hand at preaching. Not having a business brain like the Ray McCauleys, and congregants responding to my sermonising with bored expressions and audibleopen-mouthed yawns, I realised I had lost my way to Damascus Road. The...
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Zuma should be the one to split
11:46 (GMT+2), Tue, 04 April 2017
Why the ongoing emigration of born and bred South Africans to foreign countries whose history and lifestyle are far removed from theirs? Our communities enjoy a rich mix of colour, creed, culture and language. On the streets, workplace, homes and sports-fields, this beautiful and intricate...
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Rather Zuma must be the one to split
10:44 (GMT+2), Wed, 29 March 2017
Why the on-going emigration of born and bred South Africans to foreign countries whose history and lifestyle are far removed from theirs?  Our communities enjoy a rich mix of colour, creed, culture and language. On the streets, workplace, homes and sports-fields, this beautiful and intricate...
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