What’s that Ringing in your ears?

What’s that Ringing in your ears?

A ringing noise in the ear A friend used to sleep with a noisy fan in her room. Why? To drown out the ringing noise in her ears. Then another friend, let’s call David, started complaining about a ringing noise in his ears. As he told the story of how it began, I...
Shame, shame – expose or cover!

Shame, shame – expose or cover!

Aagh Shame! South Africans have a great expression when something bad happens to one. It could be anything from stubbing your toe to expressing condolences for losing a loved one. We say, “Aagh shame”. For example, you may say to your friend, “My husband lost his job...