Tag Archives: Jackson Biko

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The art of small talk

Cocktail functions are a necessary (and painful) evil, suggests Jackson Biko The swimming pool sparkles like a bed of diamonds. Someone blows a saxophone in a jazz band at the…

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Out & about

Jackson Biko is Msafiri’s man about town Surfing sensation! In January 2017 a small group of kitesurfers and windsurfers will attempt a world first – to sail non-stop from Lamu…

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Dolly mixture

Jackson Biko buys a perfectly innocent souvenir and can’t understand what all the fuss is about I bought a little doll at O.R. Tambo Airport. It’s a small, colourfully beaded…

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Great expectations?

Jackson Biko looks back on birthdays past… I’m sitting with a lady friend having a Dawa in a café. It’s raining outside. She asks me what I will do on…

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Live for the day

Jackson Biko doesn’t have a Bucket List. He also doesn’t have an excuse for it. I can’t think of a single thing I want to do before I die. I…

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Doing a detox

So what’s wrong with a paunch or a potbelly? Jackson Biko asks the question while he battles with the bulge this month I’m currently on day 7 of a 15-day…

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For the love of chapatis

Jackson Biko talks about his favourite food and why he might need to walk away from it Hi, my name is Jackson Biko and I’m a chapati addict. There. It’s…

Family Matters

Give me a break

Jackson Biko puts an ad out for anyone looking to take his two-year-old off his hands for a few years… I subscribe to the UK’s The Sunday Times, which is…

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A polite request

Jackson Biko appeals to other parents to follow his small pool etiquette This is a polite request for the adults with big elbows to please get out of the baby…

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Family matters: the special one

Jackson Biko considers the problem of the favourite child I always felt that my brother, my immediate follower, was favoured over me when we were growing up. There was the…