Tag: Wesgro

  • Where municipalities get it so badly wrong

    In 2012, I interviewed the local manager of Stanford, part of the Overstrand (Hermanus) municipality.  I never published the interview because it was such an embarrassment.  I did share the content with Overstrand’s mayor — who just sat with her head in her hands and then asked for it in an email, which I did.  […]

  • Tourism will never be Helen Zille’s game-changer until there are lots of changes

    It’s been an interesting first few days of travels, and one realises how much observations and thoughts are always formed by the experiences that went before. What I observed in Montagu, my first stop, raised a red flag that was re-inforced throughout the Robertson Wine Valley.  The urgent imperative in SA today is to create…