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7 Reasons That Vuvuzelas Are Annoying

7 Reasons That Vuvuzelas Are Annoying

1.  The Obsession.  The nation is obsessed with the vuvuzela.  It’s impossible to read a newspaper, listen to the radio, watch the television, go to the pub, or read an internet humour site without someone bleating on about vuvuzelas.  But I think that this focus on the vuvuzela is causing us to miss out on other World Cup stories.  We’re just not getting enough ill-informed conjecture about problems with the ball: Is it that it’s...

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7 Reasons to go and Watch Invictus

7 Reasons to go and Watch Invictus

    1.  Morgan Freeman.  Usually the veteran actor gets typecast as God, but in Invictus he gets promoted and puts in a superb performance as Nelson Mandela.  His accent is a bit dodgy, but the same could be said of all South Africans.  Either that or they genuinely believe it’s called “Sowt Efrica”. 2.  Rugby.  There aren’t many decent films about rugby and the depiction of the game is pretty good in Invictus. ...

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