Articles by simon grindrod

De Lille gobbled up then cold shouldered

On the 14th March 2011, then DA Leader Helen Zille announced the results of the ‘fair and open selection process’  to choose the party’s Mayoral Candidate for the Cape Town elections of that year, stating: “They were put through a…


DA has lost its marbles over water: Grindrod

Something primitive and instinctive has triggered inside us as a response to the impending water disaster. Our safety and lives now feel threatened. Water is life. We die without it. Human nature is kicking in with very powerful signals. Former Cape Town mayoral committee…