Ever since his release from jail, Mandela said, he had met many, many journalists. On the whole, we were a decent bunch. However, there were some bad ones among us – “and you”, he said, raising both voice and index finger, “are the worst.”
What on earth happened to 2012? It was here just a minute ago but I seem to have mislaid it somewhere, along with the notebook in which I scribbled down the notes for the column that was going to fill this space.