February 17th 2021- The Third World as seen from the saddle.Of Chinamen, red mud and head-on-collusions.My abilities on a bike have received unfair scrutiny of late, mostly in my blogs, so much so that an engineer friend Graeme Bennet reached out to me with the schematics of his purpose designed ‘Eric Anti-Fall-Off-System’, a.k.a. the A.F.O.S. …

Meet Ralph

He is in his late 70’s. After 42 years of government service in the wildlife sector, ending in a senior management position, his monthly government pension is currently worth US$18.00. He does not own his own home but lives in a tiny 12-foot caravan in a kind person’s backyard. Ralph’s caravan does not have electricity …