Johan van Rooyen noticed the street posters on his way to work. The posters screamed out how the Rand had reached another record low. It was time, Johan thought, to speak to his pal Dave Jones. He gave him a call and they arranged to meet the next evening at the Bush Pub.
When Johan left the townhouse complex where he lived he noticed that outside that the dirt bins were piled to the brim with plastic bags full with rubbish. In front of the bins were more bulging black plastic bags. Johan had his car window open and the putrid, rotten smell of garbage reached his nostrils inside the car. “What can you do?” Johan thought. “This is the way we live.” Continue reading “A Bush Pub tale – An underfed Rand and what small businesses can do about it”