I was reminded, by Shawn Stockigt’s cover story (https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/companies/investors-monthly/2021-04-30-super-small-cap-shares-to-keep-an-eye-on/) and his company review on Trellidor (https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/companies/investors-monthly/2021-04-30-trellidor-the-doors-are-open-for-further-expansion/), of my early excursions into small-cap stocks.

It was really by default. I had left Business Day and joined the old Argus newspaper in Cape Town — not because I did not enjoy Business Day (I really did) but because I could not wrap my small-town head around the bustle of Joburg. Because The Argus, which was an afternoon paper in those days, competed with The Cape Times — a morning paper — I really had to dig deep for fresh copy. So I went to almost every AGM of every Cape-based JSE-listed company...

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