My battle with home affairs is over. It was a struggle for the ages. Three times I tilted unsuccessfully at the Wynberg home affairs office, once even armed with an appointment.  

Last Monday, my fighting spirit weakened by a bad case of flu, I launched an assault on the less imposing bastion of the Malmesbury home affairs office. Wouldn’t you know it, the systems were offline. I stood sentry in the icy shadows for more than four hours before the Colonel set a cunning ambush. ..

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