How much is enough?
The question has been lurking in my brain for years, but deeper reflection has been hampered by severe dyscalculia, a hopeless weakness in understanding numbers and economics beyond the household budget, and sometimes even that fails.
Now Covid-19 has forced a confrontation. I have always been confounded at people’s willingness to fork out thousands of rands for a frock, a handbag, shoes, suit or a watch. Have a mansion, or two, travel on private jets, jewellery that could fund a small nation, and still looks like cubic zirconias. Cars that cost more than those mansions.
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