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Elaine King
Elaine King has been a journalist and editor in South Africa and Hong Kong for more than 30 years.
She has worked for the Sunday Times, The Daily News, Style Magazine, the Argus Group, The Media24 Group and is delighted to now be with the Caxton Group.
In Hong Kong, where she lived for 16 years and had two children, she worked for the South China Morning Post and wrote a column entitled, Tell Me... which is one of her favourite lines as a journalist.
She also worked for other publications in Hong Kong, including Asiaweek, Hong Kong Business, Tatler and compiled news bulletins for CNN.
Last year, Elaine took a gap to freelance and did some work for publications like Business Day, Financial Mail and Mail & Guardian, among other freelance work.
She is delighted to now be part of the Knysna-Plett Herald.

Happiness is all relevant
08:10 (GMT+2), Thu, 15 September 2016
South Africa is not very "happy", but the surprise is that we are happier than Switzerland and even the United States.The annual Happy Planet Index was released recently and it shows that South Africa is not happy and its people do not live long and sustainable lives. The index places South...
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Don't be lulled into getting robbed
09:31 (GMT+2), Thu, 01 September 2016
Apart from this past week when there were two murders in Knysna, it would be safe to say that crime in our beautiful town is still largely opportunistic and not generally vicious. Even these two crimes were not related to robberies. In Kwazulu-Natal and Gauteng, the brutality involved...
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Readers determine the front page story
08:18 (GMT+2), Thu, 25 August 2016
I am snookered if I do and if I don't! Here I am talking about choosing front page stories for the newspaper – into which a lot of thought and consideration goes. This week is a perfect example of the dilemma of what works for the majority of people, but not for others. In other...
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Congratulations to all
10:18 (GMT+2), Wed, 17 August 2016
The municipal elections are over and so a new five years begins with familiar faces in council and new ones.Congratulations to all of the 21 councillors who were elected. The huge crowd in the gallery on Monday, August 15, was evidence of just how much the community in this town care about who...
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Women should be celebrated every day
12:04 (GMT+2), Wed, 10 August 2016
The public holiday to commemorate Women's Day has become just that to many women – a public holiday – when in fact Women's Day marks the anniversary of the great women's march of 1956, where women marched to the Union Buildings to protest against the carrying of pass books. On...
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Voting Poll
Are locals doing enough to alleviate the dire need of the poor among us?
YES: I pay taxes diligently; there are enough welfare organisations and departments caring for the needy.
Mossel Bay Advertiser 68%
NO: It is my civic duty to assist where I can but I do not always know to whom to make donations.
Mossel Bay Advertiser 32%
I'm a 35 year old man looking to meet women between the ages of 18 and 45.
I'm a 61 year old man looking to meet women between the ages of 55 and 62.