Whale banned from polite company


Fat ladies are an endangered species. The news of the passing of Clarissa Dickson Wright, the remaining Fat Lady of BBC fame, comes on the very day our own fat “lady”, the fragrant Whale Cottage Blogster, Chris von Frankenstein, is banned from polite society. The Taj Hotel in Cape Town has closed its imposing doors in his face.

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Yet another notch on the XXXL bondage belt of superior establishments from which he is banned. The list reads like a Whos-Who of superior tourism destinations in the Winelands. As William Shakespeare summed it up “the fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.” And brutish he most certainly is.

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An almost pantomime character, an evil witch in sweaty cerise, who pops up and spoils the party. Here he is terrorizing Monika Pon-Su-San, Tretchikoff’s China Girl, at Delaire last year.

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Well at last the Taj has called “time out” on his bullying and created a whale-free oasis in the heart of the city.

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