Min het ek geweet wat dit beteken om ons eie strokiesprente en storie-plate te hĂȘ toe ek die eerste keer na ‘n Adoons-hulle plaat luister in die mid-tagtigs.

Oom Dana Niehaus het TO Honiball se Jakkals en Wolf lewend gemaak soos ek altyd gestaar het na die plaat se omslag terwyl die storie draai op die platespeler. Oom Kaspaas het ook gereeld sy buiging gemaak en die plate wat ons nie besit het nie, het ons by die biblioteek uitgeneem.

Lyk my ek is ‘n regte geek soos Sheldon, Leonard, Howard en Raj van Big Bang Theory wat van comics hou; die verskil is net ek hou meer daarvan in Afrikaans. Mag die Afrikaanse strokiesprent nooit uitsterf (soos Bollie verander is na Bobo) nie!

Kyk ‘n paar Afrikaanse kinderstories op YouTube.

Hier is strokies soos geteken deur Honiball:

 

 

Hierdie praatjie by TED gee my bietjie perspektief oor die sketsies en skribbels wat ek en ander mense soms doen tydens geleenthede wat mens eintlik moet luister en oplet.

Bakkies Botha is so sterk, hy kan ‘n bladsy uit facebook uit skeur

Bakkies Botha bel nie die verkeerde nommer nie, jy antwoord die verkeerde foon

Bakkies Botha has already been to Mars; that’s why there are no signs of life.

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