The Parktown Prawn Battle of ‘97
It was tennis racquets at dawn. War is brutal.
The Parktown prawn is a creature in South Africa that is virtually indestructible. It has evolved from regular crickets. At tea-time, they drink warm DDT with 2 lumps of heroin. They appear at night and are devastatingly strong. Shortly after I married my wife, one found its way into our…