- Popular East Coast Radio presenter Bongani Mtolo is not afraid to say things as he sees them
- Bongani hosts the station’s flagship drive time show
- The popular radio personality recently revealed the worst things about living in suburbia
People often dream of moving to the city and living their best life in the relative safety and comfort of suburbia.
Sometimes the grass isn’t always greener on the other side, especially if you’re used to a sense of community and living in surroundings where your neighbours are almost like family.
Popular radio DJ and presenter on East Coast Radio Bongani Mtolo recently moved to a ‘white suburb’ in Durban. Bongani has never been one to shy away from controversy and calls a spade a spade.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Bongani recently revealed his top 5 worst things about living in suburbia.
5. Forget a real smile
Bongani says people in white suburbs always frown if a neighbour sees you they might grin at you briefly, but they always go back to frowning when no-one is looking.
4. Children don’t play outside
This one really bothers Bongani, he says he is still stunned to find that no children play outside in the suburbs. Instead, they spend all day inside watching TV or playing video games.
3. Your neighbour is a stranger
Bongani says it is very strange for him personally, not to know his neighbour. This he says makes it impossible to quickly pop in next door to ask for help.
This is one many people will relate to. Bongani says neighbours will watch you doing something which is against some obscure body corporate rule and instead of telling you it’s wrong they will report you to the body corporate.
1. No one will help if the alarm goes off
When an alarm goes off no one will investigate or rush to aid their neighbour, instead, people in the suburbs will peek out of their windows and wait for the security company to arrive.
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