I’ve been thinking about what I want my legacy to be. Continue reading
Kony 2012! Its entered the conscience, the consciousness of every individual who has access to youtube or simply can’t resist that ever seductive ‘share’ button. Continue reading
I’ve scared myself senseless, with my thoughts, with my dreams. My mind has wandered into unfamiliar territory like a wayward child and I can’t help but wonder, what happens to us? Perhaps stress has just wound itself betwixt and between my thoughts, casting a shadow over my usually frivolous imagination. I can’t stop thinking, what happens to us? Continue reading
Our country has traded its morality for economic gain. Its sense of Ubuntu is possibly being repackaged with a ‘Made in China’ sticker as we speak. We have lost our moral compass, we have denied a man, who embodies the spirit of Ubuntu, who personifies peace, a visa. In the name of what? China? Materialism? Do we really live in a country where our biggest trade partner can bully us into a corner? And furthermore that we just comply in silence? Continue reading
15 August 1947 – India gains independence from British rule. 64 years ago, Jawaharlal Nehru said, “Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny and now the time comes… At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and Freedom.” Continue reading
The month of July marks the birthday of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, affectionately known as Madiba to most of us, the indisputable father of our nation. With the exception of the 27th of April which is essentially South Africa‘s birthday as a democratic nation, his is possibly the only birthday that the whole country unanimously decides to celebrate every year.