Blogging blues


When I set out to start blogging I aimed to blog at least once bi-weekly. Then that changed to maybe once monthly. Now I don’t even know when last I blogged and it breaks my heart. The thing is I know exactly why it’s become more difficult for me to write freely. As a journalist…

Rhodes’s double edged sword


After reading Larissa Klazinga’s article on the SAJR site I went on a bit of a twitter rant. Someone wise asked me to channel my response into something more constructive like a blog post. I was overcome by emotions as I recalled a time when I sat in front of her, Vivian de Klerk and…

Proverbial patriarchy


Yesterday there was more talk on the accusation of rape against Brickz and when I read the comments Sunday’s City Press article my blood boiled. I immediately took to twitter to express my disappointment. I was upset by the number of people (an overwhelming majority) led by a woman called Eve, who believe that the…

PHOTO ESSAY: Nan Hua Temple visit


Today we went to the Nan Hua Temple in Bronkhorstpruit, It was such an enlightening experience.For today’s blog I decided to do a sort of photo essay. All you need to do is click on each picture to understand what you are looking at. LOVED IT!

A grey Thursday


The weather was symbolic of the kind of day I’ve had – grey and dull but full of promise. Full of promise because after the rain the sun has to come up right? I’ve been sitting in the office going through the footage I managed to get last night at the basketball game in Mandeville.…

Kung fu cha


This is a kung fu tea set. Photo: Shandukani Mulaudzi   DID YOU KNOW: The true meaning of kung fu is not just about martial arts. Kung fu means hard work. “Kung Fu is made up of two characters: the first, kung, can mean skillful work, hard training, or endeavor. The second, fu, means time spent.”   Today…