Platitudes and Attitudes

This was the longest 4 day week in history. Tuesday was a public holiday in South Africa. It was 'Women's Day'. I've written before about how high the levels of Gender Based Violence and domestic violence are in South Africa, so this day is just a platitude as nothing changes. We are no more safe …

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Spirits and our Ancestors

Last weekend seems like it was a lifetime ago. A lot has happened. On Tuesday we were sitting in our office when we heard a series of explosions outside, it was so loud the building felt like it shook! We are on the 4th floor and we all raced to the window to see if …

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Silent Nights and Sand Storms

The wind in Cape Town was insane most of this week. The seas were full of white horses. Image credit. As we live in a bay which is surrounded by a sandy beach, the wind blows the sand all over the place, even over the roads making them impassable. There was a team of men …

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