Life experience adds up

If I was asked what my most working experience has been, in an interview I would probably mention a prestigious company I worked for or an interesting course or project. But that would be a lie. Most would not believe me when I say waitressing taught me a work ethic and so many other things […]

Social Media the new TV

Remember how our parents used to complain that we would get square eyes from watching too much TV? It was an evil box that sucked us in and could have serious negative influences. Then it was computer games that drove violence. Now social media is the new evil, ensuring that we don’t know how to […]

Of cabbages and kings

Whilst many South Africans were watching the Durban July and the Sport of Kings, we were rounding the cabbage fields in Hartebeespoort in an Extreme Trail ride in aid of the Hartebeespoort Animal Society (HAWS). Fashion was… different from what you would get at the Durban July. Boots, cowboy hats and bright yellow neon vests. […]


Published in the World Book of Values, 2013. Serenity comes from within. It is not a surface calm or a superficial peace – it is the harmony of the soul. “We have forgotten what rocks and plants still know – we have forgotten how to be – to be still – to be ourselves – […]


Published in the World Book of Values, 2013 Why do we always equate romance with subdued lighting and an intimate setting? Romance in stories and legends is rarely passive and quiet. Romance is passion, love unveiled. Candlelight and dinner is foreplay, not romance. Romance requires a baring of the soul, a depth of emotion that […]