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Dec 31, 2020
Farewell blog

Farewell to a very weird year

2020 will soon be behind us, and with the possible exceptions of Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, nobody will be sad to see the back of […]
Dec 15, 2020

Meaning, Purpose and the New Year

Every year I write something hopeful, something that I wish would help just one person who reads it to have something to reach for in the […]
Nov 26, 2020

The 12 Online Commandments

The Internet isn’t real life. Look, I’m, sure you know this already, but let’s all take a minute in what has been a very difficult year, […]
Sep 21, 2020

Desiderata 2020

Not sure why, or for whom, but I felt it necessary to say this: If you’re going through hell at the moment –If your life isn’t […]
Aug 5, 2020

The Corruption Pandemic

Malusi Gigaba is vulgar. That’s the word my very grand grandmother would have used. Another word that describes the crass materialism, ostentatious displays of money and […]
Jul 7, 2020

Civil disobedience

America celebrated their Independence Day over the weekend, a day that marked their split from the kingdom of the oppressor of the day, King George III […]
May 29, 2020

Dear Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma…

Dear Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, I write to you in my private capacity as a citizen of South Africa, just in case the media read it wrong, […]
May 25, 2020

What now?

How are you doing in this madness? ‘Vasbyt’, as the Afrikaans people say… I write one of these blogs every week and normally they’re not as […]
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