April 3, 2017

2017 – The Year of the Podcast

South Africa isn’t “on the brink” of a digital revolution – and the tipping point isn’t some mystical moment – some exact date and time when […]
March 27, 2017


We live in such a fascinating country. Not one single person, if you take the trouble to get to know them, is one-dimensional. This morning I […]
March 13, 2017


#sxsw speaker ?? A post shared by Gareth Cliff ⚜ (@grcliff) on Mar 9, 2017 at 3:54pm PST   It’s day three of the most interesting […]
January 27, 2017


  This week saw the unwelcome (to Zizi Kodwa and company) revelation that the ANC’s “Paid Twitter” tried to influence and mislead people during the municipal […]
January 26, 2017

Fat Chance!

This week I’m supposedly fat-shaming women. This is the meme I posted on Instagram. Like bees around a honeypot, the online journalists buzz into the hint […]
January 11, 2017

Hollywood Tears

Check your Twitter timeline. Check Huffington Post or Buzzfeed, if you can stomach it. All they can talk about is how monumental Meryl Streep’s acceptance of […]
January 11, 2017

2017 and Beyond

By now you will be tired, exhausted and irritated by the idea of New Year resolutions, people posting their amazing holidays on Instagram, and everyone comparing […]
December 5, 2016

Mara (or Marah)…..what happened?

What actually happened then? Many are still asking. You won’t find any juicy details about ‘spiking’ drinks in my book (as the Sunday Times have now […]