Jul 13, 2021

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Thabo Mbeki was right: There really are two South Africas. Most people jump to the conclusion that we’re a nation divided along racial lines. Others think […]
Jul 13, 2021


If you google ‘Gareth Cliff’, one of the first links that comes up is this: The article is from November 2020 and has to do with […]
Jun 23, 2021

Third Wave

If you’ve ever heard a song and found that it resonates with you, you might start to question what that actually means. If you’ve ever heard someone sing […]
Jun 7, 2021

CliffCentral Covid

Well, this is more of a blog than anything I’ve written for a while… Covid has come to CliffCentral. We like coming up with clever alliterative […]
May 25, 2021

How to Argue

Not a week goes by where you don’t see two neanderthals abusing each other because they have a different point of view online. Do you wonder, […]
May 17, 2021


Sometimes you need to stop and take a breath. Perhaps last year’s pandemic and the resulting drastic lockdown measures gave many of us that opportunity. Armed […]
Apr 16, 2021

“Get On With It!”

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh died on Friday the 9th of April 2021, at the age of 99. I had the pleasure […]
Mar 11, 2021


The old aristocracy of Europe, the dying embers of which glow faintly in the monarchies of the West and whose blood dilutes itself in far-flung corners […]