Having coffee with a friend the other day I remarked on another friend’s political rant, my cousin’s sensitivity to gender stereotyping, a teacher’s vehement feminism, a girlfriend’s self-proclaimed fatism and the corporate world’s ageism. “I’m [...]
I have two teenage boys at home – one my own, and one whose mother has courageously sent him halfway across the world to live with a stranger. A third teenager (mine) is homesick in [...]
It’s increasingly my belief that our purpose in life consists of only two things: To see who we are, To have the courage to be it. Everything else is bondage.
My brother was the rebel. From failing school, to smoking dope in his bedroom ("They're Camel mom, that's why they smell funny") to having a secret weekend flat in Hillbrow (at age 16) to some [...]
Think of this as your permission slip. If you’ve been waffling, faffing or generally procrastinating, now’s the time to hop off the fence. If your truth has been on pause for too long, know that [...]
About 60 million years ago, when I was 29, I was rocking it with one hand in the pocket of my brand new Diesel jeans, the other dexterously holding an until-that-night-totally-unfamiliar snooker cue stick. I [...]
So last night - as I was sad-movie-sobbing into my smoked strawberry salad, watching as the tears plopped into the arugula and wondering (as if in the mind of a different person) if they were [...]
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