What’s YOUR issue? You know you have one…

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 [...]

By | May 21st, 2019|

Strong back. Soft front. Wild heart.

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 [...]

By | April 18th, 2019|

State of bondage

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.

By | March 9th, 2019|

The Bad Side of Good

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 [...]

By | February 14th, 2019|

Here’s to cheering you on!

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 [...]

By | December 13th, 2018|

How to win at pool

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 [...]

By | November 29th, 2018|

Don’t be kak. Be lekker.

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 [...]

By | November 15th, 2018|

An idea whose time has come

  On your life’s journey You discover things that are Obvious yet profound.   Take for example: “How you live every day is How you live your life.”   It [...]

By | November 4th, 2018|

Don’t hate on my haiku

Is your life is boring, friend? Every day the same as the next? Same routine? Same packed lunch? Same profile picture? Same series on Netflix? When I was in Uruguay [...]

By | October 4th, 2018|
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