Why Oscar’s story is sad for every South African . . .

I wrote previously about this story and my views on it but since returning to China this tragedy has disturbed and irritated me beyond expectation. From stepping back into China the first question people ask me about my trip home is, firstly, if I survived and secondly ‘what is the story with this pitos, pistorus, … Continue reading Why Oscar’s story is sad for every South African . . .

The soul of a country is what gives me hope for South Africa . . .

I wrote a piece a while ago about how when you buy something it should be evaluated based on how it makes you feel rather than any other superficial reason. I had the privilege of heading to Bali as the summer slowly slips away in my part of the world!  Firstly it is simply one of … Continue reading The soul of a country is what gives me hope for South Africa . . .

South Africans scare the *&$% out of me sometimes . . .

Last week the auditor general brought out a report on the last financial year and the way our government managed the funds. Now as taxpayers, if you didn’t know, we have a vested interest in this report. You see you give a portion of your salary (well maybe you don’t you tax evading bitch!) to … Continue reading South Africans scare the *&$% out of me sometimes . . .

As a SOUTH AFRICAN read this, pass this on and make sure everyone you know VOTES for the pride this gave us!

A few years ago i found out FRESHLY GROUND were nominated for an MTV music award and i began writing an email to every person i had in my address book at that time convincing them to vote! When they won on that great night to show the world that the tip of Africa is … Continue reading As a SOUTH AFRICAN read this, pass this on and make sure everyone you know VOTES for the pride this gave us!

Bono + Ali + South African = New Louis Vuitton advert!

I think these two may actually be the coolest couple on the planet so to use them with the backdrop of South Africa to promote LV is a superb idea! How did they get the infinitely genius and humanitarian Bono to sell his soul you ask – well not only did he ‘sell his soul’ but it … Continue reading Bono + Ali + South African = New Louis Vuitton advert!

Spurs go South African!

You may have seen how we reported on MTN making it onto Manchester Uniteds website as an official sponsor – well hot on the heels SPURS have just announced their new sponsor and low and behold another South African company is hitting big! The two-year shirt sponsorship, effective from Season 2010/2011, will see the Investec brand feature on the Tottenham Hotspur shirts … Continue reading Spurs go South African!