CRY, ONCE MORE, THE BELOVED COUNTRY

Posted by on Feb 17, 2013 in Uncategorized | One Comment

It was supposed to be a day of love and heart-smiles, not a day of loss and heartache. It was to be a day to pass by in a blur of warm gestures and words, simple acts of loving kindness. Yet for tens of millions of South Africans across the southern tip of Africa, and […]

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Posted by on Jan 29, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

As the last days of the first month of a new year draw near –WEF delegates now back home facing post-Davos diets, economic systems re-engineered in 2012 now starting to turn their wheels,revolutionary aircraft launched to great fanfare now facing groundings that have even competitors respectfully silenced,legal systems and voiceless citizens now standing up to […]

A YEAR PAST

Posted by on Dec 24, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments

A year of love,a year of loss. A year of unions,a year of partings. A year of commitments,a year of convictions. A year of giving,a year of blessing. A year of discovery,a year of seeding future curiosity. A year of milestones,a year of miracles.Most of all, a year never to be forgotten, for all of […]

GLOBAL VOTE OF CONFIDENCE

Posted by on Nov 7, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments

November 07th, 2012. Depending on their locations, their times zones, and their levels of excitement, millions of people across the world chose to forfeit sleep the night before to be able to stay awake into the early hours of this new day, whist others were waking up early as the new dawn broke. A new […]

A PEACE PRIZE FOR WHAT WE SO OFTEN ASSUME

Posted by on Oct 19, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments

As occurs every year, on the mid-October day of the announcement of the 2012 Nobel Prize for Peace, audible speculation occurs around the globe. Who will it be? Who would be called out as the exemplary manifestation of all that the concept of peace represents. Who, or what? And why?How does one decide? How does […]

THE CAUTIONS WITHIN “BECAUSE I CAN”

Posted by on Sep 19, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments

September 11th, 2012. Eleven years on, the world pauses to remember, ritualistically, a day that changed the world we know. The terrifying acts of a few changed the lives of all. Losses of lives stand as legacies of conscience, and conviction. Borders remain erased as it is clear that we are all united, regardless of […]

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE AFTERGLOW

Posted by on Aug 18, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments

It seems impossible to imagine – the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games are gone. Quite remarkable. Especially considering how impossible the idea of a success Games was for so many, for so long.  The questioning started with the initial speculation of viability of the bid itself: “Will London get it?“…”Should London Get It??” Once host […]

THE POWER OF WEARING ONE’S FLAG

Posted by on Jul 27, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments

In a matter of hours, 13 hours, 07 and 26 seconds minutes to be precise – the 2012 OLYMPIC Games will commence in London. The moment has almost arrived – let the games begin! In true British style, the record-breaking sunshine of previous days – Mother Nature’s spotlight on the Olympic torch as it made […]

A BUTTERFLY WAITS TO FLAP HIS WINGS

Posted by on Jun 24, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments

One month on, any second now, the winner of the Egyptian presidential run-off elections will be announced. History is, once again, being made in Egypt. The world watches…a butterfly is waiting to flap his wings. Why does this matter? Why indeed. Egypt, a remarkable nation that for centuries has been a place of people of […]

WAKING TO A NEW DAWN

Posted by on May 22, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  In just one more sleep, Egyptians will be waking to the dawning of a new day. A new chapter in the story of one of the world’s most ancient lands is about to be written. The ink is ready. Election day is but hours away. Tomorrow the sun will shine stronger, brighter. Election day […]