In her own words 

ONE PLACE, ONE MOMENT, YET ONE WORLD

  April 15th, 2013 - a day presumed to be one dedicated to sporting heroes running across Boston's marathon finish line, in a split second, turned into a day of heroism across the city. As waves of shock passed through collections of runners and crowds of...

KEEPING THE FAITH

  As differing as the world's geography, politics, policies and populations may be, there are some things that create a global connection. Faith. This universal connection was recently on display at a level rarely seen - but clearly it is felt. Throughout the...

CRY, ONCE MORE, THE BELOVED COUNTRY

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

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...

A YEAR PAST

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...

GLOBAL VOTE OF CONFIDENCE

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...

A PEACE PRIZE FOR WHAT WE SO OFTEN ASSUME

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...

THE CAUTIONS WITHIN “BECAUSE I CAN”

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’S ALL ABOUT THE AFTERGLOW

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...

THE POWER OF WEARING ONE’S FLAG

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...