Climate crisis, save the planet

The climate crisis is so huge with touchpoints in so many aspects of our lives, that we can easily become overwhelmed and quit even trying. Much like the metaphor, “How…

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childhood

Childhood looks nothing like it used to.  Children have less time, less focus and less of that natural enthusiasm for life. They’re tired, anxious and emotionally erratic. So what’s going on?…

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Rhino

This month, National Children’s Theatre celebrates World Rhino Day (22 September) with a production created by teenager Taskeen Wadee. Taskeen aims to raise awareness about the distressing plight of the…

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phone, selfie, sunset

Attention please, attention, yes you there at the back… This book shares facts so crucial to human life that the mere act of not reading/listening to it is to bury…

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working women

Female trailblazers Miriam Makeba, Thuli Madonsela, Ferial Haffajee, Caster Semenya, Albertina Sisulu, Thandi Klaasen, Zanele Muholi, Gcina Mhlophe. Just a few of the powerful, bold, trailblazing women who stood tall before…

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Education, freedom of thought

We are quick to praise freedom of speech, but do we consider freedom of thought? It’s great to live in a society where everyone is free to shout their opinions…

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rubrics cube, challenge, learning new things, ego prevents curiosity

The challenge  A few years ago my colleagues and I were given a challenge to solve the Rubik’s cube. There was a monetary reward offered which was enough to fire…

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