Editor’s note

Memories of voting queues

I can still remember standing in a queue to vote for the first time, laughing with my student-friends and making conversation with the people around us.

Wanneer jy engele raakloop

Daar is engele tussen ons. Die soort sonder vlerke. Wat baie keer so in die verbygaan jou regtig rààk sien en help sonder om twee keer te dink.

When accidents happen to you

Yesterday I was seriously injured during work hours, after a freak foot-slipping accident. Now I’m stuck trying to find ways not to use my right leg.

Four natural remedies to help beat the flu

It’s cold and flu season and with so many people sniffing and coughing, it’s hard to protect yourself from getting sick. After suffering through a cold, I thought it would be a good idea to research natural ways of beating colds and flu.

The lost art of storytelling

The children instantly quieted down when the old man shifted, staring deep into the flames of the fire. When he got that look in his eyes it meant they would soon hear a story.

Start exploring close to home

I took a road trip on Friday afternoon. Not the usual one with a car filled with friends or family, plenty of padkos and an exciting destination, but an exploration of Nkomazi.

It really is a small world

No matter where you go, chances are you’ll meet someone that has some connection to you. This is something I’ve experienced many times since I started working.

Celebrating the special “moms” in our lives

On Sunday, moms all over the world will be woken up with coffee, slightly burnt toast, a messily-wrapped present or a pretty flower or two from the garden, presented with great pride.

Running is great therapy

When I drove past a runner on my way to work or home, I always felt that twinge of guilt over not exercising and envy over their fitness. Now I’m actually one of those runners…and loving all the benefits of the sport.
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