Inspiration from a 15 year old – Max van Heerden

There are many people I know that I am extremely proud to keep company with. Most of these people are adults, but there is a special place in my heart for young people who I have come to know who humble me by showing me what the future will bring.


Goodbye friend. Hello car boot sale!

I have a friend who has been yearning to return to the coast and has decided to relocate from Johannesburg at the end of October (2018). She would most probably prefer me to be the type of friend who shows some level of remorse at her departure but I simply cannot contain my excitement at the prospect of a good old garage sale! Admittedly, I go gaga for these type of sales.

Working for myself, our Youth, and the environment

A focus on Sam Mhlungulu of Bagale Rubberworx.
This article is part of a series on Entrepreneurs who are “Friends Like These”.

Impilo brings life to SA Fashion Week

Impilo Collection Jewellery Collaborates with International Fashion Designer Chu Yan at South African Fashion WeekAngela Yeung, the award-winning South African jewellery designer behind the Impilo…

Salute to my teachers, mentors and leaders

On this third day of the Month of Gratitude 2016, Respect! and thank you to all those wonderful women and men who have passed through my…

Boys and their Boxers

It’s been just over 4 weeks now since Toughey the hamster died. We eventually broke the news to the kids by faking a “who-left-the-cage-open-and-the-hamster-escaped” stunt.…

What does a Bahá’í Christmas look like?

This blog series has been one of the best for me personally so far. I have learnt so much from my friends, about their religions…

What does a Charismatic Christmas look like?

My friend Mike was always destined for greater things. He used to work in my Merchandising team at a national corporate many years ago. He…

What does Christmas look like when you have a living God?

The other day I shared Preetika’s story in What does a Hindu Christmas look like? Then I learnt that there are different levels under Hinduism.…

What does a Hindu Christmas look like?

My friend Preetika Ajoodha was born and raised in Johannesburg Fordsburg into a Gujarati Hindu family. She is one of few remaining people who really…

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