People who inspire me: Kim Feinberg

I was introduced to Kim Feinberg about 6 years ago when the corporate I worked for had sponsored one of the 94.7 Highveld Christmas Wishlist wishes. If I recall correctly, […]


20 Days to Christmas

It’s time to write letters to Santa today. As a parent I will always endeavour to use the opportunity as some sort of moral lesson for the kids but inevitably […]

When the meaning of Christmas changes

I found this blogpost and thought it very much in line with the How Christmas is Celebrated series on my own site. While we are specifically talking about how different religions celebrate the holidays here on my blog, this story reminds us of the basic human condition – peace of […]

Her family will have a home for Christmas

This story, now campaign, really touched my heart. Given the 16 Days of Activism period we are now in, this is a very real and relevant example of how abuse destroys lives – long before death is even an option. The deadline for the appeal was last night but, again, […]

21 Days to Christmas

I’m not quite sure exactly what we’ll be making today but it’s likely to be one or two of the following: Christmas crackers made from old toilet roll tubes, gift […]

What does a Jewish-German Christmas look like?

Last week I posted Christmas with a capital C which is how I sum up my approach to this religious event. In the article I wondered how other people regard […]

22 Days to Christmas

The Christmas Story for kids Long ago, about 2000 years, when King Herod ruled Judea (now part of Israel), God sent the angel Gabriel to a young women who lived […]

What type of Activist are you?

Violence against women and children is never acceptable, never excusable, and never tolerable. The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children is an international campaign. It […]

23 Days to Christmas

We have always used the holidays to give the message to our kids that if you don’t make room for good to enter then it can’t. It works well to […]

It’s Christmas with a capital C for me

I was born Catholic and have remained Catholic ever since.  Celebrating Christmas in the Catholic tradition is all I’ve ever known. I love it this way. Working in corporate for many years we were always debating what type of message to put out over the December holiday period; is it […]

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