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July 3, 2018

How do you really feel?

I am feeling overwhelmed and exhausted at the moment. And in pain. Yes, I feel pain.  It feels like I have been spending most of my time “explaining” why I don’t eat or wear animals, don’t drink alcohol, don’t wear shoes... isn’t it obvious?! It makes me feel so sad…
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June 20, 2018

Love is the way

No one is born hating another human. It is learned. Our natural state is to love. Nelson Mandela said something similar to this.  If my tour of the US has showed me one thing It’s that the world doesn’t need any more hate or pain or suffering. That is everywhere.…
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ActivismMy Blog
April 5, 2018

Dearest Bob

Dearest Bob, I am sorry. More of your friends died after Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon 2018. Again. Sorry doesn’t seem to cut it I know.I really don’t know what else to say. I know what you are thinking. “Every year same story”. And I know this is especially hurtful…
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March 21, 2018

Why should we get to decide?

On this day in 1960, 60 humans (men, women and children) were shot dead (most of them in the back running away) by policeman in Sharpeville. On the same day in my Cape Town home, Langa, a peaceful protest ended in 3 unnecessary deaths by shooting from police. Read more about Langa…
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ActivismBookMy Blog
February 26, 2018

Black Panther is great for a black movie

Da fuck?! What does that even mean? It was a really good movie considering it was made by black people with mostly black actors in it? How about – Black Panther is one of the best movies ever?! It’s how I feel and what I witness in Langa, South Africa…
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ActivismBookMy Blog
February 21, 2018

I am Butterfly Man

I am finally not scared to really stand out and share the truth behind my story. What was really going on behind the story that most people viewed through a small screen on their phone. I shared what I could through that same screen for so long but in truth…
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January 26, 2018

JOBS OVER WATER

JOBS OVER WATER JOBS OVER WATER JOBS OVER WATER "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good to do nothing." - Edmund Burke "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good to do nothing." - Edmund Burke "The only thing necessary for…
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January 23, 2018

Butterfly Man

"In using the word SHOCK we try to capture what it means when the world no longer matches our historic experience of it. This is usually a bad thing. A sudden, bad thing. In the medical world it's a life-threatening medical condition with many forms. You can die from it.…
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December 24, 2017

We are all the authors

We are all the authors We are all the authors of our own life. We must be. No one else can write our own story. It’s not up to anyone else to write our own story and if our story isn’t quite going the way we would like it to…
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December 6, 2017

Free the feet

The other day I was pulling up my socks before I put on my shoes as I have done just about every day for as long as I can remember. Not once have I ever questioned this practice. Why would I? Everyone does it and I can of course see…
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