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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 after…
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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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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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November 23, 2017

Dear Prime Minister May

Dear Prime Minister Theresa May, I met Alfie the pig the other day. He asked me to transcribe his words into a letter to you.He was really nervous and wasn’t sure how to address you. Dear Prime Minister, I don’t blame you, Theresa. I love you. I know you can’t…
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November 14, 2017

Don’t Eat Me, Baby! (Part IV of IV – the source)

Dear Bob the Turtle, I hope you are well. I've been thinking about you a lot since I last saw you splashing around with that sexy Sandy in your new aquarium, happy to still be alive and to have gotten all that plastic out of your system. Wow, you're both…
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November 6, 2017

Touch Me, Baby! (Part III of IV)

Not so long ago I was staying in a wonderful place called Temenos in McGregor, South Africa (where I wrote the opening 5 chapters of my first book which will be published in 2018). The resident cat and I really had a cool bond. We were so affectionate and cuddly…
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October 30, 2017

Allowing each other to be (Part II of IV)

In order to even attempt to solve a problem you need to be aware of it in the first place. I know I could never come close to knowing what it must be like to be a woman in this world. I can never know what it's like to be anyone…
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