Johannesburg vs Cape Town debate

The Johannesburg vs Cape Town debate has been raging since the early “Voortrekkers” left the Cape to settle in the city of gold. The current debacle debate in South Africa between Jo-burgers and Capetonians just stepped up a notch. The view from Johannesburg It all started with this post from Jade Mitchell: Go F**k yourself […]

Rwanda – worth a visit

Rwanda from the sky

I’m sure that if you asked around, not many people will list Rwanda as one of their top tourist destinations to visit in Africa. This is partly due to ignorance (It’s a town somewhere in South Africa right? Err, no!), mainly because of the very bad things that happened in 1994 and probably because they […]

Escape from reality

Red Rooibos cappuccino

“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.” – Lloyd Alexander Lloyd Alexander was an influential American author of more than forty books, mostly fantasy novels for children and adolescents. His most famous contribution to the field of children’s literature is the fantasy series The Chronicles of Prydain. The concluding […]

When I grow up I want to be happy

Happiness mind map - EEPaul

These are the words of 13-year Logan LaPlante when questioned what he wanted to be when he grows up. He wants to be happy and healthy. Since we’re on the #100happydays theme at the moment, this TEDx talk from 2013 is quite apt. In it, Logan discusses how hacking his education is helping him achieve […]