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 […]

For a slice of watermelon


Today was by all accounts a pretty horrible day. It started with crazy traffic at 06:30. It was probably my own fault*. I know I’m supposed to be out the house and pass a certain marker by latest 06:15 to ensure a relatively painless commute to work. The trip to Sandton normally takes 20 minutes […]

Taking stock

“People will forget what you said to them. They will even forget what you did to them. They will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou Today I was reminded again of how a small act of kindness, choice words of encouragement or even a wave from a distance “Just to say hi”, […]

Music makes me happy

A couple of years ago, a former colleague once quipped, “The 90’s called, they want their iPod back.” She was of course refering to my 4th generation iPod (photo) which seemed quite archaic by the then nano, classic and touch versions. Jokes aside, this baby holds 60GB worth of music. That’s over 8,000 songs and […]