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What is a high-value woman and why do we care?

The overarching interest in mental, physical and spiritual wellness amongst various groups of people is high. The need to do better for yourself in the life that you live is of interest to many. The wellness “movement” has been wildly successful, especially online. There are coaches, gurus and influencers who are constantly giving out tips…

Looking into the English language | South Africa

In the early years of the 1800s, the English language arrived with the British in the Cape. From soldiers and settlers to missionaries, the prevalence of English travelled through various areas of the country, even in Dutch/Afrikaans areas where its arrival created a sense of animosity and was deemed ‘die vyand se taal’ (the language…

In praise of a sensitive society

Sensitive.  Delicate. Perspective. Precise.  // A connection to life   The most terrifying thing about being alive is that it really is an experience filled with small intricacies. It is probably also behind what makes life so beautiful. The combination of thoughts and behaviours from multiple people that accumulate and take shape within a community is…

Nathi Mthethwa & the flag | A Country in Misery

As Minister Nathi Mthethwa sits in an interview with the host of ‘Power to Truth’ Dr Onkgopotse JJ Tabane on ENCA and stumbles over a very hilariously poor explanation of why the country needs an erected R22-million South African flag with LED lights, there is a collective sigh from the mouths of the public. A…