Some days, more devastating than others

12.01.2019. The day the world changed for the worse and better all the same damn time, I had a Coke Emnyama. It had memories rushing back, reminded me of olden days — my being 12 to 14 year-old-days. I then recalled what matters and made a distinction of what is important and what’s frivolous. The …

Try Doubting Yourself A little less This Year

I’ll write it once more, with a little emphasis: Try Doubting Yourself A little less This Year! I write this with so much authority because in 2018, I did some stuff I thought difficult some three years back! Identifying myself as a Content Strategist / Director was one of them. I eventually figured: because I …

World-class writing from everyday moments and the word business

So, I am having my writing be inspired by everything around me. Case in point: the image above could inspire a short story. And the story needn’t get published — it might as well be a practice short story; written up, read up and promptly shredded. World class athletes train and get sharp with each …

Unnecessary Baggage is Easier to Carry Around Nowadays

We carry around and get attached to things we don't really need, I recently thought, while having a conversation with myself. Take for instance how we carry around tons of music on memory cards. Music we don't exactly listen to. When we purge our music libraries, we easily find many songs we haven't played in …

The name tag chronicle

This name tag takes me back to days when I was a master at the till point in the retail sector. One of the best ever! Fond memories. And, because the job was customer facing, I was forced out of my shell and went on to build some of the most enduring relationships in my …