Simplicity

For these ball-jiggling champs (photographed in Soweto, Phiri), happiness depends on whether their ball is fully pumped and whether they can play with it. I remember the days I was their age; we would go out early in the morning with friends only to return early evening. Our parents would often give us a serious …

Man

A man walks home after a day of working hard for his family. Kulikhuni ukuba indoda mfana wam', my father often said to me when I was a young boy. A day after taking the photo, those words rang through my head. Life lesson heeded. Thank you Baba! Ntombela. Mageba. Shwele kuwe ndod' yamadoda. Wena …

Lessons learnt at Cerebra

So, it has been two weeks. A full two weeks — at the time of this article's publication, of course — at an agency I once looked at from afar a few months prior and envied. Now, I'm of the opinion that formal education, especially at tertiary level, is a great experience. For me, attending …

Tertiary education is not enough

Just as in many other previous instances, a recent visit to a good friend unlocked a fascinating conversation. On our way from buying drinks, we stopped to buy plates of take-away food. The food was delectable. Anyway, let me not digress, allow me to ask, please: Is what you are learning at college or university …

Life should not begin at 40!

Recently, I read that there's a time in your life when money and material things stop becoming a way you measure your worth, success and other things. At that moment, I was reminded of a Public Relations lecturer at the college I attended. She once asserted (I paraphrase): "At your age, you think about parties, …