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We are still calling him ‘boy’

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: race vibes, South Africa, things to wrestle with, thorts of other people, what i am reading|Tags: , , , , , |

Another day, another person calling a grown man who works in your garden 'boy' - these racists are everywhere, right? Except this time it wasn't a racist. And in fact, it came in the context [...]

A Frikkin Hashtag: #MyHybridCreatureIs

By | July 26th, 2017|Categories: AFrikkinHashtag, games & Stuff, Hashtag Game, silly things|Tags: , , , |

What if you mixed this animal with that animal we thought out loud... and you showed us... [The Story So Far: Every Wednesday at 12 noon South African time [6am EDT] an inspired and growing [...]

Blessed are the Critique’ers

By | July 25th, 2017|Categories: activities, challenging thorts, things to wrestle with, thorts of other people|Tags: , , |

This is an important one for the church to get. Because the evidence seems to suggest that so many people are missing it. There is a big difference between criticism [especially the negative kind] and [...]

Revisiting Angus Buchan: time to share some stories…

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: activities, God stuff, South Africa|Tags: , , , |

It has been exactly three months since i posted about the Angus Buchan prayer time in Bloemfontein which i wrote about here. Which got a lot of people mad. How dare i challenge such an [...]

Taboo Topics: Parents of young children – Meet Geraldine Walsh

By | July 14th, 2017|Categories: family, pain and Hope, Taboo Topics, things to wrestle with|Tags: , , , , |

i am so grateful to my friend Geraldine Walsh, who recently joined the @AFrikkinHashtag Hashtagging team on Twittter for sharing such a vulnerable story about her time as a new mom as well as [...]

#NotOnOurWatch II: Tattoo man vs car guard

By | July 8th, 2017|Categories: activities, race vibes, shtupidt people, South Africa, things to wrestle with|Tags: , , , |

Having spoken about and encouraged the #NotOnOurWatch hashtag commitment for probably over a year now, i just had my second big encounter [you can read about the first one here], which i wrote about on [...]

Agreeing to disagree in the very best of ways…

By | July 7th, 2017|Categories: activities, race vibes, South Africa, thorts of other people|Tags: , , |

'Howzit buddy, just got to Bootleggers.' [Whatsapp from Lukhanyo Neer] What a great message to receive. i had been looking forward to connecting with Lukhanyo for a while, since i had met him at The [...]