Chasing Francis: On Artists, Forgiveness and a Communal Faith

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: inspire-ations, things to wrestle with, thorts of other people, what i am reading|Tags: , , , , |

i already shared some glimpses into the book 'Chasing Francis' that i am busy reading and absolutely loving. i have a lot of pieces of paper sticking out of a lot of pages, so i [...]

A Frikkin Hashtag: #IWokeUpAndDecided

By | April 19th, 2017|Categories: activities, AFrikkinHashtag, Hashtag Game, silly things|Tags: , , , |

How focused are you at the beginning of a day? We decided to find out in our latest game... [The Story So Far: Every Wednesday at 12 noon South African time [6am EDT] an inspired and [...]

If you think you’re ‘woke’ you’re not.

By | April 19th, 2017|Categories: race vibes, South Africa, things to wrestle with, thorts of other people|Tags: , , , , |

i can't stand the term 'woke'. But i get the meaning behind it and sometimes we need to use words we don't like, simply because that's is how the majority of people will understand what [...]

Deep Dive your way to deeper relationship.

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: activities, inspire-ations, South Africa, things to wrestle with|Tags: , , |

Last night we hosted our second Deep Dive Dinner Conversation in Durban. While Saturday's was a group of all white people chatting about Identity as a white person in South Africa, last night was a [...]

Chasing ‘Chasing Francis’: a book review of sorts

By | April 15th, 2017|Categories: inspire-ations, what i am reading|Tags: , , , |

'The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.' [Marcel Proust] i am about a third of the way through reading the book 'Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim's Tale' [...]

Anatomy of a march

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: activities, reflections, South Africa, things to wrestle with, what i am watching|Tags: , , , |

This follows on from 'South Africa - the week that followed: Where to from here?' so if you didn't read that maybe start there. BEWARE THE IDEAS OF MARCH For all those of you who marched [...]

South Africa – the week that followed: Where to from here?

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: activities, reflections, South Africa, things to wrestle with, tricky things|Tags: , , , , |

South Africa, how are we doing? How is Justice being fought for this week? It's been a week since a bunch of you wore black in protest. It's been a couple of days since a [...]

Having received your marching hors d’oeuvre…

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: activities, inspire-ations, South Africa, things to wrestle with|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If this last week was the first time you ever did anything in terms of protest then THAT IS AMAZING. Well done. Good for you. That's really great. At the same time it is very [...]

Post-Marchem: Reflections after the #AntiZumaMarch

By | April 8th, 2017|Categories: South Africa, things to wrestle with, thorts of other people, what i am reading, what i am watching|Tags: , , , , , |

i have to go out quite early today, so not going to be able to compile as much as i would hope, but maybe tomorrow there will be a part II. Yesterday there was a [...]

To March or not to March [and the answer is Yes!]

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: activities, challenging thorts, positive ideas for change, South Africa, things to wrestle with|Tags: , |

This started out as a Facebook status but got a little long: A bunch of people have been asking me what they should do tomorrow or for advice on what to do and let me [...]

A Frikkin Hashtag: #ThatNoiseUnderMyBedIs

By | April 5th, 2017|Categories: activities, AFrikkinHashtag, games & Stuff, Hashtag Game, silly things|Tags: , , |

There's a strange noise coming from under my bed and i can't believe it's a monster so it must be... [The Story So Far: Every Wednesday at 12 noon South African time [6am EDT] an inspired [...]

#BlackMonday review: Wear black if you want, but also don’t.

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: pain and Hope, positive ideas for change, South Africa, things to wrestle with, thorts of other people, what i am reading|Tags: , |

So #BlackMonday was a thing. For anyone who missed it, i wrote a post during the day collating a lot of the stuff i shared and read which i titled: Bleak Monday: Studios were touched [...]