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A Frikkin Hashtag: #AsTheChestCreakedOpen

By | May 11th, 2017|Categories: activities, AFrikkinHashtag, games & Stuff, Hashtag Game, silly things|Tags: , , , |

When i was clearing out the attic and i came across that old dusty chest, i decided to open it and what did i find inside? [The Story So Far: Every Wednesday at 12 noon [...]

Deaf White People

By | May 11th, 2017|Categories: pain and Hope, race vibes, South Africa, things to wrestle with|Tags: , , |

Sorry, that should read 'Dear White People', a super helpful, brilliantly made series on Netflix that i am busy watching, which does an excellent job of unpacking many of the race issues i try to write [...]

Maybe the problem is that we didn’t start.

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: race vibes, South Africa, things to wrestle with, thorts of other people|Tags: , , , , |

So the other day i posted my first Race with Me video of a series i plan to run on the topic of the white people question, "When can we stop saying sorry?" and "When [...]

Guardians of the Galaxy II: Some thoughts…

By | May 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Finally watched Guardians of the Galaxy II Sunday night. i say "finally" because i think Guardians of the Galaxy original is probably my best movie of all time. So. Much. Fun. And yes, SPOILERS be [...]

Race with Me: When have white people done enough?

By | May 6th, 2017|Categories: race vibes, Race with Me, South Africa, things to wrestle with|Tags: , , , |

In this video i take a brief look at the question of when we as white people can move on from needing to talk about and act on apartheid stuff...

A Frikkin Hashtag: #ToSeekJusticeIWill

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: activities, AFrikkinHashtag, fun, games & Stuff, Hashtag Game|Tags: , , , |

My wife tbV [aka The Beautiful Val] has spent most of the last year pulling together the first Justice Conference in South Africa. This week's game coincided with the conference so i decided to use the [...]

Taboo Topic: Mental Illness [schizophrenia] – meet Hilary Mushambi (nee Peer)

By | May 3rd, 2017|Categories: pain and Hope, Taboo Topics, thorts of other people|Tags: , , |

i am so super grateful for another brave person sharing a story that deals with mental illness as i imagine this has to be something that makes you feel cut off from society at large, [...]

A different kind of peace

By | May 2nd, 2017|Categories: inspire-ations, thorts of other people, what i am reading|Tags: , , , |

Some more thoughts that jumped out at me as i was reading 'Chasing Francis' recently. Firstly, if you have never read the peace prayer of Francis of Assisi, this thing is so flippin powerful. Imagine if [...]

Their houses will be turned over to others.

By | May 1st, 2017|Categories: God stuff, shtupidt people, things to wrestle with, thorts of other people|Tags: , , |

Let there be peace! Most weeks when life is not too crazy i send out an email message called 'Thort For The Week'. Basically a sermon/message/thought for the week that relates to God and following [...]

A Frikkin Hashtag: #ThatsNotArtIts

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: activities, AFrikkinHashtag, games & Stuff, Hashtag Game, silly things|Tags: , , , |

Having found two very talented women on the Twitterer who have amused and delighted us with their tweets, we decided to put them to work... [The Story So Far: Every Wednesday at 12 noon South [...]