A tourist in my own country

Last weekend I enjoyed a weekend away in Mpumalanga. Mpumalanga (Zulu for "the place where the sun rises") is a province in eastern South Africa, bordering the nations of Swaziland and Mozambique. It embraces the southern half of Kruger National Park, a huge nature reserve with abundant wildlife including big game. The province's iconic Blyde River... Continue Reading →



If you can keep your head when all about you     Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,     But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,     Or being lied about, don’t deal in... Continue Reading →

Coca-Cola Invites Six Strangers To Breakfast In The Dark To ‘Remove Labels’ — The Shock When The Lights Come On Is Priceless

Coca-Cola Middle East invited six strangers to an Iftar, an evening “breakfast,” when Muslims end their daily Ramadan fast at sunset, as part of the company’s “Remove Labels” campaign. The six strangers met in the dark. Their surprise at the appearances of the strangers they had been enjoying a meal with — once the lights... Continue Reading →

Wisdom from Shakespeare…

  These words come from Act 1, Scene 3 of Hamlet, Laertes is about to embark for France to attend the university. His father Polonius gives him the following famous lines of advice: Give thy thoughts no tongue, Nor any unproportion'd thought his act. Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar. Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried,... Continue Reading →

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