The Spies need to come in from the cold and take the log out your eye

When you are always under fire, it’s great to be the victim and to be able to fire back. I am talking about the latest Spy scandal that has been in our news. Great Britain and the USA have been spying on South Africa, Russia and Turkey in 2009 at the G20 Summit. Here in … Read more

Be the change

How to take the speck out of someone else’s eye or How to get law and order back into society

Sometimes I count the number of cars that tailgate each other after the traffic light has turned red. It really ticks me off when cars intentionally drive through the red. On Monday, Christine and I drove up the North Coast and there must have been a speed trap at least every 15 km or so. … Read more

Stopping rape is a conversation

Can we change the view of masculinity in South Africa and bring about an end to rape?

My friend and perhaps “cause mentor”, Justin Foxton, sent me an article from the Mail & Guardian which highlights issues of men, violence and sexuality. According to a 2009 Medical Research Council study conducted among men between the ages of 18 and 49 in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, one in 10 South African men … Read more

Support for Cancer

There are so many causes, which is the most deserving of my attention?

As you can see by the photo, I recently shaved off my hair in aid of cancer. It was part of the Shavathon by the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA). It’s simple, you make donation of at least R50 and you get to look like me! And as everyone says, “it’s all for a … Read more