Johannesburg, South Africa


A man walks past a trash pile as fresh snow falls over Manhattan in New York on January 7, 2011.  New Yorkers, still reeling from one of the biggest snow storms in the Big Apple's history, faced a fresh dump of the white stuff as officials vowed to be better prepared this time.       AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

A quick summary on why men are trash.

  When the term “men are trash” was trending in South Africa, the automatic retaliation was that #womenaretrash and that we were being dramatically unnecessary because all women were focusing on was the experience of terrible relationships. As much as I’d like to say that’s the...


#2x – The ‘Sugar Daddy’ Infestation

  Why do we always manage to excuse the decisions of grown men as “they’re just being men” even when their behaviours are tantamount to ruining an entire generation? Why do we accept that fathers, uncles, cousins and even friends prey on young girls – that...


Whiteness and the Apartheid legacy.

There was this thread on twitter by @PieterHowes the other day about whiteness, white privilege, white supremacy, and the impact of Apartheid on South Africa and why racial tensions continue to penetrate through every issue in this country. Please take a moment to read this....

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My first love.

  Have you ever just sat and lost yourself in your thoughts, and stumbled onto someone you’d hoped your heart had forgotten about? Have you ever tried burying someone so deep in your mind that every time they made their way into your conscious mind, your...