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“The way he lives his life has shown me Jesus in everything that he does.”

It was through Church on Main that I have come to know Ian. I have been fascinated by his strong faith and so I decided to get to know more about him and his walk with Christ. Ian was born in Johannesburg but moved to Hilton, Kwa-Zulu Natal at the age of 12. He attended … Continue reading “The way he lives his life has shown me Jesus in everything that he does.”

“The sun was in our eyes. We were traveling at about 60 km p/h. I didn’t see the speedometer. I was in the passenger seat [Ben paused]. We hit him.”

Today I went to visit a friend. As I walked into the lounge, I was introduced to Ben. Ben is your stereotypical surfer who seems pretty relaxed about most things. With his beanie tilted to one the side, he began to tell me about a holiday that is hauntingly etched into his memory. “It was … Continue reading “The sun was in our eyes. We were traveling at about 60 km p/h. I didn’t see the speedometer. I was in the passenger seat [Ben paused]. We hit him.”

“I was really nervous. You don’t really know what’s going on. You’re new at the job and you have all these first years expecting you to know everything.”

Meet Emily – a receptionist at Baxter Hall Residence, UCT. Emily’s warm smile and happy-go-lucky attitude instantly made me feel like I was talking to an old friend. Emily’s first experience of being Baxter’s receptionist started off by sitting in on former receptionist and friend, Khanya’s shifts. Reflecting on getting a bit of work experience … Continue reading “I was really nervous. You don’t really know what’s going on. You’re new at the job and you have all these first years expecting you to know everything.”

“I like to protect the people”

I think that one of the most iconic places to visit in Cape Town is the public pools in Sea Point. Having been newly renovated, I decided to take the plunge and go for a visit. On my arrival, I was greeted by Base, who was willing to tell me his story. Base has recently … Continue reading “I like to protect the people”

“I look forward to summer because I love the sea and the beach.”

The common human idea is to try to find a parking as close as you can to where you need to be. However, this proves almost impossible when you find yourself in Cape Town’s city centre – a buzz of activity. If you stand still for a moment and breathe in your surroundings, you are … Continue reading “I look forward to summer because I love the sea and the beach.”

Zuma’s reshuffle causes a shuffle of feet to parliament

Cape Town – Thousands of citizens participated in a #Zumamustfall protest outside parliament last week Thursday owing to President Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet Reshuffle. South Africans held placards, sang struggle songs and formed a human chain from parliament to St George’s Cathedral, where the memorial service of the late struggle icon, Ahmed Kathrada, was held on … Continue reading Zuma’s reshuffle causes a shuffle of feet to parliament