Are You not Entertained? (Sunday Tribune column)

As I write this column, there is a storm happening on Twitter. Speculation as to whether Paralympic star, Oscar Pistorius accidently or intentionally killed his girlfriend is the story buzzing on social networks. Everyone has an opinion and theory and I am astonished at the attention it is receiving on my […]

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Good Things Take Time (Sunday Tribune Column)

I recently found myself as a guest speaker at the matric awards function at my former school. When I speak at school events, I usually talk about what I wish someone had told me at that age – finding my passion, overcoming fears and the importance of perseverance. This time, […]

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The Power of Words (Sunday Tribune Column)

 Recently a friend was telling me about an argument she had with her boyfriend.  Their arguments had steadily been growing out of control and one day in the heat of the moment she raised her hand and slapped him. Soon after, they parted ways with hostility on both sides. Her […]

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Speaking Out (Sunday Tribune Column)

Some weeks ago I was robbed at the university where I teach. Someone walked into my office while I stood in the hallway and walked away with my handbag in his backpack. When I realised what had happened and confronted him, he grabbed me, pushed me into a wall and […]

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