"I sit down with Kanthan Pillay to chat about his fascinating career in media as well as what made him pursue a life in politics..."
My favourite writings
Angels in desolation
'In such ugly times, the only true protest is beauty,' Phil Ochs once said ...
DAWN was breaking over the magnificent desolation of the Karoo landscape as cats eyes flung themselves...more
The butterfly that stamped
This is the 9th month of the year 1999. There are 99 days to go to the last year of this century. Do you feel a sense of destiny?
A BUTTERFLY flapped his wings in East Timor, setting...more
Death of a friend
Living in South Africa has a numbing effect on a human being. One soon becomes almost unaware of the daily cycle of violence, destruction, and death. Reports of children...more
Jo'burg, the place of miracles
How we deal with death is as important as how we deal with life...
Picture a modern-day Rip van Winkle, rising from slumber in the area north of Pretoria. He walks down the...more