Monthly Archives: February 2012

All the sixes

The apartheid regime is difficult to get your head round. Its legacies are everywhere, from the statue of Jan Smuts in Company Gardens, to the only second ever performance of Athol Fugard’s blinding ‘Statements after an Arrest under the Immorality … Continue reading

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A big day

Yesterday was a big day. It was the state opening of parliament. 2012 is the ANC’s centenary year. It’s the year of elections (President Zuma, who did his own time at Robben Island for anti-apartheid activity has been in power … Continue reading

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On Driving and Diving

Now that I’ve worked out what the pillars of motivation are, I did what I normally do when presented with rules to follow; I completely ignored them and spent Sunday doing my own thing. I didn’t ‘practice’ or ‘study’ and … Continue reading

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Who motivates the motivators?

So the big question is how do we keep going? What keeps us motivated? And I don’t just mean when the chips are down. In some ways, it’s easier to fight and keep going when you’ve got something to fight … Continue reading

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