As South Africans we often stand in our own way when it comes to going for opportunities... Because of my job in recruitment I have often heard the following laments: I cannot apply because I don't have a degree. They will never employ me because I am white / black / coloured / Indian / … Continue reading The world is your oyster
On Sunday the 13th of May it was Mothers day in Germany. For weeks before one gets bombarded with advertisements of what to get mom for mothers day... from jewellery to flowers, special restaurant and spa vouchers. With these little reminders it is difficult to not play back to the last days we spent together, … Continue reading Mother’s Day
Anyone that knows me knows that there are a couple of things that I get "carried away" with. Fairness Ethics Obstacles that are unnecessary Customer service And believe me, I have had many a conversation telling me I should not get emotionally involved and trust me I try... my mantra: focus on what you can … Continue reading The burden of caring
When the weather grows cooler in South Africa, and the rainy season starts in Cape Town, well I am keeping fingers crossed 🤞, Spring starts officially with the first weekend leaning towards 20 degrees. What a difference! Suddenly there is no gloomy faces or dark clothes anymore, restaurants and any place indoors is empty and … Continue reading The first warm weekend
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Ok, well not that horrific, but there are really things one does not want to hear when mourning. When tragedy strikes and one is suddenly faced with the loss of someone there are always other people involved. Well, life in general involves other people right? So unless you are a hermit, you are pretty much … Continue reading 6 Horrific things to say to someone who is mourning