Bittersweet Bravery and the Ballad of a Broken Heart

Your very soul stirs the shift of a season...And in the winter of your absence...I find a comfort in the summer of your memory. Bittersweet /ˌbɪtəˈswiːt/ Adorned with the quality of awakening a sensation of pleasure, tinged with traces of longing and heartache. The description given to that indescribable mix of emotion that preludes the … Continue reading Bittersweet Bravery and the Ballad of a Broken Heart

AfrikaBurn – The Whimsy of a Wallflower in the Wasteland

Rising like a dusty mirage out of the Karoo heat, there’s a city that many call home. It’s a manifestation of our collective imagination and the culmination of our collective efforts. It comes and goes, and ebbs and flows. It’s transient, temporary and transitory. It’s neither here, nor there.It is real in its unrealness."Out of … Continue reading AfrikaBurn – The Whimsy of a Wallflower in the Wasteland

Rattle the Cage and Break the Shackle

Freedom /ˈfriːdəm/ A courageous state of challenging the status quo and internalised perceptions that keeps one enthralled to a certain creed, mindset or way of living. A liberation from the self-imposed hurdles and personal fantasies that staunches growth and development. The emancipated position of assuming responsibility for one's own choices, the acknowledgement of truth, and … Continue reading Rattle the Cage and Break the Shackle

The Myth of the Courtship of Wisdom

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Legend has it that once there were three deities who were the cradle to the nature of humanity: Memory, Passion and Reason. Reason, the youngest of the three, was muse to the weavings of logic. She was garbed in the calm composure of her temperament, and her thinking was measured and refined. Poised and pragmatic, … Continue reading The Myth of the Courtship of Wisdom