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Childhood reclaimed in stellar exhibition

Saying goodbye to your childhood is never an easy process. Memories fade, stories lose their shine, and the magic that surrounded so much of your adventures slowly leaks out into the adult world. 461 more words

Dave Mann

Port Alfred blitz!

“…So it’s not such a big race then?” Meryl said. “Well it’s bigger than a half-marathon (21.1km) race…” I replied. “But it’s not as far as a marathon (42.2km)” she returned. 549 more words

Silent Protest at Wits

The silent protest at Wits University took place for the second time since it was formed by Rhodes University seven years ago.

The Silent Protest March took place at 08.00am in Braamfontein East Campus. 218 more words

Wits Vuvuzela

How to succeed at being an editor without really trying

*Note: Another assignment for my JMS3 Writing and Editing course. This past week we had to create a storify doodad about any topic we wanted. This doesn’t really fit in with my travel blog theme… 23 more words


Introductory post

This is a blog about economics and work… with a twist. On this blog we, the JMS 1 students of 2014, aim to write stories about economics that don’t put people to sleep. 64 more words

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'Writing is social as well as solitary'

I’ve been struggling with a piece of writing for an academic journal which needs revising. The editor of the journal sent the two reviewers’ comments to me and my co-author with a simple comment “you’ll see that the one reviewer is a tough customer”. 1,071 more words


Highway Africa: Social Media from margins to mainstream

As you might have seen on my Twitter account, I attended the Highway Africa conference on Sunday 06 September to Monday 07 September 2014. The conference explored whether social media and new technologies are still on the margins in Africa or has it crossed over to being mainstream. 143 more words

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