What a day, what a day, what a day…
I finished work a 5pm today and managed to get myself stuck in traffic. “Joy” she says in a very sarcastic tone. 568 more words
Can you handle it? Marise describes her pregnancies while dancing in Phantom of the Opera and Cats on tour.
When I fell pregnant while in the middle of a dance contract, I immediately jumped online and spent hours trawling the web for advice on how to manage a pregnancy through an active, physical job. 1,185 more words
Today is South Africa’s birthday, and at 21 years old this country is about as well-behaved as your average legally-an-adult-but-mentally-still-a-teenager who is still coming to terms with the new-found freedom that comes from escaping the restrictions of the parental home and the ability to legally purchase alcohol (which happens at eighteen over here, but by twenty-one most have not yet adapted). 348 more words
Author Chantal Stanfield
If by some bizarre fluke of the Universe you haven’t been hit by loadshedding, good for you. I don’t believe you. My power went off at least thrice while trying to finish this piece and our longest sojourn into the darkness was a thirteen hour stretch. 373 more words
+ Jan 14 The local community at Soekmekaar resists forced removal and damages the police station.
+ Jan 25 Three Umkhonto we Sizwe terrorists, Stephen Mafoko, Humphrey Makhubo and Wilfred Madela, kill two civilians and hold the staff and customers in a bank in Silverton in Pretoria hostage. 166 more words