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What Happened To That Boi; Sipho Nunens

Being the very vocal advocates for youth development that we are, we need to accept all the possible downsides to more and more people embracing the notion of investing in younger players and their development with the belief that this ideology will always afford the beautiful game a solid foundation for growth. 1,056 more words


More Than A Name; The Beyoncé Story

A mate of mine once drew my attention to the fact that very few Mzansi footballers still get their nicknames from the fans they entertain or worse, they get named after medium-rare players in Europe when extremely attractive and more befitting options were available locally. 564 more words


Ode To A Legend; Steve “Kalamazoo” Mokone

In order for our stars of the present and future to aspire to be the best they can be, they need to know about where our fraternity has been and what we have accomplished. 1,183 more words


Road To Rio; Owen Da Gama’s Warm-Up Lap

The last time Mzansi had a “Golden Generation” of young players at its disposal, the legendary Ephraim “Shakes” Mashaba gathered some of the premier footballers in that bunch, took them along to Sydney for the 2000 Olympic Games and beat Brazil playing that entertaining brand of true Mzansi Diski that seems to need some reviving. 1,017 more words


Gone But Not Forgotten; Gift “Continental” Leremi

“Our talents are the gift that God gives to us, what we make of our talents is our gift back to God. – Felice Leonardo “Leo” Buscaglia… 1,241 more words


Book Reviews

I have been going through some heavy books lately. Well, two, but that seems like a lot, especially with pregnancy brain fogging up my ability to concentrate on anything. 1,250 more words

Book Review

Review: The Historian

The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Loved it, loved it, loved it.

The audio production is great, too, with two performers following the different story threads (the book itself is framed interestingly, with stories within stories as the protagonist sifts through documents and journals and letters that discuss other documents and letters and journals, etc.). 87 more words