When the clock struck midnight a year ago, I was standing in the crowd around Marina Bay, Singapore, with my luggage, having landed just two hours earlier in my return from South Africa. The fireworks were so numerous and extravagant that the air over the bay became dark with smoke and residue, even before the … More Thank You 2017
Over the past months my passport has taken a slight beating, which on the whole is a dream come true. However, in true cliché fashion, the reality of my dream to travel with work has come with a few variations from the initial plan: Short nights, plenty of time between the airport, the taxi, the … More 4 days train’ng around Eastern Japan
Self-awareness is an amazing onion to peel and truly there are even times it may bring out a tear. It is of course quite difficult to really reflect on ourselves, to see things we are blind to, be that on purpose or by no intentional fault of our own. However, in life so far there … More Self-awareness in the dark
Finding purpose to life as we know is it a hot topic, it has been since the first thoughts around identity came to be, I suspect. Tonight we’re not going to delve into the ‘how to find your purpose in life’ section of the bookshop, but rather I want to share my hindsight around how I … More [W]ith(out) purpose
Tonight as midnight unfurls across the globe, Q1 of 2016 will have been laid to rest and we’ll stand at the door of Q2. In South Africa this means autumn leaves are showing, Easter holidays are a long forgotten Facebook post and the education system kicks in for another term. For me it also means the time … More Why I enjoy moving
Recently I was asked to be part of an internal video for our business, covering the topic of inclusivity. While this is nothing prestigious in itself (we make a ton of such videos each year around different topics) it meant a great deal to me as it touched on a nerve I was yet uncovering … More Can you express your conviction?