Quickies: Into the Rainbow

Hold up… That’s definitely sugar coating it a bit. Let’s keep going… February 1990:  State President F.W. de Klerk announces the beginning of the negotiated transition to end apartheid, the unbanning of the African National Congress, Pan Africanist Congress and Communist Party, the release of Nelson Mandela and other political prisoners, and the end of the state of emergency which has been in place for 10 years. April …

Quickies: Through the Storm

Quickies: Through the Storm

20 days. I’ve actually gone 20 days since my last post. Sorry all. The site stopped working and well I naturally didn’t have a back up and kind of panicked. Fortunately, after hours of tech support and Matrix like hacking…I found the error and fixed it in 30 seconds. Super annoying. But let’s do this…I …

Quickies: Birth of a Nation

Quickies: Birth of a Nation

I struggled to find something to write about this time around. Well, not really. There’s loads to write about. But I have standards. Mainly it’s that it’s gotta be different and ideally entertaining. But here I am, 3 weeks later and definitely feeling the pressure to share something. There’s so much history here and it’s …