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15047879 - hand massage, isolated on white

I was about 16 years old when I first discovered the joy of being massaged. I was going through a breakup and my good parents thought a massage might just be the thing to help me. Since then I have gone to spas in hotels, boutique salons, private practices in little treatment rooms, the streets…

37959342 - a climate change concept image. landscape of a green grass and drought land. woman in green dress walking through an opened field

In 2004, the worst tsunami in recorded history hit the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, killing around 230 000 people. It was estimated that it would take 10 to 15 years to rebuild what was lost or damaged. One of the largest humanitarian outreach programmes in the world was launched: money, food, clean water, medicine etc. were sent…

Solitude

At the beginning of this year, I took a road trip through certain parts of the country. For twelve days I travelled through the Little Karoo to Oudsthoorn and De Rust, and then explored the Garden Route stopping at Nature’s Valley, the Wilderness, Great Brak and Gordon’s Bay before heading home. I have always wanted…

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One Sunday morning in a rather deserted part of Paarden Island, I found myself in a warehouse space called ColourBox Studios preparing for a four-hour Spirit Dance event. Looking around I recalled Ren McCormack from Footloose letting off steam and dancing out his frustrations by swinging from chains and doing gymnastics in the air. The…