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sick & kickin’

I’ve been a bit sick this week so it’s nice to have moments like when a wasp so un-invitingly buzzes behind my head and my neck prickles and my pores pinch together and I’m made aware of the blood swishing … Continue reading

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SURVIVAL GUIDE

(Secrets of the Universally Recognized Volunteers Intently Vying to Astonish Locals with Guile Utilized that Intensifies Desired Effect) A handbook to easily solve issues that arise from living a Volunteer’s life A way to fill up blog space during a … Continue reading

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sawubona phambili, 2014

Two weeks left of 2013? To be incredibly unoriginal: this year has absolutely flown and I cannot believe it’s already drawing to a close. It’s insane to think that I’ve seen a full Sun frolic since last year’s epic Drakensberg … Continue reading

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ode to the olde: part two

Spawning off of the previous post (and the real reason for the sequence’s title), a recent walk with Baba, insightful and compelling as always, helped to shape my thoughts on this paradox of necessity and desire and how it relates … Continue reading

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ode to the olde: part one

“That dress is so 2012.” “You have a landline phone??” “Why isn’t there a McDonald’s on this corner?!”  For the past 16 months in South Africa, and arguably much longer, I’ve been doing some quiet thinking about a few of … Continue reading

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