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What’s in a language?
yesterday
A few months ago I went to Limpopo for a week. We visited schools that were part of FunDza’s online courses to inspire and motivate the students to read the stories and participate. The courses are to help improve their comprehension and develop their vocabulary and language skills. The visit was marvellous and the kids…
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History of Youth Day in Quotes
a week ago
As Youth Day comes around, and in the middle of this year’s Youth Month, it is the perfect time to look at the history of this date over the decades. A day that has been moulded by its country’s development, Youth Day has held different moods and meanings through the years. This Youth Month, we’ll…
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Music To My Ears
2 weeks ago
I like music. No, scratch that, I love music. I listen to it all the time: when I’m studying, when I’m sad, when I’m happy, when I’m reading, and when I’m writing. But, unlike most people, I don’t have a specific type of music that I like more than the rest. I don’t like house…
Metrorail Mondays
Captured
2 weeks ago
Finally rain is predicted. Bucket loads of rain too. Capetonians quietly release a sigh of relief. The Almighty finally instructed Mother Nature to look with favour upon the province. The voicemail lady is somehow in tune and promises that the trains are only five minutes late. She has a ‘not-to-worry’ tone in her voice. “I’m…
Metrorail Mondays
Keep Them Safe
4 weeks ago
The heat of a cosy fire welcomes commuters at the entrance of the subway. “How I wish I could just stand by that galley blik for five minutes,” a lady remarks as she walks pass. “That’s the idea; die treine loep klaa laat,” chirps a guy who seems to be in charge of the fire.…
Metrorail Mondays
Avoiding Temptation
2 months ago
The trains suffered many delays due to maintenance or the lack thereof. “I got home at 10 o'clock last night,” a guy mentions to a friend next to him. “You must thank heaven for making it home in one piece bru,” the friend replies. “Tell that to my wife, buddy. She suspects I’m playing truant,…