Well, the easy answer is, definitely not. But just for fun, what would your social media strategy be if you were to put your newborn on the popular photo-sharing service?
Whether it’s the Iftar connection of breaking your fast or in the melting-potjie of Heritage Month, a reminder that wherever we come from, it’s what’s on the table that brings us together.
When you live your life as much on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter as you do in the real world, you need to live by a set of rules that helps you tell the difference. Especially if social media is also where you make your living.
(Originally posted on BrightRock Change Exchange) The best way to describe my attitude towards marriage and relationships is curmudgeonly: I … More
It sounded like a dream come true for this brand-new convert to the wonderful world of rugby. A night out at the game, with a view from a private box, to boot. Just one problem…which team are you supposed to cheer for when the game is being played at home?
Who are you when you’re at work? Are you a middle manager, a top-ranking executive, or a chief cook and bottle-washer with delusions of grandeur? Whatever your business card may say, just be yourself and do the job you love to do.
It’s going to be a tough four months for those of us who don’t know our tries from our touchdowns, and our scrums from our lineouts. But you can do it, with a little help
A complete guide to the things they never tell you about beach running, but that you’ll soon discover. As a … More
“It’s confirmed! I’m going to be a daddy” reads a friend’s Facebook status update. So I click the ‘Like’ button … More
Sunday, 8 March 2015. I first saw the news of your death on Facebook, followed by the various news sites … More
We walk in silence; tightly holding hands. It is early – very early – in the morning, and a cold … More
There are 23 of us in the room, excluding the facilitator. 23 survivors of rape and sexual assault. 23 people … More
Monday 2012/11/26 I am moving on Wednesday. I will be sharing a bigger home with two workmates, Werner and … More
Sunday 2012/11/25 That amazing woman I had a drink with on the 19th of October lent me Dr. Brian … More
Friday 2012/11/23 Sunset on Strand, at Casa Del Sol, with Sphiwe T. and Steffi. Laughter, jokes, connection – these are … More
Thursday 2012/11/22 222 days of sobriety, and it’s time to take my diet a bit more seriously. Goodbye, Fizzers! © … More
Tuesday 2012/11/20 The recovering addict can usually tell you right down to the very hour, and minute when last they … More
Monday 2012/11/19 Inspired by Sarah Rice, I am changing my diet. My body has already been through one hell of … More
Sunday 2012/11/18 So many songs are written about this moment. So many poems, stories, blogs. So many movies, TV shows, … More
Saturday 2012/11/17 I have isolated myself, because I can’t handle the turbulent feelings inside. This is wrong, because the isolation … More
Friday 2012/11/16 When I am stressed, or tired, or alone for prolonged periods, they come. When it is late, and … More
Thursday 2012/11/15 I have isolated myself for weeks, now. My progress is wavering, slowing, stagnating. As a child, the make-believe … More
Wednesday 2012/11/14 We’re halfway through Movember. I am quite enjoying the attention my mo’ gets me at The Hot House, … More
Did you know that I have 16 blogs? Not all of them are active, but they weigh heavily on me, … More
“Those who live, die – but few who die, have lived” – Unknown Welcome to the new home for my … More
“Cheers, Al. So long, and thanks for all the fish!” Tuesday 2012/11/13 Today we said farewell to Alan, CEO of … More
Sunday2012/10/28 Koreshini and I have been meditating during the week, in the Jonkershoek forest. Today, I accepted her invitation to … More
Monday2012/10/08 Fuuuuuu…..ck! I forgot the photo again! © Dave Luis 2012. All rights Reserved.
Sunday 2012/10/07 A visit to Cape Town, to Clelland and Nanette. I have started the healing journey there, made my … More
Saturday 2012/10/06 Off to Paarl for Jeff’s birthday, but first, I have to stop outside my dream home and take … More
Friday 2012/10/05 Cheese! A whole one, for lunch. These are things I love and live for, because I can. Little … More
Thursday 2012/10/04 At the SuperStage event to represent Mxit, the goodie bag had Fizzers in – like they KNEW I … More
Wednesday 2012/10/03 Lunch with Maru and Sarah, and I tried to get clever and mark the day count in my … More
Alan and Francois with Nic and Vince and the rest of the crew who handled Mxit’s acquisition of Motribe. Tuesday … More
Monday 2012/10/01 Going home never felt so good. © Dave Luis 2012. All Rights Reserved.
Sunday evening with Calvin, his friend and Nikita’s family. Blissful. The world did NOT end because I missed my flight… … More
Meeting up with Preston and Karen made my weekend THAT much more epic. Saturday 2012/09/29 While up in Jozi, at … More
Friday2012/09/28 A surprise visit to see my most beautiful friend, Katie. Nikita caught this moment on film, and when I … More
Thursday 2012/09/27 Getting ‘Goose Bumps’ as I listen to DJ Goose’s latest tracks, prepping for Str.Crd. This is the soundtrack … More
Wednesday2012/09/26 Flying to Johannesburg with Nikita, for Str.Crd. Johannesburg has no power over me more. © Dave Luis 2012. All … More
Tuesday2012/09/25 I forgot to take the photo…I’m not OK with this, it is a sign of complacency. © Dave Luis … More
Monday2012/09/24 While the rest of South Africa enjoyed the Heritage Day braais, I took a road trip around the peninsula, … More
Embrace the power of words. It works. Yesterday, I was talking to my sponsor, and I had my big pad … More
Sunday2012/09/23 Walking in the forest, the only silence is my own. Life breathes and exists and chatters and draws me … More
Saturday 2012/09/22 A weekend in Betty’s Bay with Steffi gives me time to think. Time to appreciate the real world … More
Friday 2012/09/21 Humour. Still got it. © Dave Luis 2012. All Rights Reserved.
Thursday 2012/09/20 Sarah Strauss is one of those people sent to this Earth to make you stop and think, and … More
A glorious sunrise, but my growing anxiety that I am still in Johannesburg because I missed my flight yesterday is … More
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Wednesday2012/09/19 At Narcotics Anonymous, with D and M. Crazy fuckers, the lot of us, but that’s OK, ’cause we’re doing … More