Why can’t someone just snap out of depression?

answered by Milos Vukotic, I had experience with severe depression Disclaimer: I’m not a psychiatrist, psychologist or anyone who’s expertise is related to mental health, but I have had experience with severe depression in the past and I have researched quite a lot about mental health over the years. Also, I’ll be assuming that by […]

What is the best thing that ever happened for you?

Q. What is the best thing that ever happened for you and does it still affect you? answered by Lecon Chuitt, Jr, former EMS Coordinator (2014-2018) One night, sitting one the end of our bed my girlfriend sat cleaning her glasses, I heard a distinctive snap, a sound I’ve heard 20 years ago. I looked […]

The Beginning of the End for Huawei?

In a significant blow to Chinese device maker Huawei’s mobile business, Google pulled the company’s Android license over the weekend. Intel, Qualcomm, and other hardware vendors followed suit by ending relationships with Huawei, dealing a potential death blow to the company. This decision follows last week’s executive order from the White House to block Chinese […]

All three at once, please.

One day, an older man came into my bar and ordered three beers. I asked if he wanted one after another, or all three at once. “All three at once, please.” I poured as he asked, and offered unsolicited advice (it’s what we bartenders do, after all), that if he sips from each one in […]

Hoe om… lief te hê

deur Liesel Krause-Wiid Daar is die staaltjie van ’n man wat bid: “Ek het vandag nog met niemand lelik gepraat nie. Ek het nog niemand geskel nie, ek was met niemand onbeskof nie, maar ek gaan nou-nou opstaan. Dan, Here, gaan ek U hulp regtig nodig kry.” Dis waaroor die lewe gaan, oor verhoudings. En […]

Kwetu Guest Farm – Giraffes In The Overberg

by Nicolette Kwetu Guest Farm is located just outside of Swellendam in the Overberg of South Africa. It is home to not only two beautiful giraffes, but also ostriches, wildebeest, kudu, bontebok, greybuck, eland, sabels, springbuck, reebuck and steenbuck. Numerous bird species, including fish eagle, secretary birds and our beautiful national bird, the majestic blue […]