The Breaking Ballet Series: Breaking Stereotypes

What do you think of ballet? Classical music, tights, pink tutus, and old-fashioned stories about swans? But any great art form is ever-changing and absorbs cultural changes around it; ballet is no exception.   Art is an opportunity to comment and inform people on trending topics. And the Joburg Ballet Company is doing just this. … More The Breaking Ballet Series: Breaking Stereotypes

Tikmasjien-hart

Jy is meer as ‘n herinnering in my tikmasjien-hart. Jy is oomblikke om te onthou; ‘n gedagte wat brand. Dit is hoekom ek graag jóu wil teken met my woorde en helder inkleur met rym en metafore. En om jou vas te vang op papier is hoe ek jou vashou, sodat elke saam-lag styf en … More Tikmasjien-hart

When A Hero

When a hero falls from grace, all the fairy tales are exposed. Tears become your make-up and silence is your words. But you were an anchor in this life that is the storm.   When a hero says goodbye, the greatest pain is uncovered. You question your tomorrow and out loud the heavens cry. But … More When A Hero

Moving Forward

“Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.” – Denis Waitley   When confronted with problems, we tend to obsessively analyse the problem. Especially if you suffer from anxiety. You keep thinking of something that went wrong and you forget … More Moving Forward

Some Food for Thought

The key to living a focused life is direction. When you know what you want; a clear goal, you can steer all your energy in that direction. But when you don’t know what you want, you will mindlessly wander around.   Don’t get me wrong, focusing your energy in one direction doesn’t mean you should … More Some Food for Thought

A focused 2018

Last year taught me about the wonder of giving. I was reminded that if you want to change the world for the better, you have to change yourself first; to be the change. But what about the things I can’t change?   Being the controlling person that I am, it has always been difficult to … More A focused 2018

Skryf

Elke letter; elke woord is my verf. Soms gebruik ek dit om realisme uit te kerf. Soms gooi ek my emosies waaghalsig neer, sodat ek dit in abstrakte kuns kan versmeer.   Elke komma; elke punt is die oomblik van hoop. Soms skep dit verwagting, help bou aan ‘n droom. Soms is dit twyfel – … More Skryf