Tag Archive: South Africa

I saw Mies Julie again: a South African Playwright gives DC a window and a mirror

On Sunday I got to see Mies Julie for the second time. How it happened is the interesting story, to me anyway. To relay the telling of it, my roommate Hannah and her… Continue reading

When Change Attacks: Leaving Johannesburg

About three weeks ago my company made the decision to close the company’s international offices. It has been a roller coaster of emotions and though I initially wanted to stay here as long… Continue reading

A New Way for Extractive Companies: Build Community Resilience

Things I design, organize, do and then write about at work. DAI hosted a round table – Building Resilient Communities – with extractive industry executives. All the juicy details (minus atrribution of quotes… Continue reading

Sights and Sounds: Johannesburg on Africa Day

Johannesburg is a lovely place to be right now. “Winter” consists of 70 – 80 degree days and 40-50 degree nights and the sun is always out. I have yet to put on… Continue reading

The Art of South African Humor as it pertains to Goats

A lovely and funny email was just sent around my office my a young man who grew up in Pretoria. subject: Good story from Kroonstad. body text: These guys should get an award or something!… Continue reading

Out with the Old, In with the… Old

I am currently experiencing unprecedented levels of contentment. I realize this probably has a great deal to do with the fact that soon I will be leaving the United States to go live… Continue reading