I blame the cave people. I always do. They’re the ones who got us into this mess in the first place. The ones who hard-wired our brains to plan as a survival mechanism, who put us on the path towards this vague intellectualism we now...

There’s a long-held belief in the South African magazine industry that an issue will sell well if you put a Karoo windmill on your cover – the hallowed windpomp. As a country it seems we’ve always been drawn to the area, but now, after five...

‘Coronavirus tracked: How women leaders outperform men during the pandemic’ The Independent reported at the end of July. This followed on from articles such as ‘Why Are Women-Led Nations Doing Better With Covid-19?’ in the New York Times and ‘What Do Countries With The Best Coronavirus Responses Have In...

With lockdown rules the way they currently are, the Cape mountains are busier than they’ve ever been. This past Saturday, the parking area on Table Mountain looked like Camps Bay during Christmas holidays and some of the queues on the mountain resembled a Harry Potter...

Feeling anxious? Or overwhelmed? What about desperate or disillusioned? That’s ok. It’s probably a reflection of a sound mind, considering … well, everything. However, a smattering of writers and thinkers have come forward and said: “It might not be as bad as you think… if...

I wasn’t always a hiker. In fact, I used to think it was a rather strange pursuit. Why would you choose to exert yourself on a nice day when you could be lying on the beach or on the couch? Some people liked to seek...