Are you just a number?

Author Kim Willoughby | The Change Lab | IPTER Member, South Africa Recruitment is a saturated game of what some might call “cat and mouse”, sometimes it’s a quick chase, and other times you could wait a long time and may get confused between who is “cat” and who is “mouse” you are part of […]

A matter of the heart

It’s 2021! I have been thinking and wondering so long about what to write, what with being spat out of the washing machine that was 2020. We are collectively picking up pieces, and trying to dust ourselves off. We are hesitant to take another step into the future. We know we are not through the worst of […]

Snap crackle kill

With Halloween just behind us, and me being an eighties kid, I don’t like horror movies at all. Boy did Freddie Kruger scare me! Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th made me never want to look at a hockey mask. Let us not forget our friend Michael Myers from Halloween, I mean poor Jamie Curtis Or […]


Following last week’s article about social media and how dangerous it is, I have learnt this week – albeit a little late – that this machine, this living breathing wheel also has a way of exposing people for who they are. I thought long and hard about writing this one, I was just about to […]


On Friday night I watched the Netflix documentary called “The Social Dilemma” here is the official synopsis from Wikipedia “The Social Dilemma is a 2020 docudrama directed by Jeff Orlowski and written by Orlowski, Davis Coombe, and Vickie Curtis. Released via Netflix on September 9, 2020, the film explores the rise of social media and […]


The number of toes on a foot and fingers on a hand, the number of senses (excluding intuition) that a human has. Five days in a working week, five rings of the Olympic circles. Five babies are born every second. A devout follower of Islam worships five times a day facing the holy city of […]


This one will seem muddled to you reader, the tenses bouncing everywhere and you wont know if I am writing about or to her, but that in itself explains a lot and this is why, she is so many things to me in so many ways and our relationship is so intertwined and intricate we are […]

Platitudes of praise

With this being women’s month and all my articles having a large focus of the women in my life I wanted to dedicate a paragraph to each one of you specifically who mean so much to me. No names will be mentioned but you will know who you are by the words I pen and […]

Homage to you, my woman survivor

Early March of 2019 she found a swollen sore red mass on her right breast, went to the doctor, he said it was just an abyss and gave her some pills, the pain continued, the swelling got worse. Her mother (another hero in my book) took her back and the doctor said, lets get a […]


I’ve spent so much time thinking about how to pen this article for this women’s day , and, August being women’s month, trying to honour those who fought valiantly before my generation in a way I will never understand with my privilege, while I think of the amazing influencers and women who have come before […]