30.3.2020 03:30 pm
From braais to the unpunished beatings of law enforcement, these remain the harsh realities in a country caught in the nationwide spread of an unpredictable pandemic.
As the country paddles into unknown territory in the 21-day lockdown period ordered by President Cyril Ramaphosa, one cannot help but remember a famous quote from George Orwell's book Animal Farm: "All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others."
Spare a thought for those who will find the next three weeks more difficult than most of us.
I bought a pack of face masks, and it was instructive.
This period of little face-to-face interaction will help us to innovate and learn more about what the Fourth Industrial Revolution is bringing us.
Remember, the virus doesn’t move – it moves with you. Stay put and we’ll have a chance.
What better place to find solutions than where it all started. Get my drift? What an ideal time for the saint to become the saviour and replace the US as world leader.
This too shall pass. Let’s not waste this opportunity to rediscover our humanity.
Even though I have nowhere to go, I now feel trapped and desperately want to go out.
Doubtless there will be frustration in the coming weeks as the appeal of doing yoga, reading books and talking to your family wanes, but according to the president, it must be done. According to me even, it must be done. I’m just hopeful that it gets done in the right way.
For many ‘baby boomers’ – those born between 1946 and 1964 – a Kenny Rogers song often played as the backtrack to their romances and broken hearts.
The harsh measures have been imposed because, frankly, most of us don’t care – about ourselves or others.
Lockdown, shutdown, state of emergency or national disaster, the time to do the right thing is now.
Little did you know that there’s also an instruction manual for employers who are dealing with their teams working from home.
Now that it is no more, the 7pm slot will never be the same. Thank you to the team for the past 21 years of beautiful TV. It was more than a soapie.
We’re seeing the good and the bad. Take note, take names. Remember them all.