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“Ayisafani” The Video The ANC Does Not Want You To See

This week we saw the state run SABC trying unsuccessfully to block a Democratic Alliance (DA) TV advert from airing on national television. Well, predictably the “Streisand Effect” has now kicked in and the video has gone viral on YouTube. Oops. “Ayisafani” means “It’s not the same” in Zulu.

Isabel le Roux South African Artist

Isabel le Roux was born in Rustenburg, a city situated at the foot of the Magaliesberg mountain range in North West Province of South Africa. She began her career as an art teacher and has been painting professionally since 1974. Her dynamic style is both expressionistic and contemporary, employing the vibrant and bold use of […]

Open Letter: Aussies Stop Killing The Great White Shark

Open Letter to the Honorable Premier of Western Australia, Mr. Colin Barnett: Dear Mr. Premier, I’m writing to you about the Australian Shark Cull Policy, which targets various shark species, including the endangered great white. This policy was initiated late last year following a spate of fatal attacks in 2011. Despite widespread criticism in Australia, […]

Wild Horses of the Bot River: New Kid On The Block

Bot River Wild Stallions are challening for leadership after “White Diamond” returns to the herd with his mare and a two-week-old foal. Watch for the kick at 48 seconds! “Size for size, this 100 000 hectare UNESCO registered Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve is home to the most complex biodiversity on our planet! Here we have some […]

R.I.P. Nelson Mandela (1918 — 2013)

South African icon Nelson Mandela passed away last night, on 5 Decemeber 2013. He is sadly missed and fondly remembered. “Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.” — Nelson Mandela God speed, Madiba.

Dilbert Gets Weaponized

Dilbert finds some scary and disturbing things on the internet. Whether it’s a video, an image or a sound file these things may perhaps remind you why you typically stick to the safety of Facebook and Twitter. Source: Dilbert by Scott Adams

Raymond Loewy the Father of Industrial Design

Historians refer to Raymond Loewy as the designer of the modern world. He began his career drawing for Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair and Vogue before moving into industrial design towards the end of the 1920s. “There is a frantic race to merchandise tinsel and trash under the guise of ‘modernism’. I can claim to have […]

Peter Wooldridge South African Artist

Peter Wooldridge hails from Krugersdorp, a mining town situated in the West Rand district of Gauteng Province, South Africa. After attending the Johannesburg School of Arts, in 1965 Peter obtained a Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Witwatersrand, where he was voted Student of the Year. He initially followed a career as a […]

Star Wars The Wedding

We’ve all heard of Star Wars the movie. How about Star Wars the wedding? “So for all you Star Wars fans, this ones for you” – Little Blue Lemon The intrepid couple pictured here commissioned Toronto-based Little Blue Lemon to create a very special wedding photo – being chased down the street by a terrifying […]

Sunset on The Bot River Estuary #6

It’s 17:53pm as the sun dips behind the Kogelberg mountain range. The windless and warm conditions and the absolute silence magnify the beauty of the Bot River Estuary. This estuarine system lies on the eastern border of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve on the Southern tip of Africa.