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Posted on 07/02/2017 by S'phiwe on Pointless

Why front row seats should be free (cont…)

​My friend then saw a certain friend of his walking towards us and introduced him to me. He turned out to be a famous musician whose music I like a lot. He looked somewhat different in person. Incidentally, we’d talked about his music in passing before the show started. This was a front-row-seat moment for […]

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Why front row seats should be free.

​I sat on the front row at the movies, the other day, and the screen wouldn’t fit in the frame of my specs because I was too close. If that doesn’t make sense to you because you’ve never worn specs before: imagine that you’re standing behind a closed door and want to peep in at […]

Posted on 07/01/2017 by S'phiwe on Inspires me

This too shall pass — keep walking

​When you walk through the valley of the shadow of death; whatever you do: do not stop walking. Do not build a permanent residence in the rubble. The darkest hour is just before dawn; but you have to keep moving — in your own orbit — in step with the rhythm: the minute patiently gathers […]

Posted on 02/12/2016 by S'phiwe on Inspires me

Dear black young person

Competition There will always be someone better looking, smarter, etc, than you. But you shouldn’t be depressed about that; half the time, YOU will be that person to someone else. The only person you should ever try to outdo is yourself. Intoxication Drinking alcohol frequently, excessively, or for comfort during difficult times is a bad […]

Posted on 23/11/2016 by S'phiwe on Pointless

Show off

So… Akere – among ourselves – we are either broke or we haven’t been wealthy for long so we don’t know what we don’t know about becoming wealthy and staying wealthy and we think about being wealthy in terms of lifestyle/social status. Yes? So we think luxury cars, expensive clothes, fun stuff, being the envy […]