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“I don’t want my kids growing up in this place” – Blikkiesdorp resident

by: Tatum-lee Louw - 24 June 2016

“I don’t want my kids growing up in this place” – Blikkiesdorp resident

Blikkiesdorp was established as a temporary relocation area (TRA) in 2007 by the City of Cape Town. But nine years later, it is still home to about 30 000 people who are yet to be moved from what was meant to be their temporary home. We visited the residents to find out what their thoughts...

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South African Caine Prize winner, Lidudumalingani Mqombothi, on his 6 most important books

by: Tatum-lee Louw - 10 June 2016

South African Caine Prize winner, Lidudumalingani Mqombothi, on his 6 most important books

Cape Town-based writer, photographer and filmmaker Lidudumalingani Mqombothi, who recently won the Caine Prize for African Writing 2016 for his short story, Memories we lost, shares  six books that shaped him as a writer. But not before adding a disclaimer: “My answer needs a disclaimer because no book has changed my life. That is not...

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The friend zone survival kit

by: Tatum-lee Louw - 15 May 2016

The friend zone survival kit

Tatum-lee has been there, and has some advice.   Forgive yourself After the initial shock wears off, it’s vital you forgive yourself for making an absolute fool of yourself. Yes, you read the signals wrong, perhaps you were just vulnerable or Cupid decided to play an April Fools joke on you. But, honey, it happened....

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Mark Fitzgibbon is a vlogger who’s adding “Cape humour” to YouTube

by: Tatum-lee Louw - 11 April 2016

Mark Fitzgibbon is a vlogger who’s adding “Cape humour” to YouTube

Totally in his comfort zone at the UCT Radio office, Mark Fitzgibbon reclines in his chair and humorously explains how busy and chaotic most of his days are. He’s currently juggling his postgraduate science degree, with being a radio personality and a Youtube sensation. Mark Fitzgibbon has become a hit online and in Cape Town...

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10 funny reactions to Instagram’s changes

by: Tatum-lee Louw - 29 March 2016

10 funny reactions to Instagram’s changes

Instagram users are pissed off  about  the app’s recent changes, which come with a few restrictions. These include; not being able to log out, overbearing advertisements and a disorderly newsfeed. Many users expressed their dissatisfaction in hilarious ways, on Facebook and Twitter. Here are 10 of our favourites.   1. #RIPInstagram is coming. Let’s pray...

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