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Mum, I am not a good boy…..

Strong, Intelligent, Talented, Brave, Magnanimous are just some of the words that come to mind when I think of this week’s FANGA Guest Writer. Andrea Yip Zidkilov is a talented designer whose friendship I happened to stumble into a little over a year ago and since then have shared a kindred spirit as lifelong friends. She’s the mother … Continue reading

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New Sunrise

My motto has always been To Live in the Now because that is what I have to live for –  NOW! However, looking back and reflecting enhances my abilities to deal with the now in the most astute form. I look back at my past as a reference, a reference to perform and to bring a better … Continue reading

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This week it is with great pleasure and deepest respect that I share with you a blog written by one of my dearest friends of over 30 years. Monica Babb hails from Trinidad well, Tobago to be exact, the sister isle of my birth country. She is a woman whom I respect and admire tremendously and therefore it is … Continue reading

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For What It’s Worth….

YOUR DIFFERENCE IS YOUR GENIUS! I truly believe that. When will the time come for us to be open to accepting this word wholeheartedly – Difference! With all that has been taught and trickled down to us over the years proving time and time again that being different can be ingenious I am still amazed that most of us are … Continue reading

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The 3 Types of Friends.

FRIENDS – individuals that we inherit everyday in our lives, some accidental, some intentional, it does not matter how we look at it they are part of our existence in life. Sometimes we can rely too much on our friends. Our expectations from friends can mislead us therefore bringing us to a confused state which … Continue reading

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Time to Say Goodbye

When my girlfriend Resa sent me a SMS telling me Amy Winehouse had died I sent back a reply saying it was only a matter of time. I was not sad about her death, I was angry at her for being so disruptive to her life and cheating us by leaving us so soon. There … Continue reading

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They are everywhere…

Growing up in a spiritual home going to church was imperative. But in addition to going to church we also went to Sunday school (Sunday school is an extension of after church where we, the children, were schooled and told bible stories; stories of Noah and the Ark, John the Baptist, the Three Wise Men and … Continue reading

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This week I take the pleasure to share with you a piece written by a dear friend of mine, Yafit Israel. There is so much more I can say about Yafit but I think this week’s blog would speak for itself….so enjoy and feel free to share your thoughts. FANGA! “Nudnik” – A Hebrew word coined in … Continue reading

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YES, You Can!

“I am trying my best to change and not to repeat my mistakes but I cannot seem to do it. It will take me some time to make the change.” Does that sound familiar? Why do we make these excuses? Over and over again we walk the path of safety. I am reaching out and … Continue reading

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Violence, what’s in it for us?

Dutch Jews lining up for roll call during the Holocaust Violence! What do we derive from it? Is there enjoyment? Why is it so uncontrolled especially amongst our youths? Going back into history from the days of slavery progressing to the massacre of the Jews, the ethnic cleansing of the Slovakians, the Tootsies of Rwanda … Continue reading

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