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8/10 podcast BBC Thinking Allowed : Eviction/s (starts @11.45mins) Its mostly women & children. NO one is up in arms! Why? #gentrification UK USA & #capetown #ApartheidDesignedCitiesMustFall #ApartheidDesignMustFall #patriarchyMustFall #decolonise LINK podcast http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0742mqb If the link doesn’t work use HOLA to access the site http://hola.org/ and use UK based connection. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0742mqb photo by Odette Herbert […]


8/10 talk. If you’re depressed about the state of the world .. here’s a glimmer of light! “Transformation and peaceful rebellion for change” is being demanded world wide but we are voting strategically from “fear, of what we don’t want and NOT for what we DO want” – Dr Jill Stein. #feesmustfall #studentdebtmustfall #rhodesmustfalleverywhere . […]


I am a kind word uttered and repeated By the voice of Nature; I am a star fallen from the Blue tent upon the green carpet. I am the daughter of the elements With whom Winter conceived; To whom Spring gave birth; I was Reared in the lap of Summer and I Slept in the […]


Dear Ignorance, I have a problem with the word imperialist. From time imperial can be synonymised with Regal, majestic, and sovereign – You can go ahead and miss me with that imperialist bull quick Because Rhodes didn’t ‘regally’ rob my people. Neither did he ‘majestically’ murder the masses of bodies now lying in unmarked graves. […]


Originally posted on Frank Natter:
Basically the South African white community is a homogeneous community. It is a community of people who sit to enjoy a privileged position that they do not deserve, are aware of this, and therefore spend their time trying to justify why they are doing so. Where differences in political opinion…


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“Southern Guild was founded in 2008 by Trevyn & Julian McGowan.   Devoted to encouraging South African designers & artists to explore & produce more challenging work” – Southern Guild                               The main hall, impeccably styled – no overcrowding of objects in semi minimalist spaces. Gave me a […]



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Photography by Odette Herbert ________________________________________________________________________ LINK – DESIGN INDABA 2013 – Cape Town. facebook – for more images of the Design Indaba Walkabout .