Author Archives: kohlrabie

The Cute, Happy Koala Post OR Why I don’t read every Greenpeace post

…or every post of any other save-the-planet organization that I follow and/or support. I am not going to go into too much detail here, but when 2014 was still young and I spent a lot of time at my pc … Continue reading

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Play and Clean

A post by “Cape Town Beach Cleanup” recently reminded me that our own initiative in this regard was long overdue. So, this glorious Spring Saturday the kids and I drove through to Bloubergstrand and collected two bags of rubbish while … Continue reading

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Let’s Take a Look at Rape Culture

– image source (7) – 23-year-old student Jyoti Singh Pandey gang raped to death in New Delhi, India; 17-year-old Anene Booysen gang raped to death in Bredasdorp, South Africa; “For years, Egyptian women have put up with sexual harassment, simply for walking … Continue reading

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Africa from Above

In 2006 I had the opportunity to experience two intense months in the most remote areas of Northern Namibia. During that time I was very lucky to have the opportunity to view the spectacular landscape from a microlight. This unforgettable … Continue reading

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The high cost of cheap meat

Nothing against eating meat, but many Western people really seem to not for one moment consider WHAT it is they are actually eating and where it comes from anymore. Ever heard of moderation?

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I’ve taken the step – I’m a volunteer!

When I was working for an NGO a few years ago, one of my responsibilities was managing an English school for refugees. The heart and soul of this school were the incredible people who committed to teaching one or sometimes … Continue reading

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Funny?

I actually had to chuckle earlier at something that’s really not at all funny. http://www.upworthy.com/ spread a short Facebook thread where a Muslim customer posted an inquiry to his local ice cream store and received an incredibly racist comment in return. … Continue reading

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