We’ve all got stories. We have short stories, long stories; stories about fun, folly, freaking out, failing, and finding our ways. It’s probably not too much of a generalization to say that for many of us, there are a select few we carry in our back pockets—they’re stories we’ve polished over many retellings, deliberately meandering.
On Monday, it was with a predominantly white South African and expat group. After work, I trekked out to Table View, a neighborhood about 30 minutes north of city centre along the coast to play with my summer league soccer team. The quality of competition isn’t the highest as we managed our second blowout win.
Earlier this month, I ran the Slave Route Challenge Half Marathon. This was without a doubt the most beautiful road race I have ever run. The course scenery included stunning views of the city’s three major mountains, the Atlantic Ocean, and a World Cup stadium. The end of this majestic trail was very fitting because.
I sat down with Kunene this morning for the final interview of my blog series. Kunene is the groundskeeper at the CTC Ten Safe-Hub. Over the course of the year, we’ve had conversations in passing about his life. I decided to end this series with him because I thought it would be a great opportunity.
I sat down with Fanelwa Zayi this afternoon to continue my interview blog series on public health. Fanelwa recently graduated from the AMANDLA PlayMaker Program and is now a Program Officer at the CTC Ten Safe-Hub. What was your experience like growing up in Khayelitsha? I had a great experience growing up in Khayelitsha because.