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The Tragedy Of Personal Space In The Metropolis

I‘m not sure if we were made to live with others. I say this out of personal experience (ha! what other experience could I have!), but also because I remember attending a workshop on Buddhist Psychology, where the Venerable looked at us with ease, and shared:

“the space inside is bigger than the space we occupy”

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The Incredible Nostalgia Of Zanzibar’s Forodhani Gardens

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I was born in Zanzibar, and two years later my family and I moved to Egypt, where I spent most of my early childhood. So I wasn’t in tune with my upbringing, my homeland, my culture, or even my language.

After a couple of years my family decided to take me to Zanzibar on one of my school holidays.

It was then, in the mid 90s, when I had my first experience with Forodhani.

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Deconstructing Danger In Johannesburg’s CBD

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Johannesburg – Central Business District (JHB-CBD) has been cursed with a bad reputation since the dawn of South Africa’s democracy, in 1994. Then, the  Gold capital  and a hub of African migration as well as rich Afro-centric imagination; Today, one of the  world’s most dangerous cities  to live and work in Africa. And of course, one wonders, what kind of human beings live there?

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