For 12 years I researched and wrote the story of Johannesburg, a city that was founded on gold and money and a mad rush to live life to the fullest. I interviewed people who were there in the making of that story. Here are some of the articles I wrote over those years.
For several years I wrote for the Brand South Africa website, mediaclubsouthafrica.com, and had great fun exploring everything from walking in the footsteps of the great naturalist and explorer William Burchell; taking a look at what heritage means; to trying to get into the soul of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in her published journal from prison; looking at the history of shweshwe fabric and stylish clothes made from it; to taking a look at HIV-positive Nkosi Johnson’s short life.
Three stories I wrote for the Mail & Guardian newspaper: