His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh died on Friday the 9th of April 2021, at the age of 99. I had the pleasure of meeting him when I was in my final year of high school. The headmasters, head boy and head girl of each of the schools in Pretoria were invited to a garden tea in honour of The Queen’s State Visit to South Africa and Nelson Mandela. Through family connections, I was invited along...

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The old aristocracy of Europe, the dying embers of which glow faintly in the monarchies of the West and whose blood dilutes itself in far-flung corners of old empires, used to pride itself on something called 'noblesse oblige’ - the idea that to those whom much is given, much is expected. The idea here was to protect, teach and give succour to those in your care: An accountability for others in exchange for the privileges that fell upon you. Many wicked men failed to live up to this, but a great many more tried, and succeeded - so much so that to be called noble or a gentleman became the highest aspiration of all...

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01.03.21 Pt 1 - We welcome the new month by going live on YouTube. As well as celebrating the announcement of level 1, whoop whoop! Believe it or not, Secunda is the one place that Gareth absolutely refuses to visit.

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21.04.20 Pt 1 - Stop saying you are pivoting, everyone is in a pandemic trap as business owners. Bushiri has gone digital... now that's pivoting! Harry, who used to be a Prince, is now managing the emotions of his father-in-law, what a wild ride his life has been. And if you want to save your business, just sell your island.

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Anyone who has ever heard of King Henry VIII knows he had many wives. Some even know their names. Their individual stories are complex, beautiful, sad, poignant and remarkable. In an age where women are finally being given their due, these six Queens deserve to be known for more than just the man they married...

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20.02.20 Pt 1 - Pinky is in her third year as a Joburger, and she is feeling settled. Cape Town people don’t welcome you in, even after 15 years of knowing you. Mbulelo and Jane have a Friday fight over a cooldrink, it got hectic... WW3. Margot Robbie won a genetic lottery, we should all rejoice for her - and ourselves. Vegans are always going to cause office fights. When at a party, what is the acceptable length of a goodbye? Don’t expect your lady to be ready on time, it’s ridiculous!

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