Thought

THE ART OF EMPATHY

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My first introduction to the majestic world of art was through poetry. The love affair with poetry began at an early age. To me, it was a playground for words, a medium that invited the use of metaphors, rhymes and other figures of speech that allow one’s imagination to roam. I loved its capability to […]

DECOLOURING YOUTH DAY

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Youth Day is approaching.   South Africa is buzzing with activity as individuals and organisations prepare to launch the youth focused content and events they have planned for months.   As a content producer, I want to be a part of this national story. My voice wants to be heard along with everybody else that […]

ART FEELS

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According to my family, I was one of those brats that took advantage of my privilege to cry  when I was a baby. You know the type of baby that cries so much that you find yourself exploring the dark realms of your mind,plotting torturous methods that will silence him or her? I was that baby.   […]

A TRIBUTE

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I’ve been to Umtata twice this year, which is quite the world record. The first time was in January to visit my grandmother, and the second time was in May to see her off to heaven.I say that more literally than figuratively because I genuinely believe there is nowhere else Makhulu could have possibly gone […]

WHOSE BEAUTY IS IT ANYWAY?

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I remember a time when I didn’t regard myself or others as beautiful or ugly, I was simply Busi and they were simply people. Those were the perks of childhood, looking at the world through the untainted glasses of innocence and purity. Unfortunately growth took over and I was introduced to the world’s concept of […]