An extraordinary tale of one young boy’s search for fulfilment has a message for people everywhere. Santiago, an adventurous shepherd boy from a small Andalusian town, is the protagonist in The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. Throughout the novel, the term “personal legend” describes a person’s willingness to accomplish their greatest […]
Thanks to a deep friendship with an extraordinary person, OBIE OBERHOLZER discovers the joy and richness of an indomitable spirit Sometimes during the setting of the blue moon and the running of the gauntlets I have to stop and remove the flotsam that has gathered around me. Not the little […]
In this second part of two features, MANDY LATIMORE brings you the latest information on public transport. Urban municipalities are all moving towards intermodal inclusive public transport systems that will include both motorised and non-motorised transport types and be universally accessible. To achieve this goal, planning has to start from...
How easy is it for theatregoers to attend a stage performance in comfort? DEBORAH LOUW buys a ticket An evening at the theatre – watching a musical, a stage play or a symphony concert – is something that most of us enjoy. A live performance is really hard to beat, […]
In August, Bedfordview Country Club was host to a three-week bowls festival, which culminated in a unique event, the Accumulo Rainbow Trips tournament This event invited the country’s top bowlers living with various disabilities to team up with some of the leading able-bodied bowlers and the top development bowlers in […]
Kuzuko Lodge in Addo Elephant National Park offers a great combination: luxury, wilderness and access Many people know Addo Elephant National Park’s main game viewing area, but the park has expanded in every direction to include several other Eastern Cape habitat biomes. Over the Zuurberg Mountains to the north and […]
Cruise passengers with disabilities have distinct concerns. JACO DE KLERK profiles service providers that have taken these into consideration. Can I open my stateroom door and smoothly roll my wheelchair inside? Can I easily take a shower? Is it possible to get off the ship in port? Will I be […]
Joseph Machweu, chairperson of Impumelelo Self-help Centre in Springs, and chairperson of the QuadPara Association of Gauteng South, gave the Gautrain his stamp of approval Machweu’s life changed forever in an instant 10 years ago, when he was shot one morning on his way to work. “At the time, I […]
As we gear up to planning our end-of-the-year holidays, we need to consider how we fly with our wheelchairs. Here are some pointers. Always contact the airline after confirmation of your flight booking to inform them that you are travelling with a wheelchair and require assistance. There may be extra...
“We don’t know how STRONG we are until being strong is the only CHOICE we have” My story on stroke – Bongani Mkhabela My name is Bongani Mkhabela. I was born in 1974 in Swaziland and am now staying in Boksburg Klippoortjie, EAST RAND. I’m a Father of two children, […]