Crochet bears for comfort

Being diagnosed with a rare disease can be overwhelming and lonely. For this reason, Rare Diseases South Africa decided to give its members a little comfort through crochet bears. The organisation started its Rare Bear Project. As it states: “We wanted bears that were RARE for our rare warriors so...

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Book review: Load, Aim … Fire

Ari Seirlis reviews Load, Aim … Fire by Duncan Mattushek. Duncan writes an incredible story about a tragic incident he faced while serving in the army as a national serviceman. A life-changing incident that cost the lives of some of his dear friends and comrades. After a long recovery and...

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Meagre increase for disability grants

  At the end of February, the increases for the disability and other social grants were announced for 2021/22. The announcement was met with backlash as the trade union federation, Cosatu, pointed out that the increases were less than inflation. The government was unapologetic about their approach. Disability grants were […]

Webinar offers readers more value

In January, Rolling Inspiration hosted its second webinar. The aim of the event was to promote Issue 4 of 2020, provide readers with even more information, and offer an opportunity for the audience to directly engage with the contributors and advertisers in the magazine. The free-to-attend, full-day webinar boasted 10 […]

Success with first webinar

On Friday, 23 October, Rolling Inspiration hosted its first webinar during which readers could engage with the Rolling Inspiration team of disability experts who write for the publication. With topics ranging from health and beauty to employment and travel, the full-day webinar consisted of ten session with 15-minute breaks in […]

Nothing to celebrate

This was no average women’s month. Aside from the lockdown, which kept most South Africans home, the traditional well wishes for women on social media were overshadowed and replaced with call for justice. Domestic abuse and the murder of women and girls (dubbed femicide) in South Africa are always highlighted […]