The Greatest Race: The Race of Life


It’s all they are saying at the Khayelitsha Peace Centre, Ilitha Park where at they are ready to roll out the plan….

At the official launch Friday 8th of February, the tables were laid, mic at the ready and  pamphlets put out….

MC Lukhanyo Simangweni introduced Deputy Chair of the Khayelitsha Development Forum, Thembi Msuthu who declared the areas three challenges: poverty, unemployment and crime; veteran community leader Zukila Sinama who said ‘We may look poor and black, but we are rich of mind’; director Carol Bower from the Mowbray branch who outlined the need for a strong community representative committee and Pro Zulani from AVP the Alternative to Violence Project who talked about their multiple principles of trust, communication, empathy and affirmation…..

Better late than never was Ward Councillor Xoliswa Peter who proclaimed this area, Ward 92, with its primary and high schools, school for the disabled, clinics and…

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“Perhaps the ultimate purpose of life itself is the testing of the human spirit…”


“Perhaps the ultimate purpose of life itself is the testing of the human spirit, to develop out of it something better, more nearly perfect. For after the sands and the dust of the human body has been buried, only the human spirit is left to go on… And this spark of the Divine lies within each ONE of us.”

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“Look across all sport and observe the truly great. All had this zest for combat, this taste for being truly tested. All wished to explore the limits of their own possibilities.”

“I make art through writing …and words are my tools.”

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MIracles happen png“I make art through writing …and words are my tools.”

– the totally uncreative non-arty farty and airey-fairey writer type”

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Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), lets see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.

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from a Google search (“my filing system”- thanks for rescuing me from “sheer utter chaos”, Big G!

* (and by that I’m referring to both God and Google, but probably far more the first)

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“Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder” *

* not bridges (thank goodness)!

Well my family and friends…

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My friends say I’m taking up ALL the space on the internet


My friends say I’m taking up ALL the space on the internet with my various posts and blogs (and “taking over” the www??)…
so get your own internet, you “fairy” (thanks, Monty Python!).

“Life is far too important (a subject) to be taken too seriously!”
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Time for a change in tone now (as the story is getting “far too silly”)…

“Reaching people from the end (bottom) of the world.”

and not from the world of your bottom, please!

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Best wishes from the First City to see the sun, the light each new day

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THE STATION: The True Joy of Life is the Trip – The station is only a dream. It constantly outdistances us.

How great thou art (by Elvis Presley)

“What you imagine in/through the mind, you can create on the pages”