Kickboxing: A Matter of Discipline?

Kickboxing, Chantell Kotze argues, is a way of life that might keep young people from a downward-spiral of drug abuse. Recently, the young woman identified a need in her community and established a kickboxing gym with the support of a Cape Townian club. Young people from Parow’s low-income families receive classes for free. However, people from . . . → Read More: Kickboxing: A Matter of Discipline?

“I knocked him out!”

“I hit one of them at my mothers house, just one punch and I knocked him out.” George reveals an incident that happened three years ago while sitting on the sofa forming a fist. Then he reluctantly adds “He was drunk.”

“Why did you do that?” I want to know.

“He knocked on the door and asked for . . . → Read More: “I knocked him out!”

Apartheid Reloaded

This morning George was cleaning the backyard. He likes to keep things clean he asserted and made clear that the inside of the house is his wife’s job while he cares for the garden and the garage. He said he spent a whole week fixing the garden after they moved in. He got rid of all . . . → Read More: Apartheid Reloaded