Jonathan Just

Carl Wallace might be young, but his life, as Abraham Lincoln so wisely penned, is not defined by the years in his life, but the life in his years.

While you brush off the final twinkly tinsel from all the festivities, I want to officially welcome you to 2015!

Phew! It has been quite a journey so far since this whole working as a young professional ‘thing’ got going for me in the beginning of February 2014.

Moontu WaMoontu, a community-empowering clothing label deriving its name from the African proverb 'umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu', roughly translates to 'we are who we are through other people.’

2014 is now well and truly winding down. Before you know it, it will be over in the blink of an eye.

If you ever have the pleasure of meeting Nicola Mayer and Jade Botha like I have, I don’t blame you for thinking at the outset how completely polar opposite they may seem from each other.

It’s a crazy amazing thought that as we dance into the much-awaited season of summer, it marks the beginning of 2014 coming to an end. What was once grey is now bursting into green. What was once dead has come alive.

For many students, the prospect of having to launch into the world of work after tertiary education is a very daunting one. This is why Mosa Ramosa and Bradley Harris decided to get their foot in the door early.

Over the course of history it is an undeniable truth that the people who have shaped culture and been the biggest influencers of societies both past and present are the youth. Hector Pieterson, Nkosi Johnson, and Daniel Petersen III are just three young South African gentlemen whose inspirational stories are sentiment of this.

These iconic figures that form part of the fabric of South Africa then and now have touched and transformed the lives of so many both locally and abroad. They are emblems of hope amongst countless others who continue to effect positive change across the spheres of this country desperately in need of it. Read full article here: SA Youth Icons

We all have a story to tell about our wintery woes. And even though this past season has certainly brought its fair share of challenges, the old is passing and it’s time for us to dance to a new song this spring.

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