Writing

2016.10.10

Retirement Savings Series

This is Allan gray’s first attempt at email marketing. I wrote half of the content in an 11-part series (the even numbered articles) on saving […]
2013.10.10

I needed tickets, I needed tickets badly

Windhoek Lager wanted to announce their first year as the sponsor of the Windhoek Jazz Festival - as well as give away tickets - in an interesting and engaging way. I wrote a noir-inspired radio script for that
2011.09.19

A City Without Billboards

Imagine taking a stroll to your nearest park and not being assailed by the sight of a celebrity trying to sell you xyz cream or an airbrushed model wearing the latest jeans. It seems that without anybody noticing, our public areas have become advertising spaces and you can't even look out of your office window without your eyes meeting a silent salesman.
2011.07.22

Styling your head

Nothing says you've been on holiday like bronzed skin and a sunglasses tan (raccoon eyes). Still, a sunburnt face is not a good look on anyone. This could all be kept under control pretty easily by wearing a decent hat.
2008.11.21

g* gets cornrows

A quizzical squint, with a hint of that smile that pain professionals constantly wear. The barely suppressed smile of bullies, dentists, doctors and others who secretly enjoy the pain they cause.
2010.02.09

An idiot’s guide to being a good nigga

Apparently I'm a nigga, despite the fact that I'm not American. If you're black you have probably been called one too. In the interest of self-discovery I've decided to find out just what a nigga is and how I might become better at being one
2009.03.31

How politicians entrench a legal system of bribery

If we are to trust politicians (and as a profession, politics by its nature attracts morally dubious individuals) to not be led by corporate interests, we might as well legalise the more overt forms of bribery. The needs of the corporate persons will soon overrule those of living, breathing people and society in general. The few corporations that have publicly declared their contributions include
2016.10.25

Shipwrecked in Neverland

Under the stars, beneath the moon A magical night is coming soon Dust off your dance shoes And purchase your patches Your entrance is paid By an outfit that matches
2011.06.10

g* becomes a rat

After all, when was the last time you met an employed philosopher? Such earthly matters are beneath the philosopher class - Satre, Russell, Aristotle, Socrates: none of these ever held anything approximating a 9-5 clock in, clock out job.
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