A Charmed Life

the gift that is madiba

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you take a piece of my heart you beautiful man (Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela 18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013)

If you want to smile and cry – watch the beautiful man dance http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGS7SpI7obY


A Charmed Life


Take a poll asking which four people you would invite for dinner if you could pick anyone and I bet Nelson Mandela’s name comes up more often than not. Why? Why is it in the fight to end apartheid – out of all the people that were part of that struggle – that this one man should be so revered.

South Africa is a magical country. There is a feeling you get when you land on her soil – the only way I can explain it is that there is a god like presence. Rich in natural beauty and resources, blessed with a warm climate and diverse cultures – she has a dark, complex history.  I digress a little because I believe unless you are South African or have spent significant time there you can never truly appreciate what it is about this land, that has lead to people being…

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