Why we left South Africa

“What made you leave South Africa?” It’s been almost a year, since my wife and I and our little Pomeranian-Chihuahua rescue got on a flight, leaving our family and friends and the country that we’ve known our whole life. And over the last year, I have been asked some version of this question from almost

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Black and White photograph of Maxine Sullivan singing on stage, 1946.

Harlem Nights & Downtown Lights: Jazz & Swing – my favourite music from the 1920s – 1940s

The 1920s was a time of unprecedented economic growth. For the first time more people lived in cities than on farms. The entire wealth of the U.S.A doubled in 9 years. To put the rapid development of the era into perspective, in 1912 only 16% of households had electricity.  By the mid-1920s that number skyrocketed

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