Anyone who knows me knows how much I absolutely love Johannesburg, in all its grit and grime and glory. I … More
Connected Lives: Families, Households and Care in South Africa edited by Professors Nolwazi Mkhwanazi and Lenore Manderson is finally here. … More
Happy 2020, dear reader! I would like to wish you a wonderful start to the new year! In thinking about … More
Read about me in the latest edition of Blaque Life Quarterly. The magazine is available from Exclusive Books. *** Thank … More
I have written. I have read. I have edited and deleted everything and started again. I have cried. I have … More
When I think about it, the best part about being an Anthropologist is being able to occupy really interesting spaces … More
1. #JetLoveYourself (Another one!) Following last year’s successful lingerie campaign around body positivity and self-love, Jet Store had another amazing one this Valentine’s … More
Some scholars are just so brilliant that their work makes your blood run faster and your sense of purpose a little clearer, you know?
I have a greater sense of why I must honour my blood and my bones in the face of working within a discipline that’s essentially implicated in imperialism, conquest, bloodthirst and the generational dis-ease of African people everywhere.