culture

21 May 2018

Why Do We Need A Decompression?

A kid wanted to know why Afrikaburn goers needed a decompression. I told him why, after experiencing expressive freedom, default life can be jarring.
2 May 2018

What is Afrikaburn?

Afrikaburn is more than a fancy dress party in the middle of nowhere. It is a glimpse of the life and culture that can become a new default.
7 March 2017

BoinQ polyamory podcast (part 2)

Part 2 of the intro to polyamory conversation on BoinQ.co.za
21 February 2017

BoinQ polyamory podcast (part 1)

Part 1 of the intro to polyamory conversation on BoinQ.co.za
20 November 2013

We Need A Group?!

Why the sense of community is important to foster and maintain, particularly amongst poly-oriented people and other fringe sub-cultures.
9 October 2013

6 Things The World Could Learn From Burning Man

This year was only my second trip to Afrikaburn, the local leg of Burning Man, and it continues to be totally a mind-altering, uplifting experience. This […]
1 October 2007

Committed Couple

Ceremonies, like those that officiate a marriage, are extremely important not only to the pair entering said union but, equally, to their families and closer friends. It seems to me that often the ceremony is given far more importance than the marriage itself.