Monday Musings: Your 2021 subscription starts today

Monday Musings: Your 2021 subscription starts today 1

5,4,3,2,1…Happy New Year (again)! To those who’ve only just returned to their inboxes, we’ve officially decided that 2021 begins today. From vaccines arriving to Trump departing, the first few days of January have already been pretty wild, which is why we’re saying screw it; let’s buckle up and give it another go. Take it from […]

Monday Musings: All I want for Christmas…

Monday Musings: All I want for Christmas… 10

At this point in the build-up to the Festive Season, chances are you’ve already heard Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” blaring over the aisles at your local Pick n Pay, or from your neighbour’s house across the street. It’s one of those anthems that everybody knows. Even if you don’t celebrate […]

Monday Musings 09 November: The tip and the pit

Monday Musings 9 November

I’m sure we can all agree that the biggest pitfall of 2020 was the COVID-19 pandemic. But before we think about the whole year, let’s keep it bite-sized and focus on a week that’s been filled with plenty of highs and lows, or ‘tips and pits’ as we like to say.  A significant tip or pit (depending on […]

Monday Musings Monday 12 October: There’s a snake in my boot!

You've got a friend in me

In October 1995, one of the most memorable animation films ever created was released, grossing over $373 million worldwide. The technology to pull it off did not exist at the time, prompting its Pixar creators to develop and execute a new era of 3D animation.   If you haven’t yet guessed, that was indeed Toy Story, which introduced […]

Monday Musings 14 September: “Now we know, we’re all we’ve got.”

Monday Musings 14 September: “Now we know, we're all we've got.” 28

In Ad Astra, a little-known space themed film, Major Roy McBride (Brad Pitt), an experienced astronaut, must embark on a mission to find his father, Clifford McBride (Tommy Lee Jones), who disappeared years earlier whilst on a project to discover alien life. The mission is both technical and personal. Roy must not only find his […]

Monday Musings 17 August: Moving like a tremendous machine!

tremendous machine

Picture: Secretariat Winning the Belmont Stakes. Photo by Bob Coglianese On March 30, 1970, in Virginia, Colorado, a bright-red, clumsy little chestnut colt was born with three white socks and a forehead star with a narrow blaze. Secretariat, as he was called, or “Big Red” as he was fondly known, went on to become one […]

Monday Musings 22 June: Where is all this rushing taking you?

Monday Musings 22 June: Where is all this rushing taking you? 29

As Blaise Pascal, a French mathematician, physicist and religious philosopher once put it, “all of humanity’s problems stem from our inability to sit quietly in a room.” In the colossal waiting-game of 2020, many of us have become addicted to the rush of the crisis, throwing ourselves into our work, charging ahead in our restlessness […]

Stuck in a content churn? Read this.

Stuck in a content churn? Read this. 30

If you create online content on a regular basis, chances are you’re often left feeling a little something like this:     It doesn’t matter if you’ve just started out or have been at it for 10 years. It’s easy to caught up in the content production and posting frenzy, especially when marketing experts and […]

When a team build meets a family getaway in the footholds of the Cedarberg

When a team build meets a family getaway in the footholds of the Cedarberg 32

48 hours at Piekenierskloof There’s not a lot that can beat a weekend away in the Western Cape with your colleagues. Especially when you’re a lively bunch with a pertinence for unicorns, and all things travel-related. As a travel marketing team, we know the value of a good holiday. Since we all work remotely between […]