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Awombness: Karima Brown

Candice Nolan / Mar 4, 2021

Awombness: Karima Brown

Candice Nolan / Mar 4, 2021

A giant has fallen. I’ve only just learnt that Karima Brown passed on. And silence rang in my ears. A moment of praise for the life of a true re...


Awombness: Spudcaster

Candice Nolan / Mar 3, 2021

If you enjoy my writing, then please follow my podcast. One of my hosts claims to run The art podcast. And it’s true. My podcasts offer slice of...


Awombness: Making Waves

Candice Nolan / Mar 2, 2021

Creating art. That’s what I do. Create tiny “eargasms” to tantalise the senses. Better than that, I reckon that’s what each of...


Awombness: Triomf

Candice Nolan / Feb 28, 2021

Wesley Pepper has done it again! Art Lexica is now ranking in a new category: “personal journals”. This is phenomenal! Just to remind you ...


Awombness: Relaunch

Candice Nolan / Feb 26, 2021

My podcast has close to 3000 plays. That’s phenomenal. For an indie podcaster. I’ve sorted out all the technical glitches, and I’m c...


Awombness: Getting My House in Order

Candice Nolan / Feb 21, 2021

There’s a certain freedom that comes with achieving one’s dream. A sense of peace and calm. Just to know what your purpose is on life and ...


Awombness: A Tribute to my Woke African Brothers

Candice Nolan / Feb 19, 2021

No, not you. The guy creating stupefying things. The man defying all the rules. The gentleman who’s voice will never be silenced. Yes, you. I se...


Awombness: Triumph

Candice Nolan / Feb 17, 2021

Exhortation to the Dawn Look to this day, for it is life. The very life of life. In it’s brief course lie all the varieties and realities of our...


Awombness: Workplace Bullying

Candice Nolan / Feb 12, 2021

I’m still on cloud 9 over yesterday’s post. I think it might be my favourite. And I don’t have favourites. You know, I was just thin...


Awombness: A Success Story

Candice Nolan / Feb 11, 2021

Awombness: A success story. Life has a funny way of shifting the goal posts. But adapt we must. One foot in front of the other. Slow and steady get...


Awombness: Onwards and Upwards

Candice Nolan / Feb 10, 2021

Awombness: Onwards and Upwards. Thank you so much to everyone who sent me a kind word in response to yesterday’s post. You have been a support t...


Standing Up to the SABC

Candice Nolan / Feb 9, 2021

Standing Up to the SABC. On the 28th of October 2020, and before I was admitted to hospital, I filed a formal complaint against my direct line manager...


Awombness: Prostaglandins

Candice Nolan / Feb 9, 2021

Awombness: Prostaglandins. My brain is swell. Quite literally. I’ve been diagnosed with Bipolar Mood Disorder. There’s more about that her...


Awombness: Writers Blog

Candice Nolan / Feb 8, 2021

Awombness: Writers Blog. I think I discovered a new phenomenon. The modern writer is forced not only to write, but to write about writing. SEO guides ...


Art Lexica Featuring: A COVID-19 Survivor

Candice Nolan / Feb 5, 2021

Art Lexica Featuring: A COVID-19 Survivor. The latest episode from Art Lexica is available across all podcasting apps. It offers a unique perspective ...


OSS: An Interview with a Frontline Healthcare Worker

Candice Nolan / Feb 4, 2021

OSS: An Interview with a Frontline Healthcare Worker. What an amazingly insightful interview with Sutra on OSS yesterday. I really enjoyed working on ...


Awombness: Coming Soon

Candice Nolan / Feb 3, 2021

Awombness: Coming Soon. I’m super excited about this week’s podcast episodes. The Other Side of The Sun features a Christian singer/songwr...


Awombness: Working From Home

Candice Nolan / Feb 2, 2021

Awombness: Working From Home. There’s a certain freedom that working from home (wfh) allows one. I recently started on this latest craze. And I ...


Awombness: Top Class

Candice Nolan / Feb 1, 2021

Awombness: Top Class. Before all the kaka’s at the SABC, I was at the top of my game. As legal reporter for the SABC, I was competing with the l...


Awombness: Manifesto

Candice Nolan / Jan 29, 2021

Awombness: Manifesto. How to build a media empire? Start at the bottom and work your way up. I’m not even at the bottom. Man, I’m the Mohammad Ali...


Awombness: Me Too Part Two

Candice Nolan / Jan 28, 2021

Awombness: Me Too Part Two. In high school, the boys would zing us with our bra straps. It was incredibly painful. Basically, they’d grab the st...


Awombness: Me Too

Candice Nolan / Jan 27, 2021

Awombness: Me too. Without the hashtag. I’ve been the victim of online bullying. And all because I pissed off some white chick. #whiteanger She ...


Awombness: Eve and the Apple

Candice Nolan / Jan 26, 2021

Awombness: Eve and the Apple. I’m still reeling. Euphoric. We now rank Position 66 on Apple Podcasts in the Category Visual Arts. Although, we&#...


Awombness: Apple Podcasts, Baby!!!!

Candice Nolan / Jan 25, 2021

Awombness: Apple Podcasts, Baby! Wesley Pepper’s Art Lexica is now ranking on Apple Podcasts at: Position 64 in the category Visual Arts (South ...


Awombness: A Covid Story

Candice Nolan / Jan 24, 2021

Awombness: A Covid Story. A few weeks ago, I told you about my elderly neighbour who had contracted coronavirus. This quite literally brought COVID-19...


Awombness: A Prospect

Candice Nolan / Jan 22, 2021

I love my city, Johannesburg. With its streets paved with gold (euro-centric folk could only imagine). Mining continues to this very day. In a rather ...


Awombness: Tribute to a Legend

Candice Nolan / Jan 21, 2021

My aunt, my mom’s eldest sister, passed away. She was going to be 73 next month. Her death was sudden, but expected. She hadn’t been well ...


Awombness: Restoration

Candice Nolan / Jan 18, 2021

Awombness: Restoration. My daughter changed the course of my life. The idea for the podcasting platform was born while I was battling post-natal depre...


Awombness: Bread and Butter

Candice Nolan / Jan 15, 2021

Awombness: Bread and Butter. Today is a good day. I’m making my own bread. Haven’t done this in ages. There’s something wholesome ab...


Awombness: To God Be the Glory

Candice Nolan / Jan 14, 2021

Awombness: To God Be the Glory. Philippians 1:6 reads “…That He who hath a begun a good work in you shall not rest until it is completed.&...


Awombness: Podcast Your Life

Candice Nolan / Jan 13, 2021

I’m really excited about the latest episode of OSS. The Solarkidd does amazing interviews with musicians and artists from Britain and beyond. Th...


Awombness: Write or Wrong

Candice Nolan / Jan 12, 2021

I guess I’m finding my voice. Blogging, I mean. That’s how this whole podcasting platform started. Off a blog I began writing during one o...


Awombness: How Do You Eat an Elephant?

Candice Nolan / Jan 11, 2021

Awombness: How do you eat an elephant. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step ~ Lao Tzu. Freedom was the goal at the end of Nelson Ma...


Awombness: New Birth

Candice Nolan / Jan 10, 2021

Awombness: New Birth. It seems I fell into the familiar trap. New Year, New Me – type bullshit. I haven’t been writing as often as I’...


Awombness: Breaking Bad Habits

Candice Nolan / Jan 3, 2021

They say it takes four weeks to break a habit. Not writing consistently is a habit I need to break. This is my moment. Moments are not imprisoned by t...


Awombness: A New Year has begun

Candice Nolan / Jan 1, 2021

Not to worry I’ll spare you all the platitudes of the season. Let’s keep it simple, shall we? I greet you hello. Joy for the new day and t...


Awombness: A Gift

Candice Nolan / Dec 10, 2020

Awombness: A Gift: You know, the only thing that kept us from genocide was a military miscalculation on Hitler’s part. History is a funny teache...


Awombness: A Griefcase?

Candice Nolan / Dec 1, 2020

Awombness: A Griefcase? I have finally come to terms with the hand I was dealt when God was dishing out biological fathers. My daughter, #babysesame, ...


Awombness: Winning the Race

Candice Nolan / Nov 30, 2020

No story has given me greater pause during my time as a legal reporter for the SABC than the story of Judge Nkola Motata. It’s not the fact of h...


Awombness: The Rot at the SABC

Candice Nolan / Nov 26, 2020

I am the Senior Constitutional Court Reporter at the SABC. On the 28th of October I filed a complaint against my line manager, Zolisa Sigabi (National...


Awombness: Intention Seeker

Candice Nolan / Nov 17, 2020

As a middle child, I was always the attention seeker. That is until the breakthrough I had at the wellness centre. You know, where I finally accepted ...


Awombness: In My Things

Candice Nolan / Nov 13, 2020

I am home. Was discharged this morning. And oh, does it feel good to be back in my things. My kanga. And my man. I am woman. Hear me roar. Across the ...


Awombness: The Boxer

Candice Nolan / Nov 11, 2020

Awombness: The Boxer There are all kinds of interesting South Africans at the funny farm. I can call it that because I’m funny. But you can̵...


Awombness: Cyclical Insanity

Candice Nolan / Nov 8, 2020

I attended a lecture, given by my Psychiatrist, Dr Caryn Van Wyk. That’s where I picked up the title for this week’s edition of Awombness:...


Awombness: Loving Allan

Candice Nolan / Oct 31, 2020

Loving Allan: working title So I have a rather complicated relationship with my birth father. A few days ago I realised that I’m no longer frigh...


Lockdown Log: Obtain Gallery

Candice Nolan / Oct 9, 2020

Lockdown Log: Obtain Gallery. Wesley Pepper’s Art Lexica features Obtain Art Gallery. They talk about attracting the black middle class as audie...


Lockdown Log: Papstix!

Candice Nolan / Oct 4, 2020

Lockdown Log: Papstix! Super excited about the latest episode from CAn’t Diss Podcast. We sat down with the Managing Director of Papstix, Grant ...


Lockdown Log: Marv Radio

Candice Nolan / Sep 29, 2020

OSS This edition of Lockdown Log features Marv Radio! It’s finally out! #theothersideofthesunpodcast In this latest episode, Solarkidd chats to ...


Lockdown Log: Lara Redd

Candice Nolan / Sep 23, 2020

Lockdown Log: Food, Not Bombs features Lara Redd! Wesley Pepper also chats to Fuzile Mavandla. Most importantly, he wanted to give a big shout out to ...


Lockdown Log: Junior Tomlin

Candice Nolan / Sep 21, 2020

Super excited about the launch of the latest episode from #theothersideofthesunpodcast. Solarkidd chats to Junior Tomlin about his new book. Also some...