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Candice Nolan / Mar 7, 2019

Shelter my people

This coronavirus pandemic has forced humankind to be more kind to other humans. The army removed the homeless, including street kids, from the streets and is housing them in a temporary shelter for the 21 day lockdown. Let me put this in perspective. A microscopic organism, which does not possess a brain is threatening the […]

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Lockdown in South Africa

My country, South Africa, is under lockdown. Well, from Thursday. Earlier in the day there were pictures circulating of the army amassing in a local suburb. And the other night I saw at least 20 metro police vehicles in convoy. I live opposite a lake. 20 metro vehicles! My community is already on lockdown. Nobody […]

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The end is nigh

Even the plagues of Egypt weren’t on the scale of the corona virus pandemic. The world has never before faced circumstances such as these. It’s as though the earth is purging itself. And we are the pandemic. These are the end times. The End is Nigh. I have been labelled as bi-polar. I’m told that […]

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Surviving Covid19 and Coronavirus

Response ability. I’m waiting for the President to address the nation. There is rumours that he will be closing shopping malls, amongst other measures. Basically putting the country in a state of lockdown. This is an incredible time to be alive. I have started a daily blog on my journey in surviving coronavirus and covid19. […]

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Panic attack

I had the longest shower ever. Hottest too. Running water and soap kills the virus, right?! I kept thinking “I wish there was a way that I could know whether I was infected or not” But there isn’t. This is Africa’s first pandemic. And none of us are going to make it out alive. Jip. […]

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Doom and Gloom

My day job involves processing news stories. Basically, picking up things from the wires and from 24 hour news channels. It tends to give one a jaded perspective on the world. In short: the sky is falling 24/7 365 all day, every day, and twice on Sunday. It’s hard not to get sucked into the […]

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Panic stations, everyone

Okay, shit just got real. Covid19 has been declared a national disaster. They shutting schools, banning gatherings of more than 100 people, cancelling sporting events. I feel like everyone is running around the streets screaming their lungs out. But they can’t. Because… Covid19. I am totally freaking out. This is me. Totally freaking out. Advertisements

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Backlinks: a novice guide

I have been running my website for about two years now. I learnt all about SEO and why it’s important. Well, not everything. Today, I took a crash course on backlinks. And mine are all but broke! All this time, I’ve been wondering how to increase traffic to my website! For the uninitiated, a backlink […]

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