Retirement is not Restricted to “ou Balies”

Retirement is not Restricted to “ou Balies”

Mention the word retirement and the mind pictures grey hair, walking sticks, slow ponderous movement and a declining mental agility. But this only applies to that element of society made up of those who have completed their working life. The vast majority of working...
FACING OUR MORTALITY

FACING OUR MORTALITY

I suppose everybody, at some specific point in life, suddenly realises they are not going to live for ever. I also suppose it is not a moment which is remembered with pleasure or satisfaction. In my case, I grew up in a Roman Catholic home and was educated by nuns and...
Protecting Your Estate and Legacy

Protecting Your Estate and Legacy

Many South African legal practitioners are finding that the bureaucracy involved in the winding up of Estates is becoming more intricate and complex every year. It has reached the stage where it is no longer a financial option for them to meet the duties of Executor....
The Road Through History

The Road Through History

It is the close relationship that grows between grandparents and grandchildren which allows the passage of information, family traditions and history together with family culture and ethos. It is the responsibility of grandparents to share their experience and...
Young and Old: Built in Your Own Likeness

Young and Old: Built in Your Own Likeness

The bond created between the old and very young is strong and builds a relationship that seldom waivers, from both sides. I am the proud grandfather to 4 wonderful young South Africans. One of them lives just down the road and we interact on many levels when we...