Author: Dr. Roze Phillips

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“Always be nice to anybody who has access to your toothbrush”, is what the elderly gentleman says to Denzel Washington’s character in a movie I glanced at last night. My parents were together till my father passed a few years ago. I don’t know for how many years they were married. For the purposes of […]

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Many years ago I spent a winter living in Denmark. I was cold to my bones and just downright miserable. For someone coming from the land of sunshine, the contrast was too much to bear. So I reached out to the homeland and asked for a food parcel – Marmite, Mrs Ball’s chutney, Maltabella, Chappies […]

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Today I spent time with Bumblebee. I frequently neglect him, but he does not judge. He knows I am busy. He also knows that inevitably I will come crawling back; that when the time is right, I will remember him.  I have learnt a lot from Bumblebee over the years. He has taught me that […]

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I need a time-out! Today I am declaring COVID-19 protest action day. Enough of it invading my every thought; of dictating my every action; of scripting my every conversation. Today it will not wreak the havoc it has so successfully done over the past few days of my life. Like Harry Potter’s Lord Voldemort, in […]

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At the height of COVID-19, I started every day with a 7h30 check-in call as part of the company Crisis Response team. On this call, I got my dose of reality. I equally got my dose of inspiration. I got to hear firsthand the amazing things people are doing across our business during this time.  […]

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I cannot remember the last time I shook someone’s hand. Instead, I have seen, and tried to emulate (unsuccessfully I might add) some very creative elbow and foot taps. I am very diligent in my social distancing routine! As time passes, however, a comical elbow and foot tap is making way for the start of something […]

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