FRED KHUMALO: Just don’t stop to think
Constant travel, serial speaking engagements and a 10-day walk all help to block the bad stuff from my consciousness
In my mother tongue, Zulu, we have a colourful expression: Iva likhishwa ngelinye iva. Literally translated, it means "To take out a thorn, you need another thorn."
My maternal grandmother used to throw this in my face whenever I asked why she was dressed warmly and drinking hot tea in the middle of a sweltering summer’s day in Durban.