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IS THIS MY PROBLEM 0R YOURS? THE UTIAN STRATEGY, 3RD EDITION

Tweet AVAILABLE OCTOBER 28, 2020 ON AMAZON   IS THIS MY PROBLEM OR YOURS? THE UTIAN STRATEGY 3rd Edition   New edition including a chapter on the problems presented by Covid-19. “We have a problem!!”   Ever heard those words – from a family member, a friend, or an employee? And how often have you […]

WULF UTIAN’S LETTER FROM CAPE TOWN THE FINAL ONE

Tweet WULF UTIAN’S LETTER FROM CAPE TOWN THE FINAL ONE MAY  2020 Different times merit a different letter. I cannot prognosticate the future, find the present conflicting and confining, and do not intend to become obsessed about the wonderful past. For these reasons this will be my last, my final letter to you all from […]

WULF UTIAN’S LETTER FROM CAPE TOWN – APRIL 2020 – A COVID-DRIVEN TRIP BACK INTO THE PAST

Tweet WULF UTIAN’S LETTER FROM CAPE TOWN APRIL  2020 A COVID-DRIVEN TRIP BACK INTO THE PAST Lockdown. Quarantine. Pandemic. N-95 Mask. Hand sanitizer. Social distancing. Virtual Passover Seders. Zoom. Terms like these that we could never have dreamed of in our worst nightmares have become the norm in this new frenzied world. South Africa went […]

WULF UTIAN’S LETTER FROM CAPE TOWN MARCH 2020 LIFE IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 SOME CAPE TOWN OBSERVATIONS

Tweet The mother of all Black Swans has turned the world on a dime, and no less in Cape Town. But watching the way the problem has evolved and been managed in first world countries has actually surprised me considering how it is being managed in a tiny country at the tip of Africa. To […]

WULF UTIAN’S LETTER FROM CAPE TOWN, FEBRUARY 2020 – BACK TO SCHOOL

Tweet WULF UTIAN’S LETTER FROM CAPE TOWN FEBRUARY  2020 BACK TO SCHOOL Several of you responded to my last “free-of-politics” newsletter saying you enjoyed political comment. Let me enter the water gently by quoting the following from Hannah Arendt in her book The Origins of Totalitarianism (Harvest Book – Harcourt Inc.): “The ideal subject of […]

WULF UTIAN’S LETTER FROM CAPE TOWN, JANUARY 2020

Tweet WULF UTIAN’S LETTER FROM CAPE TOWN JANUARY 2020 PICTURES ARE WORTH 1000 WORDS William Kentridge, South Africa’s most internationally recognized living artist, has concurrent exhibits running at two of Cape Town’s iconic museums. Incidentally he also has designed a stage set for the Metropolitan Opera’s current season in New York. Kentridge has an absolutely […]

WULF UTIAN’S LETTER FROM CAPE TOWN , DECEMBER 2019

Tweet FROM THE FRYING PAN INTO THE FIRE  What a difference six months makes. Half a year ago we left the tranquility of Belvidere and small village life of Knysna, returning to our half year in Cleveland. Now we are in Cape Town, ensconced in a luxurious penthouse in Bantry Bay facing the ocean and […]

WULF UTIAN’S LETTER FROM KNYSNA , MAY 2019 2018-2019 SEASON’S END

Tweet The days are getting shorter, the leaves are falling, and the breath of winter is being felt at the tip of Africa. We ended our season in Knysna with one more trip to Cape Town, then a few days in the north at a national medical conference in Pretoria, before leaving for a few […]

Wulf Utian’s Letter from Knysna, April 2019

Tweet WULF UTIAN’S LETTER FROM KNYSNA , APRIL 2019 SOUTHERN AFRICA IN CRISIS March has not been a good month for Southern Africa. To the north of South Africa climate change resulted in the worst natural disaster ever recorded in the southern hemisphere. A cyclone hit Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. One town alone in […]

WULF UTIAN’S LETTER FROM KNYSNA, MARCH 2019

Tweet WULF UTIAN’S LETTER FROM KNYSNA BACK TO EXPLORING MARCH 2019 We start many days of the week with an early morning walk on the pristine beach at Buffalo Bay, and I mean pristine. We usually have the half-moon 6km (3.8 miles) stretch of white soft sand to ourselves and at most the 8-10 people […]