All posts tagged: Cricket

“Off the Cuff” with visionary, Tich Smith

COTTONLANDS, KZN―Former Natal rugby player and cricketer for Natal and South Africa, Tich Smith and his wife, Joan, are the founders of Lungisisa Indlela Village (LIV) in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. LIV  is a place of hope and restoration for orphaned children and continues to transform young lives in a mighty way. Tich shares his human side with JournoNews. My secret pleasure is … reading the Bible and spending time with my grand-children. My first job was … packing books at Adams Book Shop for R60 per month. My most annoying habits are … speaking harshly to other people when I don’t really mean it. A clear childhood memory is … scoring my first 100 in a cricket match when I was seven. What makes me really nervous is … preaching the Word of God. The best advice my parents gave me was … to treat others how you would like to be treated. If I wasn’t a visionary, I’d be … dead. If I wasn’t a visionary, I’d be … dead. @TichSmithLIV Click To Tweet I’m most thankful for … God’s saving grace and mercy upon my life. My favourite meal is …

Off the Cuff with Debbie Kirsten

‘Off the Cuff’ with Author, Deborah Kirsten

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA — Author, Deborah Kirsten’s autobiography, Chai tea & Ginger beer was penned from her unique experience as the wife of international cricketer and coach, Gary Kirsten. A sought after motivational speaker, Deborah lives in Cape Town with her husband and three children. She reveals some candid gems with JN. My secret pleasure is … A big slice of lemon meringue pie, a good ‘chic flick’ (romantic comedy) and my journal. My first job was … I guess that would be teaching Sunday school at the age of about thirteen (but of course, that was unpaid). My first paid job was waitressing in a restaurant. My most annoying habits are … My husband would have a field day with this question. He would definitely say never hanging the car keys on the key hook. (It completely mystifies him why I bought a special hook for keys and then never hang the keys there). Other annoying habits are my tendency to accumulate clutter and my inability to pass up a good bargain! A …