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Andrew Cole

Communications Consultant, Self-employed in Cape Town

PechaKucha Cape Town

PRESENTED ON MAR 24, 2017
IN TOKYO @ VOL 145

"Cape Town is a place that attracts and gives birth to interesting people..."

A resident of Cape Town for the past 10 years, Andrew Cole reveals what makes Africa's southern most city an exceptional place to work, live & visit. Consistently voted as one of the world's top travel destinations, the Mother City is also a "cauldron of creativity".

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 4th, 2017. 

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The Grey Areas of Conscious Consumerism

BY NEOKA NAIDOO
@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

Neoka Naidoo, shares her idea that most people are unaware of the consequences of their daily choices. Drawing the link between daily products and the environmental and social impacts is necessary for people to question and take responsibility for their choices. In the globalized world we live in, learning the effects of 'buycotting' products is imperative.

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Mapping Cape Town’s Minibus Taxi Network

BY JOANNE CHEVALIER
@ VOL 42 ON MAR 07, 2017

In collaboration with WhereIsMyTransport, Joanne created a schematic map of Cape Town's informal transport network. The result is a cross between a first-world underground map and something more chaotic. Joanne will talk about the process followed in arriving at unique transport network 

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The Future of Emotional Intelligence

BY GREG BAKKER
@ VOL 42 ON MAR 07, 2017

Greg Bakker beleives that it's imperative we develop ways to explore the universality of thoughts and feelings unmentioned in our everyday lives. By connecting people in a socially innovative, secular space, where culture replaces scripture, we can build powerful communities that transcend the external environment so many of us are defined by.

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Inventions and Sustainability

BY RICHARD HARDIMAN
@ VOL 42 ON MAR 07, 2017

A tale about a cup of coffee that sparked a business idea to save the world. Richard Hardiman will share his story about the invention of WasteShark, an autonomous drone that 'eats' the plastic choking our harbours and then 'regurgitates' it for recycling.

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Working with the homeless in an inner city veggie garden

BY JESSE LAITINEN
@ VOL 42 ON MAR 07, 2017

Khulisa Solutions/Streetscape is an NGO that works closely with the police and the magistrates court to help petty offenders get a second chance working in vegetable gardens

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Living with Bushmen

BY PAUL JOHN MYBURGH
@ VOL 42 ON MAR 07, 2017

Tsamkwa/tge? Are your eyes nicely open? Paul will be sharing his knowledge of this ancient race and their story-pictures left as a record for humanity, their place in world evolution, and our place in the world as modern humans.

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Tokyo...Pow...Wow!

BY ANDREW COLE
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

Andrew recently attended the 3rd annual gathering of PechaKucha city organisers in Tokyo. He shares some of his observations and experiences based on a very short visit to the city, the world's largest.

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The Mind, Behavior and Plant Based Eating

BY NOELEEN BRIDLE
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

Noeleen Bridle believes plant based eating is the key to improving our health, happiness and overall appearance. Most importantly it is the link between food and behaviour that she would like to share with you. How can working with your thoughts and mind be the biggest tool in your life?

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Restoring Calm through Knitting

BY CONNIE ABRAHAMS
@ VOL 45 ON AUG 15, 2017

Connie Abrahams is uniting young & old, bringing peace & knitting skills to the children of her community. Aunty Connie, together with other pensioner-volunteers are breaking the stereotypes of the Cape Flats and bringing a sense of purpose and pride to the next generation with the Young Knitters Club