I see in today's Business Report that Nestle has decided to discontinue its milk purchases from a farm "owned" by Grace Mugabe, the wife of Zimbabwean madman (sorry, President) Robert Mugabe. I'm not sure whether it was conscience or international pressure that gave rise to this decision, but either way, good move, Nestle.
It may have been the sampling of that pineapple beer in Standard 8 that resulted in me choosing accountancy as my first career (and not touching alcohol since), but a far stronger Spirit has called me into my second career as I prepare for the exciting journey towards becoming a full-time minister in the Methodist Church of Southern Africa.
Being married to my wonderful wife Belinda, and having been blessed with an amazing son, James, is living proof that accountants DO have a personality. (Or maybe Belinda just felt sorry for me, perhaps?)
Judging by the blogs of Dion Forster, Wessel Bentley, and others, it looks like being able to blog is one of the requirements for being a minister (!), so here goes...