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Meet the Staff

Barbara Braun, Admin Manager, Board Secretary and Liaison

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received? When you are grieving or struggling after a big shock time is the best healer.

What is your favorite food? Avocados and Mangoes, because they are delicious and have everything you need in them.

What is your hidden talent? Drawing cartoons.

What is on your bucket list? To visit Brazil and have a year off to just paint.

Mr Mduduzi Bhembe, Mathematics, Siswati, IB Coordinator, Careers Program

What is your favorite item you have bought this year? Cake cutters! They have already been put to good use.

What's the best piece of advice you have ever received? One of the best pieces of advice was to let life live as it will, and accept everything as it naturally is.

What is your favorite food? Chuchuza, also known as blackjack. It has great, bitter flavour, and is very nutritious.

What would the title of your autobiography be? NOTHING, I think. I think the title would be NOTHING.

Mrs Christine Matolo, Language & Literature, Science, Design, MYP 1,2,3

What is on your bucket list? To live a full and sustainable life of service to the greater community.

What is your favorite item you have bought this year? I just bought a couple of jars of Tahini, so that I can make Hummus.

What is your favorite food and why? Bacon, eggs and pancakes. I love food but I tend to lean toward any foods typically served for breakfast. Oh! And cake! I love desserts.

What would the title of your autobiography be? With Kittens and No Fences: an anthology of short stories and poetry.

Mr Nqaba Tsela, Individuals and Society, Drama, and MYP4,5

What is on your bucket list? To learn to play drums and take a road trip from the Cape to Cairo! As well as to produce, write or act in a British blockbuster movie!

What's the best piece of advice you have ever received? The best piece of advice I have ever received is to never give up and that failure is part of the learning curve.

What is your favorite food and why? My favorite food is wild spinach. The taste is to die for and it has lots of health benefits.

Ms Mildred Fato, Admin Manager, Admissions, Head of Hostel, Nutritionist

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received? Do you always.

What is your favorite food? Bananas because they are filling and nutritious.

What is your hidden talent? Singing.

What is on your bucket list? Writing a novel, owning a restaurant, and traveling the world.

Mr Jimson Simelane, Logistics and Maintenance, Boys' boarding

What's the best piece of advice you have ever received? Learn to be myself and independent.

What is your favorite food? I like greens because it is a cheap to get and healthy.

What is on your bucket list? To be successful in life, working hard to achieve my goals, respect myself and others.

What is your hidden talent? I think it's a lot.

Mr Bheki Nhleko, Music and Performing Arts

What's the best piece of advice you have ever received? Farming in the land is the way to go and never ask anyone to plant a seed.

What is your favorite food? My favorite food is a mix of vegetables.

What is on your bucket list? I wish to see Africa free again and publish African science.

If you had to delete all but 3 apps from your phone, which ones would you keep? Vidmate and Google.

Julie Hertslet, Physical Education and Visual Arts

What is your favorite item you have bought this year? A second hand, huge, hotel like towel! My favorite color and a great price!

What's the best piece of advice you have ever received? Don't be so hard on yourself about your child's educational needs. All you need to do is let him learn to read for joy.

If you had to delete all but 3 apps from your phone, which ones would you keep? Pinterest, WhatsApp, and the calculator.

What would the title of your autobiography be? The Mind and Mental Workings of Julie Hertslet, illustrated by Julie Hertslet.

Estelle Lombard - French

What is on your bucket list? To make a leather bag from impala skin, building a house, making sculptures with mosaic, going to Mongolia and crossing the steppes by horseback.

What is your favorite item you have bought this year? A mosaic cutter

What is your favorite food? Goats cheese because that is what I grew up eating.

If you had to delete all but 3 apps from your phone, which ones would you keep? Whatsapp, maps and Deezer

What is your hidden talent? is to always be able to make a plan.

What would be the title of your autobiography? Estelle.

Ms Virginia da Conceicao, Language Acquisition/Portuguese

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received? Lean on God not people.

What is your favorite food? Chicken (then seafood) and veggies because it is healthy.

What is your hidden talent? Preaching, counseling, dancing and a bit of singing.

Tina Ho, Physical Education - Ultimate Frisbee

What is your favorite food? Sushi as it is fresh and flavorful.

What is your hidden talent? I can play the violin.

What is on your bucket list? To make sourdough croissants.

What would be the title of your autobiography? One Loaf At a Time

Nhlanhla Simelane, Dance Choreographer and Guide

What's the best piece of advice you have ever received? Nothing is given, everything is earned here....Good, better, best to never let it rest until I was as good as better and better than my best.

What is your item you have bought this year? My huge speaker. I get to play music, dance and get creative. It's therapy for me.

What is on your bucket list? To have my own personal dance class, to go bungee jumping, to inspire other young people who want to be be artists.

What is your hidden talent? I'm an animation basically..., I'm also a gamer and singer.

Judy Armstrong, Accounts

What is your favorite food? Roast lamb and mint sauce. Mainly because it's not readily available in Eswatini.

What is your hidden talent? I am pretty good at answering music questions in quizzes.

What is on your bucket list? To visit friends and family in the UK and explore old buildings like churches and cathedrals.

What would be the title of your autobiography? The Procrastinator of Note

Dr Pernille Hansen, Councelor

What is on your bucket list? To swim with dolphins.

What is your favorite item you have bought this year? An Ethiopian jebena pot I bought in Sudan.

What is your favorite food and why? Curry, can't live without it.

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received? To trust your instincts.