The early bird gets a lesson in patience

View while running in the early morning

Several years ago, I showed up for a meeting 12 hours early. It sounds ridiculous but it illustrates my obsession with time and it has become a bit of joke amongst family and friends.

It happened in Cape Town. I needed to set up a meeting with Nic who was helping us make a film and when he suggested a meeting at six I jumped on it and said, that’s perfect! Except he, as most rational people…



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Marcela Guerrero Casas

I am passionate about cities, public space & community engagement. Born in Colombia, I have spent my adult life in the US & South Africa. Cape Town is home.