The voice of FAN.

We’ve been seduced by a lie.

Today most men attempt to satisfy their masculine soul by living vicariously through others or in highly eroticised digital playgrounds. Is it possible to find fulfilment and live as a true man in this modern world?

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What is a Real Man?

Where is the image of true masculinity to be found? Is it in the round-house kick of Chuck Norris or in the decaf latte of the tame metrosexual?

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Building your child’s self esteem

Burning at the core of every child’s heart are some questions that beg to be answered. And the man who needs to answer is their father.

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Beauty and the Beasts

The feminine soul is one of the greatest treasures of the universe. Its beauty has no equal. Yet like all treasures of great value it has enemies.

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War on Women

Yet another daughter of our land brutalized at the hands of broken manhood. The deplorable evil we call gender based violence has made itself visible in a way which no man can ignore.

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The Father’s Embrace

The two greatest gifts a child can receive are a mother’s nurture and a father’s embrace. So much more than a hug the father’s embrace is the million things a man does in the love of his child. It’s his consistent, steady presence.

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5 commitments of all great dads

A father is his son’s first hero and his daughter’s first romance – the most important man in their lives. Yet being a great father doesn’t just happen. It’s a conscious choice.

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#RealManRealDad at TedX


This talk was given at TEDx Cape Town. Craig, Founder of FAN, believes that masculinity is a profoundly beautiful gift to humanity, and that it is wounded masculinity that is so often deeply destructive.

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The power of men

I am utterly convinced that if we could somehow place a good man in every household in South Africa crime would come to a grinding halt, our police force would become all but redundant and social services would never have to leave their offices.

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Deep Crisis calls for Radical Action

Rape and violence against women and children is a deadly cancer festering in the psyche of our nation and unless we take radical action to destroy it, it will destroy us.

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12 steps to prevent 12 steps

As fathers we will impact our children’s lives deeply and forever, that is a given, the only choice is whether it will be for good or for bad.

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Calling good men

Men have been given great responsibility for the lives and families and communities in their care, and they have been given great strength to fulfill these responsibilities.

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A father’s love for his daughter

Blythe. I adore her. Our passionate love affair has lasted just over fourteen years and shows no sign of waning.

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Exploring masculinity: the wild journey of raising a son.

Lately, the popular perception of manhood has shifted from ‘cowboys don’t cry’ to metrosexuals in touch with their feminine side and with a budget for moisturising cream and a face mask! Yet what is at the core of the masculine soul?

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