Nelson Mandela (on all the fondest hopes)

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”

Nelson Mandela (1918-2013). For many, a world without “Madiba” must have seemed incredible, but now it’s here. The triviality of Adidas and its “impossible is nothing” campaign becomes obvious in comparison to the brand of impossible things to be achieved in the world, according to Madiba’s way of thinking..

A dashing young man, and perhaps not a saint, but then what he *became*.