Photo by Patrick Tomasso on Unsplash The first time I came across the word Palimpsest was in the first Episode of the third … Continue reading Palimpsest: Scraped Clean and Ready to Use Again
A writer friend of mine recently called to share some of her frustration and disappointment upon learning that her friends … Continue reading Even Friends Will Let You Down Sometimes
For those of you who are regular readers of my blog, you will know that my family is very important … Continue reading When Your Family Lets You Down: Chin-up
Acknowledgement; (noun) Acceptance of the truth or existence of something. I enjoy reading acknowledgement sections in almost every book I pick. … Continue reading Acknowledgements
I’ve learned that you can get by on charm, for about fifteen minutes. After that, you’d better know something; This … Continue reading Beyond Charm: What Do You Know?
I hung my head in shame when I heard the news of the passing of South African author, journalist and … Continue reading MIRIAM TLALI: OUT OF PRINT?
This weeks’ blog post features a story by journalist, editor and writer Clinton Nagoor. My former colleague, editor and boss. We’ve worked … Continue reading A MILLION WAYS TO LIVE: WRITE HARD, DIE FREE
Hello, Hello! Today I thought I should share a surprising fact I learnt about my blog in the new year. … Continue reading THE SWEETNESS OF BEING YOURSELF…
This month on September 11 I marked 13 years as a journalist. So I thought I should dedicate this … Continue reading WHAT’S NEWS TO YOU? LESSONS FROM A 13 YEAR OLD JOURNALIST
“Love takes off the masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. I use … Continue reading UNMASKED: APPROACHING THE PAGE TO SURRENDER