Love To See You There

My journey with my poetry collection For You Or Someone Like You and the performances that I have been doing around it has been an exhilarating and terrifying one. And the last Johannesburg performance is on Saturday 1 December at 2pm at Love Books, The Bamboo centre,...

Heading Towards Half Way

Quick novel update: I have found some serious traction now that I am back home and in a routine. I have done this mainly by increasing my daily writing time by an hour up to two hours a day AND by adding in a planning session in the early afternoon before I wilt. By...

Guest Blogging for Gary Cool

Gary Cool from 2Oceansvibe Radio  asked me last week to write a couple of guest columns for HIS blog, so I duly complied. We met a couple of months back when he interviewed me about my poetry book and CD for his show… it was fun, so we kept in touch. It’s been...

The Truth About Cars…

My 2nd week in Johannesburg without my own private vehicle comes to a close and I am finding out some interesting stuff. Firstly, all this stuff about not being able to get around JHB without a car really is white-man’s problems. You can seriously just catch a...

Carless in Johannesburg

This was my first week in Johannesburg as an adult with no car of my own. It has been a very interesting week! My first observation is that, the assumption that you HAVE to have a car in Johannesburg is so deeply rooted that many people find it quite horrifying that I...